Joe Biden makes pitch to rural Iowans with 'No Malarkey' bus tour

Laverne Higgins
December 4, 2019

In an interview with the outlet during his "No Malarkey" tour through Iowa, Biden said he asked Obama not to endorse him.

And while, yes, it could possibly just be a planned stunt, and the young woman is a plant, and blah blah blah, I honestly haven't seen a politician yet who is that good of an actor.

Yes, I am aware of the irony that the majority of political campaigns are predicated on trying to perform both "authentic" and "sincere" at all times while also staying true to their campaign platforms, the strained and performative result of which is, of course, that they achieve neither.

She became tearful herself as she said: "My mother and I had very different views of how to build a future. And I've never been in a position seeking the nomination where I have had the money and the organization to be able to get open headquarters all over the state". Buttigieg has recently been polling in first place in the state.

"If they were replicating what we did in 2007, they would already have the resources and infrastructure on the ground in SC like we did", he said. When asked whether Buttigieg now had the enthusiasm and the moderate positioning, he again scoffed.

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The Eagles are also a mess, dropping three straight and five of their last seven games after 13 weeks of action. That tilted common opponents in Philadelphia's favor, even if Dallas beats Chicago next week.


The former vice president then accused the media of going too easy on Buttigieg, saying his opponent had once supported a more liberal health care plan but then pivoted. OK, come on, man, give me a break. "You'd have torn my ears off".

After the emotional moment, Raelyn told CNN: "I loved it". "She lives in MA, she's invested millions and millions of dollars in New Hampshire, why shouldn't she be known there?"

Warren's response, describing the strained relationship with her mother after her divorce, is shocking in both its rawness and its openness.

But on Sunday night, with 64 days until the Iowa caucuses, Warren's campaign switched it up - an attempt to offer a more personable pit stop on the campaign trail on the heels of the candidate's recent dip in the polls - and the result was, indeed, unique. "By the way, that's a wonderful thing".

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