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Author Paul Begala discusses Joe Biden's campaign and his new book 'You're Fired: The Perfect Guide to Beating Donald Trump.' Aired on 08/05/2020.
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Begala: Dems Must Focus On Voters More, Trump Less | Morning Joe | MSNBC

74 Comments on "Begala: Dems Must Focus On Voters More, Trump Less | Morning Joe | MSNBC"

  1. To use his words, Trump “is what he is”, voters either see him as a buffoonish wannabee dictator, or the savior of the country. Whatever people think of Trump, their perception will not change so there is no point trying to prove that Trump is terrible, no minds will be changed one way or the other. Dem’s need to focus on the people and and the issues, present concrete plans on what needs to change and how.

    • TheBragg Gaming | August 6, 2020 at 11:25 AM | Reply

      Actually Democrats are focusing on the people, Republican Mitch is blocking most of the proposals. Politics is crazy but Politics in America is crazier because money is the vehicle that changes legislation. You can’t change a thing without money in Congress. Democrats know that and they try their best to bring up proposals and changes that they can win with the money and supporters available to them.

    • @TheBragg Gaming I don’t know if you can even call what is happening in America politics anymore. America is a reddit thread come to life.

    • @Elmosweed Exactly, so it isn’t just one person is it?

    • Francela Carrizo | August 6, 2020 at 12:12 PM | Reply

      Many Trumpistas have changed theirs minds, so there is hope that many others will see the lights

    • @Gregg I will try and find the article I was referring to.

  2. ღSwnsasyღ _ | August 5, 2020 at 11:39 AM | Reply

    Been saying this.. Stop making him the focus and make that the American people!

    • Comfort Living | August 7, 2020 at 1:59 AM | Reply

      @William H Music 2020 William you are playing the song in the wrong key! 👁️ You are too consume with hate for me to take you seriously.👁️ You are unimportant and useless. Your hopelessly white outlook on life have not filled your heart with joy. Come this November you will still be playing the wrong notes in the wrong keys, because you have no moral compass to guide you through life! 👁️ Your parents have failed you! You are the tragic outcome of a racist conservative culture that taught you to hate black people and others. 👁️Tragic William playing smart, and not being clever. 👁️ 🤔 🙄🤓😩🇺🇸🔫🐘😔😷

    • Comfort Living | August 7, 2020 at 2:01 AM | Reply

      @Crystal Giddens Crystal, stop being so whiney. 👁️ 🤔 😎

    • @Kevin McNeil Unlike Trump who said ” I am the least racist president”

    • @The Geek Is Strong They use a 3 word slogan in their campaign for re-election

    • The Geek Is Strong | August 7, 2020 at 8:05 AM | Reply

      @Al Pal over here we had nonsense like Brexit means Brexit and Make Brexit Happen. They just appeal to stupidity

  3. Richard Owens | August 5, 2020 at 11:44 AM | Reply

    Any attempt to ignore Trump will result in even more outrageous behavior from him – because, he is literally addicted to attention.

    • Yes, and then he just keeps digging himself a deeper hole. Problem solved.

    • @William Biden has forgotten more than Trump will ever know about effective governance.

    • Investigative Audit | August 5, 2020 at 6:23 PM | Reply

      @AJ Rimmer I thought he keeps digging his FOLLOWERS also a deeper hole!
      Per my investigation, Trump is master in creating propaganda & conspiracy theories to scare & brainwash his voters, and then highlight himself as the only savior & hero against the fake news and the mess he himself created!
      Please read my investigation report on how he is running the biggest propaganda & conspiracy theory machinery in US history under the umbrella of SOCIALIST Falun Gong’s media channels
      (Link to the PDF FORMAT of my reports is also available in comments section of the videos – there are more reports on my channel on propaganda & conspiracy theories, including WHO, HCQ, 5G, China, etc.)
      (Please share & subscribe)

    • @AJ Rimmer What we’re in right now? This is your idea of effective governance?

