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Joe Biden won't travel to Milwaukee for 2020 DNC
because of coronavirus concerns

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Posted By: tisHimself, 8/5/2020 5:56:59 PM

Whatever was left of an in-person 2020 Democratic National Convention evaporated Wednesday as organizers announced Joe Biden won't be traveling to Milwaukee to give his presidential acceptance speech. And neither will any of the other speakers who will address the Aug. 17-20 convention. With the coronavirus pandemic paralyzing modern politics, Democrats will hold a virtual convention. Biden will accept the party's presidential nomination from his home state of Delaware.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: MMC 8/5/2020 6:04:00 PM (No. 501086)
Can’t let Joe out of the basement.. What would Ross Perot say about this?
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Reply 2 - Posted by: GoodDeal 8/5/2020 6:04:15 PM (No. 501087)
Oh my gosh the excitement is excruciating. Not.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: dbdiva 8/5/2020 6:14:14 PM (No. 501095)
Not buyin' this. If Dims can convene to riot, burn, and loot they can convene an actual non virtual convention. I see no difference between them. It's not the virus that has them spooked. They are not at all certain that they can protect and control Joe's off the cuff "musings." The virus is providing them with a plausible cover story for their decision to keep him in the basement as long as is humanly possible.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: andyboy 8/5/2020 6:14:47 PM (No. 501097)
If elected, Biden will be inaugurated in his basement and will remain there for the next 4 years, "due to Coronavirus concerns."
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Reply 5 - Posted by: NorthernDog 8/5/2020 6:16:10 PM (No. 501099)
This should be fun. Joe's on-line speeches usually feature him yelling at the camera, a face mask dandling from one ear, and a gaggle of geese wandering by outside the window.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 8/5/2020 6:16:35 PM (No. 501100)
Oh, come on, Bite Me. You can't spend all of your golden years in a basement?
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Reply 7 - Posted by: LadyVet 8/5/2020 6:21:55 PM (No. 501107)
Nothing to do with Covid-19. All to do with dimentia.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: LanceLink1 8/5/2020 6:23:10 PM (No. 501110)
C'mom joe, we all know the real reason. You're not fooling anyone.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: davew 8/5/2020 6:24:59 PM (No. 501113)
I've been watching the daily briefings from President Trump and, I must say, I'm enjoying the new "mellow" approach. He's transforming "Orange Man Bad" into "Mellow Yellow".
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Crusty_Rusty 8/5/2020 6:33:24 PM (No. 501125)
It's not for concern for the dangers of the CCP-Virus, it's because he wouldn't know why he was there! Question: Who will deliver Delerious Joe's Acceptance Speach? Joe Lockhard, Kameelier Harrissss, Nancy the Fool, a Commie ie (a Comey), one of the Obummers, DeBlousio? Curious Minds Want to Know........ None of the above. It'll be Soros.............
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Reply 11 - Posted by: udanja99 8/5/2020 6:42:59 PM (No. 501136)
That’s his story and he’s sticking to it. Until he doesn’t.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: TXknitter 8/5/2020 6:50:08 PM (No. 501140)
So...we are supposed to respect as a real candidate for leader of the free world an aged confused man so fragile he can’t be in public. The virus STILL has s 97% recovery rate and many elderly recover too. This is just nuts.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: seamusm 8/5/2020 7:00:16 PM (No. 501151)
Fancy that! Covid causes dementia and stumble tongue. Will wonders never cease?
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Luandir 8/5/2020 7:02:43 PM (No. 501155)
"Because of cognitive concerns," you mean. He must really be getting bad...
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Sunhan65 8/5/2020 7:10:13 PM (No. 501159)
Or he became confused and now thinks "Milwaukee" is Elizabeth Warren's birth name.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: MMC 8/5/2020 7:19:44 PM (No. 501167)
Brain got creative... we need an ad campaign of “where’s Joe Biden?” Like the Where’s Waldo? Where’s Joe on this issue? Where’s Joe on that issue? Where’s Joe on campaign trail? Joe’s face on the Waldo character.. If he can’t show up on campaign trail, how will he show up on National Security, Economic issues... our country deserves better than a cardboard cutout President ..
