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If you bet on US politics calming down with the exit of Donald Trump, you were always on a loser. They’re finding it dashed difficult to put the genie back in the bottle. The former president exerts a strange influence on Republicans even now. So, you’d think that would make the odds on Joe Biden and the Democrats quite safe. Sure, online sportsbook sites in the US like Bovada offer their shortest odds on Kamala Harris, but then she hasn’t threatened to nuke Americans.
Technically President Joe Biden was entirely correct. We need to accept that at the outset, lest we spiral down a nightmare path towards insanity. He stated facts and nothing more. However, we do also have to admit he chose rather odd facts to cite. Many in the media will tell you the odds on Joe Biden just having made a gaffe are quite good. Apparently, he does it quite a lot. But, this was in a slightly different league. Even Ronald Reagan only threatened to nuke other countries.
“My fellow Americans,” Ronald Reagan joked in front of a hot microphone. “I am pleased to tell you today that I’ve signed legislation that will outlaw Russia forever. We begin bombing in five minutes.” In 1984 some people found that funny. The Cold War did strange things to everyone. So it’s not like this hasn’t happened before. It’s just you’d not have been able to get odds on Joe Biden at any of the online betting sites in the US being the president to take it one step further.
Tyranny Comes With Jets And A Nuclear Arsenal Now
Indeed the odds on Joe Biden himself realizing the implications of what he was saying are quite distant. He was just making a folksy joke. Right? It was a gag about the pro-gun lunatics and their precious AR-15s, right? He doesn’t really think insurrectionists will get hold of ; “F-15s and maybe some nuclear weapons” to take on the US government. Does he? He can’t think that’s what they’ll need because that’s what is ranged against them, can he? I mean that would be nuts.
“Gun violence in this country is an epidemic, and it’s an international embarrassment.”
- Joe Biden – President, the United States
Anyone in the US gambling laws weren’t going to change after the Capitol Coup attempt is crazy. Americans fear domestic terrorism far more than they used to. Right-wing militia groups coming under new scrutiny. These groups believe you can fight a modern tyrannical government with automatic rifles. The odds on Joe Biden being the first to point out the flaw in this are truly gargantuan. The government is better equipped. Much better equipped. They even have nukes.
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Of course, I doubt you can bet on Republicans to see it as mere a comparison of forces. They’re already yelping at the implication. Of course, the odds on Joe Biden actually using either F-15s or nuclear weapons against some loony militia in Montana are silly numbers. You’d get lower odds on Dwayne Johnson winning the next election. But just when you have to bet on the Democrats needing to look like the safe pair of hands, statements like these are worryingly easy to twist into threats.
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- Michelle Obama – 33/1
- Tucker Carlson – 25/1
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- Mike Pence – 16/1
- Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez – 16/1
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At the very least you can bet on Joe Biden knowing some of those crazies will take it as a challenge. Even now guys who should be at home drinking beer and putting a bet on sports in the US at Bovada are trying to work out how to get an F-15 on eBay. Which is why the odds on Joe Biden will remain where they are. Chances are you should bet on Kamala Harris taking over some time, but with Joe in this sort of bullish mood, that may need to wait a few more years yet.
The odds on Joe Biden dropping nuclear weapons on armed American insurrectionists just got that little bit lower.