On the night before Waterloo, the Duke of Wellington took an Austrian general on a tour of his troops. "They look like fine men," said the polite minion of the Habsburg.
"They are the scum of Europe," said the Iron Duke. "I don’t know if they scare Napoleon but they scare me."
I’ve just finished watching Debate No. 2 of the leading Democratic presidential candidates. I watched Debate No. 1 last night. My conclusion: they are scary, angry people.
I don’t think I have ever seen a candidate for high office as demented-looking and just plain crazy as Cory Booker. "The most fraudulent human being in America," said Tucker Carlson about him, and he didn’t go far enough.
A close second for crazy anger, Kamala (as in "Kamala’s a cop!") Harris, is nipping at Booker’s nutty heels.
Why? What good does it do them?
What candidate has ever won by being the angriest?
The zaniest, most humorous?
Yes, that would be Trump. But he doesn’t come even close to as angry as Kamala and Cory. And then there is the whole pack.
To read Ben Stein's full article, please visit The American Spectator.
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