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Lawsy0 8/5/2020 7:20:56 PM (No. 501168)
Is it because of coronavirus concerns or because they cannot get qualified caretakers for the entire convention? Or does he just forget to put on his trousers?
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Bur Oak 8/5/2020 7:29:18 PM (No. 501178)
Biden will announce a VP nominee. Shortly thereafter he will announce that he will not be the nominee for president.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: FunOne 8/5/2020 7:46:30 PM (No. 501190)
Darn. There goes the betting pool on what city he would mention in his opening remarks: "It sure is my honor to be with all of you great people here in ___________" Favorites were "Minneapolis" or "You Know the Place".
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Reply 20 - Posted by: padiva 8/5/2020 7:50:28 PM (No. 501193)
#16 Great idea. PDT thinks ____ about this situation. What does Biden think about _____? (play a video of dopey) Who has better ideas?
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Reply 21 - Posted by: dirtyjersey 8/5/2020 7:52:06 PM (No. 501195)
Biden has lived in the mental basement for years. He simply chose a matching decor.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: john56 8/5/2020 8:12:42 PM (No. 501205)
The average iq of the residents of Milwaukee would have fallen 7 points if Joe and his entourage had shown up.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: Italiano 8/5/2020 8:23:45 PM (No. 501217)
He probably thinks that Milwaukee is a province in China, and doesn't want to risk it.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: tisHimself 8/5/2020 8:25:04 PM (No. 501218)
The concern is that Joe would go to the Safehouse and not be able to find his way out.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: snowoutlaw 8/5/2020 8:25:33 PM (No. 501219)
No problem they could probably fit all of Biden's supporters in his basement.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: proactus 8/5/2020 8:41:03 PM (No. 501232)
It’s “Joe’s World..excellent!” Party on Joe, Party on Wayne, Party on Garth.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: DVC 8/5/2020 9:02:52 PM (No. 501250)
He has one of the critical comorbidities, a fried brain.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: TrueBlueWfan 8/5/2020 10:14:16 PM (No. 501284)
Since the police groups have told them they won't be working the convention, I guess they figured it wouldn't look too good to have open riots on the convention floor. Besides, we might be dealing with a Weekend at Bernie's situation pretty soon.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: ROLFNader 8/5/2020 10:54:57 PM (No. 501304)
So, he plans to accept the nod from the basement of his basement?
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Reply 30 - Posted by: bighambone 8/6/2020 12:53:45 AM (No. 501351)
Biden has serious underlying medical conditions, if he were to come in contact with Mr COVID from China his handlers know that Biden, at his age, would most likely end up very sick or even a dead duck. Since Biden can’t go out into the world, how can he competently and efficiently run the Presidency?
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Reply 31 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 8/6/2020 1:49:30 AM (No. 501370)
Keep in mind, this is perfectly okay, but the minute the President said he may give his acceptance speech from the WH, Nasty Nancy went nuts.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: Trigger2 8/6/2020 2:50:16 AM (No. 501389)
Weak excuse. The real reason is that the DNC doesn't want to expose the dementia in the pervert moron on a large scale.
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Reply 33 - Posted by: john56 8/6/2020 11:33:21 AM (No. 501808)
Gee, how well did skipping Wisconsin work out for Mrs. Clinton in 2016, Joe? PS ... I like the Safe House reference. Went there a couple years back when I took my kid up to Green Bay for a Packers/Bears game. We had a real hoot at the joint, and the food was good. For those who don't know, Safe House is a bar/restaurant set up to look like a spy den with all sorts of neat spy-type things, pictures of KGB agents and stuff like that. You're supposed to know a password to get in to the place, but if you don't they make you do something goofy (like dance or sing a song) to get past the front desk and enter the secret place.
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