Joe or Trump? Does It Matter?

Mike Weisser
4 min readFeb 21, 2024

In the olden days (when Russia was the Commies, and we were something called the Free World) there were always two issues which dominated every Presidential campaign: (1). Whether American boys were being killed overseas; (2). whether the economy was up or down.

This year we have an election which is also going to turn on two issues: (1). What we will do or not do about the invasion over the Rio Grande; (2). whether we will elect a President who has completely lost his brain.

I need a couple of more days to figure out what to do to keep our country safe, but I’m ready to talk about demented Joe and demented Trump right now. After all, I didn’t go to medical school but like everyone else I’m an expert on medical things, so here goes.

I don’t know whether Joe and/or Trump are either or both demented and I don’t care. I don’t care because as far as I’m concerned, the country will be the same and will run the same whether the guy who sits behind the real Resolute desk in the Over Office knows where he’s sitting or not.

Yea. Yea, I know all about how I can’t afford gasoline or cigarettes or beer. I know all about how I can’t find a job even with an unemployment rate in my state of under 4 percent. I know how my grandchildren go into the library where all the books are about queers and gays. I know how that cup of stale…