NewsBusters Podcast: Guardians of Democracy Hate Third Party Campaigns?

November 13th, 2023 10:54 PM

Whether it's elected Democrats (Jim Clyburn) or media Democrats (Jonathan Martin), it's considered "imperative" to ward off dangerous third-party campaigns for president. Anyone not voting for Biden is electing Trump. If you could imagine yourself voting for Sen. Joe Manchin on a "No Labels" ticket, you're electing Trump. If you vote for the Green Party, you're electing Trump.

The supposed guardians of democracy don't really like much democracy. You have to vote for Biden even if he "simply does not have the capacity" to campaign! On Monday, Martin wrote in Politico: 

The oldest president in history when he first took the oath, Biden will not be able to govern and campaign in the manner of previous incumbents. He simply does not have the capacity to do it, and his staff doesn’t trust him to even try, as they make clear by blocking him from the press.

This came in an article where Martin advised Team Biden how to elect their incapacitated president. 

Also: NBC Meet The Press host lectured RNC chair Ronna McDaniel that the whole "two-tiered system of justice" is wrong: "Democratic Senator Bob Menendez has been indicted, the New York Democratic Mayor Eric Adams just had his phone searched by the FBI, so doesn't that undercut the argument that there is a two-tiered system of justice? Democrats are being indicted, investigated, as well. How can you guys continue to make that argument?"

McDaniel replied with the big payments to an assortment of Bidens: "when you see $20 million go to ten different family members, through different LLCs, from foreign companies, it's really concerning. I always think if this were Donald Trump Jr. getting that money, there would be a big issue."

There is definitely a two-tiered system of media scandal coverage. Democrat scandals are barely touched. Honk if you heard NBC cover Mayor Adams having his phone searched by the FBI. The networks obsess over every Trump indictment or civil lawsuit, while Hunter Biden is a one-day story, then it goes away for another three months. 

Enjoy the podcast below, or wherever you listen to podcasts.