Read time: 2 minutes

Republican Panelists Offer Democrats 2020 Electoral Advice. It Is...Ludicrous, Of Course

A panel on State of The Union filled with Republicans gives the Democrats some 2020 election strategy advice, which is stupid and ironic, all at the same time. Why would Democrats ever take GOP advice?
Views:

Jake Tapper's "State of the Union" had an all-star panel of Republican brain trust Sunday morning to discuss election 2020 strategy for the...Democrats. Their advice was so priceless...I mean, worthless. Yeah, worthless. Be prepared to laugh at the abject hypocrisy and idiocy in this clip:

KINZINGER: I think the country needs a unifying voice. It's period. I mean, I think the country is unbelievably divided. It's frightening to me. I would admonish the President on some of that as well. So, hey, better rhetoric. Let's unite people. I think I think with the Democratic Party in 2020 is they're going to end up with a far left candidate. Right now you see -- even the leadership of Nancy Pelosi, they're begging for their far left, they're turning to the far left. It's not going to be a centrist party. If it was a centrist party I think they would put up somebody up like Joe Biden and unlike Senator Santorum, I think that Biden would be a really tough candidate. But if you go farther to the left -- I think Americans are going to look at that.

TURNER: What's far left?

KINZINGER: Bernie Sanders. He's far left.

TURNER: Wanting -- wanting people -- let me tell you something.

KINZINGER: Yes, he's far left.

TURNER: Wanting people to have to have a $15 hour minimum wage. Wanting to make sure that people have --

KINZINGER: $25 trillion --

TURNER: -- Medicare for all. The same budget you guys gave to the military industrial complex. There is no far left. So don't paint --

KINZINGER: No, there is a far left. Senator Sanders is far left. You can like it.

(Bernie Sanders...is far left?)

TAPPER: Who are you afraid of?

KINZINGER: I said Joe Biden.

TAPPER: Joe Biden you think could beat Donald Trump?

KINZINGER: Yes, I think so because he's -- you know, he's kind of run as a centrist. I think he can attract the kind of people that are voting for Donald Trump, the middle class, the blue collar workers. I think he's the one that can take that away. You put somebody like Bernie Sanders over at the middle --


↓ Story continues below ↓

TURNER: You'll get run over in the middle.

Do the Democrats really care what the Republican's think about their "best candidate" for 2020? Absolutely not.

This is part of our continuing coverage of the 2020 elections.

View more


Comments

We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service (revised 3/17/2016) for information on our posting policy.