2020 presidential candidate Joe Biden’s latest endorsement might accidentally backfire and destroy him.
Minutes after Biden announced his candidacy on Thursday, disgraced attorney Michael Avenatti tweeted out his endorsement of Biden.
“I am extremely happy that @JoeBiden has decided to enter the race. He offers Dems the very best chance in 2020, especially in key states. He has the fight, intelligence and fortitude to beat Trump and begin to make America, America again. He has my enthusiastic support,” Avenatti tweeted.
But Avenatti is quite possibly the last person from whom Biden would seek support.
At one point, Avenatti was the sweetheart of the liberal news media. As Stormy Daniels’ flashy, outspoken attorney, every outlet wanted him and he took advantage of it.
Whether he was railing against Trump outright or telling tales about the alleged affair with Stormy, Avenatti was on most screens seven days a week last year.
After seeing his face night after night for months, karma finally caught up with Avenatti.
First, he faced charges on alleged domestic abuse last fall. Then, he was arrested last month for trying to extort money from Nike. He faces dozens more charges related to embezzlement and fraud.
Avenatti’s fifteen minutes of fame ended up being his undoing. Now, he has been revealed as nothing more than a lowlife attorney trying to chase a meal ticket.
Hurting Joe Biden
Joe Biden already has an uphill battle in this campaign, due to his past history with women, his age, and his moderate record, and Avenatti’s endorsement is not going to make things easier for him.
The new progressives in Congress have already come out against Biden and seem to be throwing their support to Sen. Bernie Sanders.
The biggest thing Biden does have in his favor is the Democrat establishment. Socialist Sanders is their nightmare candidate, so expect Biden’s coffers to be loaded up with Super PAC cash from just about every major Democrat PAC in the country.
It is worth noting, though, that the party that preaches diversity is currently being led by two old white men. Now, that doesn’t really seem like change, does it?