    • @AJ Rimmer Lowest unemployment in history before we were attacked by the CCP and MSM/deep state. Trump is protecting us from the CCP, your masters, and every move makes is for our SOVEREIGNTY.

  4. Sewer level character. He got that right. Tre45on!

  5. TrumpVirus-19 | August 5, 2020 at 12:01 PM | Reply

    Biden: Coffee and cream?
    Trump: Covfefe and bleach?
    Me: VOTE… mail!

    • TrumpVirus-19 wow ! Good on u , man ! It drives me nuts that the Press & his critics in general, do not stay on point about the fact that he defunded EVERYTHING that was there to help us in this kind of regrettable situation. Starving necessary departments of much needed funding, so he could create a statistic giving the appearance of less spending is no way to run a Government. That’s magical thinking. In regards to the opioid epidemic, he has done something similar, but not quite : he turned the handling of the epidemic over to the CDC, who then shut down all the pain management doctors leaving the patients with no options. Then, they arranged for Medicaid to pay for free methadone for addicts…but, only if they are black. That’s crazy. He was trying to create a statistic of getting black addicts into rehabilitation treatment, but instead he has created a much worse addiction problem in a community that rarely used methadone. What this has done has created a black market for the drug, one that never existed before, and major scamming built around the medical ride services that Medicaid offers. But, worst of all is the racial tension at the actual clinics. Providing a free service to one race while charging the other $400 + per month is a recipe for danger & violence. Not that Trump cares about what happens to any of those people. I drove my neighbor there for 2+ months at the start of the pandemic, and while waiting outside it was obviously an open air drug market, and extremely tense with anger & violence which is why I told her I didn’t want to drive her there any more. It was legit terrifying. Thanks Trump.

    • Richard Henry Sr | August 6, 2020 at 8:57 AM | Reply

      trump…LOVE IT!!

    • TrumpVirus-19 | August 6, 2020 at 9:08 AM | Reply


    • Ignore the troll TrumpVirus19

    • TrumpVirus-19 | August 6, 2020 at 11:06 PM | Reply

      @Bryn Poo KC is a Bot

  6. It’s called “rope a dope” in boxing – let don the con just go ahead and knock himself out.

    • @snoop alert yeah. 4 more years hopefully behind bars. There coming for him😃😃😃😃

    • @Mochap 70 that’s not the new they’ve been coming for Trump for a long time
      He’s the most vetted president in the history of the country they couldn’t find anything on him
      Do you think they could do the same for quid pro quo Joe lol

    • Larry Sernyk | August 6, 2020 at 8:49 AM | Reply

      Whack a mole

    • @Mochap 70 Really, if you have a 401K how’s it doing? Trumps economy at it’s weakest is stronger than Obama’s was at it’s best. For those not suffering from TDS we think he is doing a fantastic job. Especially having to deal with constant obstruction from the Marxists. You want to see the country run into the ground go ahead and vote for O’Biden and the socialists. Can you explain to me your fantasy of ruining the country?

    • @Gregg Well..Since I have put in a long 12 hours at work and I am winding down with a glass of Red for relaxation…

      I’ll try to be brief…

      1. My 401K is doing lovely. TYVM
      2. RUMP INHERITED the “Comeback” Economy that Obama &Biden help bring back the Country from the disastrous Financial Crisis of my time. (I’m sure you remember that)

      3. Rump…on his most glorious stable mind has managed to FAIL OF EPIC PROPORTIONS on this great economy by NOT having a National and Federal Plan and now the Economy has fallen off the cliff.

      4. While greedy Corporations and many of the Orange Orangutan friends are gobbling up all the PPP LOANS; My partner and his family business are sadly still waiting for some of that money so they can continue to thrive.

      Rump has been a COLOSSAL FAILURE so freaking FAST.

