We're only really a month or so in to the Zhou Baiden regime and we're seeing real disarray and infighting. A lot of this is attributable to Zhou's obvious incapacity. Dan Bongino was talking about this last night, saying that his sources ALL say Zhou is in big trouble.
A couple of days ago Don Surber had a clever piece about the Neera Tanden nomination, said to be in trouble. It was longer than his usual quick hits, so I just want to focus on one major point: There's a battle going on to be in charge of the regime, because we all know Zhou is a mere figurehead:
Washington is engaged in a game of insider baseball over a looming rejection by the Senate of Neera Tanden as director of the Office of Management and Budget.
Officially, Tanden stands accused of mean tweeting. In Washington, your son can collect bribes from foreign governments and spend the loot on hookers and cocaine, and no one believes that disqualifies you as president.
Ah, but mean tweets are an impeachable offense.
But the Tanden story gives a sneak peek at the Coalition of Kooks now running the show.
Biden is an afterthought for Democrats. The Ron Klains matter. They battle it out. They give you Neera Tanden, whose qualifications boil down to her sex and race. The Kennedy administration bragged that they were the best and the brightest. Here is a chilling thought, what if the Biden staffers are the best and the brightest Washington has to offer?
Yes, because we know there are some real lightweights at the WH, and we didn't vote for them.
This morning Paul Mirengoff chimed in, along the same lines. What I'm quoting, under the title, is actually from something Mirengoff wrote back in September, and it's coming true before our eyes:
Tevi didn’t have occasion to discuss infighting under a president with diminished mental capacity. One has to go back to Woodrow Wilson’s second term to find such a president. But Biden’s mental capacity seems somewhat diminished already, and will likely decline as he approaches his 80th birthday. Thus, there might well be something like a void in the Oval Office in the event of a Biden presidency.
The sense of a void at the top of any organization will likely make infighting all the more intense — especially if that organization happens to be a high stakes operation like, say, the government of the United States.
A void at the top. Yep. Lots of turmoil to look forward to.
And then there's the story everyone is talking about--who was it that called in the airstrike on Syria? Again, I just want to focus on the one point from a longer piece--who's in charge?
What's vivid is that questions are being raised about whether Joe really made the call.
First, note that his vice president, Kamala Harris, was kept out of the loop. According to a report citing a White House official, she's said to be steaming that nobody told her before it happened. And she's probably more steamed to learn that that news got out, advertising for everyone that her giggly round-heeled self is viewed, even in the Biden White House, as a lightweight.
But we already knew that.
Again, this is early days for the regime. Look for more stories and more signs.