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How the Bush Family Is Finally Defeating Donald Trump

FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2019, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden, left, and then-candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif. shake hands after a Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by ABC at Texas Southern University in Houston. Biden has chosen Harris as his running mate. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

Eric Zuesse

Perhaps more than anyone else, Jeb Bush organized the ‘electoral’ defeat of Donald Trump this year, and the installation of Joe Biden into the White House in 2021.

Jeb had been the Florida Governor who engineered the “Brooks Brothers riot” that, with the help of Antonin Scalia on 9 December 2000, defeated Al Gore’s U.S. Presidential campaign, and installed George W. Bush into the U.S. Presidency on 20 January 2001. It was a carefully pre-organized ‘riot’ led by out-of-state Republicans who were being paid by the Republican National Committee — there was nothing spontaneous or even locally Floridian about it, except that the Governor and his subordinate who oversaw it, Kathleen Harris, were Florida officials. Perhaps more than anything else, this astroturf ‘grassroots Republican’ rebellion against the Florida vote-recount, and the follow-through of it by the Republican Supreme Court judges, made today’s USA what it now is.

Jeb Bush holds a grudge that is obsessive, and he can’t forgive Trump for having wiped him out in the Republican U.S. Presidential primaries during 2016. He’s getting back at Trump, today, with another dark-money ‘grassroots Republican’ operation. (Republican billionaires, such as the Kochs, have been far more successful at funding Republican astroturf ‘grassroots’ organizations than Democratic ones have been.)

This is the dark-money-financed campaign ad for Joe Biden that Jeb, working behind the scenes, created via the dark-money group “Republican Voters Against Trump”, and which is now flooding onto TV, in the key battleground states, so as to make Joe Biden not just the man of America’s defense contractors such as Lockheed Martin, but also the man of (and in debt to) the Bush family, in particular:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=GFXBJR2yIDg

It’s an entirely truthful ad, because lying isn’t necessary in order to portray Donald Trump as a psychopath — just like Biden himself is, both a racist and corrupt (though the Democratic version is far more hypocritical about it).

And that’s merely one of their many ads — a torrent, all from billionaires who are collectively buying President Biden (actually President Harris, whom they had already bought). The only reason why Trump will lose is that everyone already knows what he has been doing as the President — America’s billionaires always give voters a choice between two unacceptable candidates, and America’s ‘democracy’ consists in voters choosing one of those two options which have been offered to them.

What’s not shown in the ad is that it is placing another psychopath, Joe Biden, into the White House. Whereas Bernard Schwartz, the former CEO of Lockheed, organized the dark-money operation that won Biden the Democratic Party’s nomination, Jeb Bush is completing the dark-money operation that will end up making Biden the President.

This is today’s American ‘democracy’. It’s much like the 2016 contest. In 2016, Trump won because Hillary already had a record in public office, and it was atrocious. But he barely scraped by to win it. This time around, Biden will win because Trump already has a record as the President, and it is atrocious — and it is lots more obviously atrocious than Hillary’s atrocity was, because Trump isn’t merely a former U.S. Secretary of State and briefly a U.S. Senator — Trump has actually been occupying this office, now, for nearly four years. What makes this ‘election’ similar to the one in 2016 is that it’s offering the voters a choice between two poisoned chalices, and ordering them to drink from the one that the voter chooses.

This has become the American way, of today. American democracy has degenerated into this aristocracy — the billionaires offer voters a choice between the two nominees that the billionaires have actually approved and selected.

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Investigative historian Eric Zuesse is the author, most recently, of  They’re Not Even Close: The Democratic vs. Republican Economic Records, 1910-2010, and of  CHRIST’S VENTRILOQUISTS: The Event that Created Christianity.

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jok
jok
October 2, 2020

USA? The best Democracy $Money can and does buy.

jok
jok
October 2, 2020

USA!!!!!! Corpo-rat, Bank, Wall St, Billionaire-ran… forever!!!

Susan Rarick
Susan Rarick
October 2, 2020

How long after Biden wins will the US find an excuse to involve itself in another regime change conflict. I still blame Obama for the millions dead and displaced via his Arab Spring. Bush – I was working in Thailand and met 4 women that walked all the way from Iraq to Thailand because all the men in their family were killed when we bombed a house containing ‘terrorists’ In fact that house was a 10 story apartment house.They had one male relative left and he lived in Thailand But hey as long as the elites don’t have to go… Read more »

Last edited 25 days ago by Susan Rarick
Ozymandias
Ozymandias
Reply to  Susan Rarick
October 3, 2020

Obama was worst than Bush because he was and is far more intelligent,in many ways President Obama’s failures outstrip President George Bush jr,his foreign policies were a disaster,failed state in Libya,ironically causing ethnic cleansing and slavery of black Africans,and to mention the head chopping terrorists that nearly took over Syria,yep Obama was the worst president for the world..

Paul Martin
Paul Martin
October 2, 2020

You’re clearly desperate, Eric. Do you actually think this is how it will end — with Trump’s defeat? Tell you what: if Trump wins, the Duran can easily take you off their roster, and with a perfectly clear conscience.

Last edited 25 days ago by Paul Martin
Susan Rarick
Susan Rarick
Reply to  Eric Zuesse
October 2, 2020

I’ll reply to the question if you don’t mind Eric. The fact that she admits to being a McCain Republican puts any comments up for valid debate. It was McCain that had a big hand in promoting the Steele Dossier to the FBI. Like the Bush family they have never seen a war they didn’t want other Americans to die in. Or better yet lose a limb in – they can make more money from that. This goes back to the LBJ era with Halliburton and then the connection to Bush (Go Texas). Which brings up the point about people… Read more »

William H Warrick III MD
William H Warrick III MD
October 2, 2020

The Bush Nazis are not going to defeat President Trump.

Bob
Bob
October 2, 2020

This is a really crap article. Trump is easily the best President of the modern era. He’s the only President to stand up for the American people against our enemies, especially China.

And that is why the Chinese have spread a bioweapon around the world during his reelection year.

And he will be reelected in a massive landslide, only terrorists, thieves, thugs, and morons support Biden and the terrorist Democrat party.

BobValdez
BobValdez
Reply to  Bob
October 2, 2020

Terrorists, thieves, thugs and morons just like you, hey, Bob?

Ozymandias
Ozymandias
October 3, 2020

I would say it was President George Bush jr that put president Trump in the White House,under him there was so much waste of money,resources and more importantly blood that led to America’s decline,at the beginning of the century America was the richest most powerful nation in history surpassing the both the Roman and British empires at their height and he blew it ,aided by war crazed neocons,and the corruption in wall street that caused the 2008 economic crisis was the coup de gra for the mightiest nation in history,thus handing world primacy to China..

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