      NOW…Im going to bed. I have another great day at the office TOMORROW
      Go do whatever it is you trailer park people do😛😛😛😛😃😃😃

  7. Furthermore: give voters The Biden proposal for his “Dream Team” – i.e. Cabinet (and why) ; which may serve to indicate his intentions as President…and “spread the wealth” of voices for this election/electioneering. To wit: the election is not (and should not be) about electing one individual… it’s about electing a government (all the way down to Dog Catcher). FWIW, Executive Cabinet can be “adjusted”, as the need(s) may arise.

    • If you host a nightly news show on Fox FOXA or MSNBC
      or anchor the news for a major network like CBS CBS or ABC,
      chances are you’re going to pull in Millions of dollars Annually

      Robin Roberts, a host of ABC’s Good Morning America, is currently the highest-paid female news anchor,
      Forbes estimates, with a salary of $18 Million a Year
      (still less than Matt Lauer’s $25 million for hosting Today and Bill O’Reilly’s $18.5 million for The O’Reilly Factor).
      Jan 3, 2017

      The mainstream media is all about money.
      They are trying to mind control America to their own agenda and Propaganda.

      1 sided news. Slanted news.
      It is all the media knows how to do.
      Not about Truthful news,
      only in favor of the Media and WHO IS BACKING THEM.

      Wake up America, we are being used like a bunch of sheep!

      Democrat or Republican used to be a way to Vote,
      NOT a Way of Life for Americans!

      We are Daily fed by the mainstream media on politics.
      Everything now has a Political twist to it.
      Even a pandemic can’t be discussed without bringing politics into it, Daily.

      Politics has become the new American Religion.

      We aren’t Land of the Free when
      we have to believe the way a Political Party does to be ‘socially correct’ and to decide what ‘side’ we are on

      Daily life shouldn’t be about politics
      Honesty, integrity, honor
      (These are the opposite of politics and media)

      I’m not Democrat!
      I’m not Republican!

      I’m American!!!!!

      We aren’t a perfect people.
      We aren’t a perfect Nation
      No one and no Nation is perfect.

      I can not accept a government that wants to take away our Pride and Unity.
      The Democrats and Media did that this year, trying to make our 4th of July celebration of our Great Nation a bad thing.
      We have lots of room for improvement but we can raise up to our better selves United Together, with good leadership that are Proud to be Americans!

      Democrats say it is wrong to be proud to be Americans
      That is very dangerous.

      Million of people worldwide have immigrated to America over the centuries for a Better Life, willing to work hard and go through the struggles, to give their children the American Dream.

      We were together as a Nation after 9/11

      We were together in early April to Flatten the Curve

      We can still strive for the Highest Ideals that this country was founded on

  8. If trump is from Mars, NASA needs to send him home

  9. Seven Falls Trail | August 5, 2020 at 12:16 PM | Reply

    Democrats need to let Trump & the GOP tweet & talk their way out of a job .

    • Alex Hamilton | August 5, 2020 at 1:47 PM | Reply

      Seven Falls Trail
      well you are assuming that the majority of voters care about tweets as much as the leftest Democrat base. This
      is why I feel the Democrats base is way out of touch with other Democrats. I would worry more if I were a Democrat that voters will look at
      the Democrats leadership in Seattle, Portland, New York, Washington DC, Minneapolisand other major cites and ask themselves, “Do I want those fools
      in charge of the Federal Government?”

    • BIDEN has promised to give amnesty to ALL illegals | August 5, 2020 at 4:50 PM | Reply

      WHAT HAS BIDEN DONE for USA in his 50 year career in politics ??


  10. Sophie Peraaud | August 5, 2020 at 12:22 PM | Reply


  11. So true. Trump is digging his own hole Dems do not need to help fill it up.

  12. Marty Schrader | August 5, 2020 at 12:36 PM | Reply

    Yepper — Justice Democrats, on the way.

  13. Parslow Pongbert | August 5, 2020 at 12:39 PM | Reply

    Yes “Joe”, true, and ex Republicans need to denounce their own past behaviour in forming a Republican Party that was open to dictatorship.

