Desperate Biden Campaign Starts Name Calling

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President Biden’s desperate reelection campaign has adopted a new tactic that comes right out of the Trump playbook.

Get ready to hear the phrase “Broke Don” a lot more.

The Hill noted that some have considered the name calling offensive, while others have been dismissed as mere frivolous insults, writes The Hill.

Now, the Biden team is seeking to turn the tables in attempting to make one stick to Trump while it worked this week to highlight the former president’s lagging fundraising numbers in the 2024 race.

The Biden team is now trying their hand at lambasting the former president, often by poking fun at his debts as he faces mounting legal penalties, leaving some Democrats questioning if that’s the right move.

“The Biden team’s instinct to earn free media, try to get under his skin, and go on offense is the right one. But mimicking Trump has been done before and has never really worked,” one Democratic strategist said.

“You can’t out-Trump Trump because he’s the original version. I would say they need to be more creative in producing their own original and unique strategy to bring him down a peg that shocks and awes,” the strategist added.

The strategy may backfire against Democrats, reminding the public that the party appears to be abusing the legal system to attack Trump and seize his assets in an effort to undermine his campaign. 

Pollster Frank Luntz issued a dire warning to Democrats on CNN over the weekend, wrote America’s News Brief

“I want you to remember this moment and don’t forget it,” Luntz said during an appearance on CNN. “If the attorney general starts to take his homes away, starts to seize his assets, it’s all gonna be on camera. Pundits are gonna sit there scream about this, ‘this man cannot be elected.’ You’re going to create the biggest victimhood of 2024 and you’re going to elect Donald Trump. If they take his stuff, he’s gonna say that this is proof that the federal government and the establishment and the swamp in Washington and all the politicians across the country and the attorneys generals and all of this, that this is a conspiracy to deny him the presidency.”

When other opponents have tried to “out-Trump Trump,” they have failed massively. In 2016, as the then first-time candidate steamrolled the GOP primary, Marco Rubio desperately attacked Trump for the size of his hands, a maneuver that was relentlessly mocked by commentators and voters alike. 

Rubio eventually backed Trump and worked with him and is now considered a potential running mate to the former president, according to New Conservative Post.

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