… want Donald Trump re-elected, and is immediately rejected because “we just have to get Trump out.” I do not want to identify with a party let alone live in a country where blind loyalty to a political organization or politician is not only commonplace, it’s a demand. It doesn’t seem to dawn on liberals who engage in this sort of behavior that criticism of Joe Biden…
Oh, do I feel that. Friends of ours cut us off when we told them we had voted for Bernie in the primary and that we’d be holding our noses when we voted for Hillary in 2016. They said we were “damaging”.
It’s exactly the same now. Biden is no friend of Progressives, but we will have to vote for him. If we had ranked voting, I wouldn’t mind listing him as a safety, but we don’t, so my vote is coerced and I do not like it.