Democrats Start To Panic Over Kanye West Getting On Ballot In Key Swing States

A key leading Dem politician and one very close to Joe Biden, in fact, you could say the only reason Biden won the primary is because of House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-SC) support.

Biden was on the ropes after a lackluster start that caused the other candidates to see him as wounded so they would not quit the race.

They knew Biden would falter and thought they could scoop in and win the big prize. Enter Jim Clyburn who orchestrated Biden’s comeback win in South Carolina which then caused the establishment to rally around Biden and takedown Bernie.


They did and the other candidates dropped out and we have Biden. But two can play at those games and Trump and the GOP think they have their own spoiler in Kanye West.

He is getting on the ballots in key swing states and with an election destined to be close, any votes Kayne takes from Biden among young voters and minority voters will be fatal for Biden.

Thus the panic from Clyburn and others over West. An MSNBC reporter asked Clyburn:

“I want to ask you about Kanye West. I never thought I would be saying that to you, Mr. Leader, but there we are. He’s now on the ballot in Colorado and Oklahoma. We’re told that a Republican operative from the Trump campaign delivered his petitions in Wisconsin. Now, I know his family has said he suffers from bipolar and that this is not serious, but let’s face it, what happened in three states in 2016 by, you know, 80,000 votes, decided an election, decided a presidency, Jill Stein on the Green Party ticket. Could this be a Trump campaign effort to try to siphon off votes from Joe Biden in battleground states?”

Clyburn: “I don’t think there’s any question about that. I think we all saw what was going on there in Wisconsin, where he was getting help getting on the ballot.

But, you know, African-Americans, most especially, know what this campaign is all about. They’ve seen these kinds of tactics before.”

“We saw that here in South Carolina. I have been saying for years now that this whole Russia influence, I think their trial run was in the United States Senate race right here in South Carolina.

So we’ve seen this before. We fell victim to it when we didn’t know where it was coming from or what was going on. We now know, and we’re not going to make that mistake again.

If you fool me once, that shame is on you. You fool me twice that shame would be on me. We ain’t going to be shamed in this election.”