Friday, January 17, 2020

The Dems Move the Cantina into the Senate

Was it just me or did the march of the ‘peachment remind anyone else of the bar scene in Star Wars?

Hakeem Jeffries, Sylvia Garcia, Jerry Nadler, Adam Schiff, Val Demings, Zoe Lofgren and Jason Crow: just as diverse, nearly as weird as the original Cantina patrons.

 Image result for star wars bar scene

Four men - 1 Muslim, 2 Jews, 1 white guy who could pass as a Native American if need be; Three women - 1 black, 1 Hispanic, 1 suburban white mom. How Democrat of them: much more representative of the Dems victim group patronage than their Presidential debate panel earlier this week.

And speaking of Star Wars and Democrat presidential candidates many people continue to be underwhelmed by Tuesday’s game: “Doesn’t anyone want to be president?” asked James Freeman in the Wall Street Journal.

Oooh, oooh, oooh!  I do, I do!!

Six competitors took the stage at Tuesday’s Democratic presidential debate at Iowa’s Drake University. But nobody wanted to compete… Do any of the leading Democratic candidates want the job?

It that’s actually the case, I thing Tom Steyer would be the Dem’s best bet.

Image result for tom steyer democratic debate

He appears to be styled after C-3PO, a droid programmed for etiquette, customs and protocol intended to facilitate communication between different species.

Unfortunately, like C-3PO he appears to be rather oblivious of nuance.

Sanders, Warren, SteyerAwkward!

But he is useful in that he provides needed comic relief when the narrative bogs down. Plus, as the first total droid presidential candidate, he could help the Dems create an entirely new special interest group.  

“Hello fellow Droids, I’m Tom Steyer and I want to be your leader.”

Just imagine the dialogue in his presidential debate with PDJT:

“Something's not right, because now I can't see. Oh, oh, yes, that's much better. Wait... wait. Oh, my. What have you done? I'm BACKWARDS. You flea-bitten furball. Only an overgrown mop-head like you would be stupid enough to...”