    • You ask them to be suicidal ?

    • Investigative Audit | August 5, 2020 at 3:28 PM | Reply

      …dictatorship… propaganda & corruption:
      My investigation report on how Trump spent $3 TRILLION ($3,000,000,000,000) stimulus funds that his administration received to combat coronavirus (including $100s of billions for testing, masks and other PPE). Yet 160K deaths, 4.9M infected and 50M jobless!
      Please read to see who got the most of $3 Trillion and for what.

      (Link to the PDF FORMAT of my reports is also available in comments section of the videos – there are more reports on my channel on Trump’s propaganda & conspiracy theories, including WHO, HCQ, 5G, China, etc.)
      (Please share & subscribe)

    • @Otto Mulberry first things first. Biden 2020

    • Rosalyn Jeffery | August 5, 2020 at 5:42 PM | Reply

      @Otto Mulberry I don’t think bbn it’s that many people but great point…

    • @YouRuse is A leftist org Now now, do we have to send you to your room?

  14. Never before in history have been more books written on a president for corruption!

  15. The only reason why democrats are “coming together” is to prevent the catastrophe of 2016 all over again. Most of the “young democrats” and justice democrats he’s speaking of don’t even classify or align themselves with the Democratic Party. It’s just better than trump…..

    If you pay attention, Biden is not what we want. But we learned our lesson about the lesser of two evils…

    • Jeweled Bird | August 5, 2020 at 7:22 PM | Reply

      I wanted Bernie in 2016. When he didn’t win the nomination, I voted for Hillary because I felt she would’ve been a capable administrator–especially given that the other choice was Trump.

      This time around, though, I voted for Biden. Not because my politics sudden turned centrist, but because I believed that he could not only unite Democrats, but also was an attractive enough candidate for disaffected right of center Independents and Republicans looking for an alternative to Trump.

      So far I’ve been happy with my decision. Biden has proposed some very solid policies on climate, the economy, and healthcare, and apparently he’s putting together an administration that will be ready to start governing the moment he’s sworn in–something we’ve lacked for almost four years. I miss having a president.

    • Ulysses Morando | August 6, 2020 at 3:22 AM | Reply

      🌊🏄🏻‍♂️ #BIDEN2020
      Latinos for Biden!

    • Ulysses Morando | August 6, 2020 at 3:22 AM | Reply

      🌊🏄🏻‍♂️ #BIDEN2020
      Latinos for Biden!

    • Albert Lopez | August 6, 2020 at 9:53 AM | Reply

      Even if Biden sounds like something we don’t want, Democrats in the senate and congress are nothing like republicans. Historically they have stood up and voiced their criticism for failed policies. Nothing like this fear that republicans have shown for 4 years.

    • And for the Democratic Socialist…if you ever want to win the White House you had better change your name. This is America and anything with the word Socialist attached to it isn’t winning the job. Democratic Socialism is just lipstick on a pig….

  16. It isn’t just that they are women, it isn’t just because they are women of color, it’s also because they are intelligent, well-spoken, strong and caring people.

  17. The Democrats should focus on Americans more. We have been disenfranchised, ignored, neglected, abused, and dismissed by Trump and Republicans.

  18. THE MECHANIC | August 5, 2020 at 3:28 PM | Reply

    That’s one thing Trump is really good at, digging himself a deeper and deeper hole he can’t get out of. Bigly.

  19. birdlynn hubbard | August 5, 2020 at 8:23 PM | Reply

    “Trump’s sewer level character” is so right. He has stunk up the country bad, and America can’t take it anymore. Vote Blue Nov 2020.

  20. Genevieve STEWART | August 6, 2020 at 10:33 AM | Reply

    Why does Trump want to be president ?when he hates the job, but he loves playing golf all day

    • The first election was a fluke. He had no intentions of winning. He had already planned on having his own news network. This time around, he must win the reelection to keep his orange butt out of prison. If he doesn’t win he’ll have no immunity 😊

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