Eric Swalwell: the David Hogg of Presidential candidates

Eric Swalwell as David Hogg

Oh, great.  Another vapid publicity whore has entered the 2020 Presidential race.

Yup, Eric “Nuke-em” Swalwell has decided that America is clamoring for him to make a play for the White House.

And what’s he running on?

Gun control.

You got it, folks.  He’s going to “take on” the NRA!  He’s not afraid of them!

And where does he plan to kick off his presidential campaign?

Parkland, Florida.

Because apparently Eric Swalwell fancies himself the David Hogg of Presidential candidates.

After all, David Hogg “took on” the NRA too!

And how’d that work out for him?

Well, Hogg’s endless media blitz resulted in NRA memberships and donations skyrocketing.  Meanwhile, his ubiquitous presence on cable news helped drive down support for gun control.

My guess is, Eric Swalwell wanting to go out there and incessantly bang the drum for gun control will have a similar effect.

Now, Swalwell hasn’t officially confirmed he’s entering the 2020 race.

But why else would a California Congressman hold a town hall in a state clear on the other side of the country?

Much like David Hogg, Swalwell wants to turn the NRA into some nefarious, evil entity that sells guns and kill people.

In short, he’s a hyperbolic clown.

You know, just like David Hogg.

Then again, I can’t decide if Eric Swalwell is the David Hogg of 2020 Presidential candidates or the male version of Kirsten Gillibrand.

Swalwell is just as much of a vapid lightweight as Kirsten.

And just like Kirsten, Swalwell is a media whore who hopped aboard an issue du jour in order to amplify his national profile.

Only instead of glomming on to “Me Too” and the Kavanaugh confirmation the way Kirsten did, Eric hopped aboard the now sinking SS RussiaGate.

It’s only because RussiaGate is imploding, that Eric had to scramble to hitch his miniscule star to another issue.

In the end, he’s just as unserious and substance-free as Gillibrand.

Though, if he does officially announce, expect Kirsten to suddenly decide to fly to Parkland and hold her own townhall.  It’s just how she rolls.

Considering the plethora of vapid, two-dimensional candidates with thin, unimpressive resumes hopping aboard the 2020 Democrat clown car, I’m not at all surprised this vacuous California Congressman thinks he has a chance.

But the fact is, gun control isn’t a popular issue – especially when it’s the central campaign issue of a man who just recently joked about nuking gun owners who refuse to surrender their weapons.

On the plus side, I’m thinking we on the Right will have just as much fun mocking the insipid Swalwell as we did mocking the equally insipid David Hogg.

So let yet another Campaign of Cringe begin!

Hat tip the Hill.

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6 thoughts on “Eric Swalwell: the David Hogg of Presidential candidates

  • April 4, 2019 at 5:08 pm

    Not sure if it was at birth but I do get the feeling that he had a long spell without oxygen.

  • April 5, 2019 at 2:23 pm

    If Erica Swallowell comes for my gun, fine. He’ll get the bullets first.

  • April 5, 2019 at 8:42 pm

    We have an entire menu of lunatics running on the left, but this guy, Swallows Well, is the one that really rankles me.

    And I love the mixture of Swallows Well and Gilibrand! Absolutely brilliant!!!

  • April 7, 2019 at 12:14 pm

    Where are the new memberships and donations coming from – Russia?

    • April 7, 2019 at 12:23 pm

      How do you know The Resistance has become self-parody? When you can’t tell whether a commenter is clowning on the stupidity of Leftists, or is, in fact, a stupid Leftist.

  • April 7, 2019 at 3:59 pm

    Every time I’ve seen this guy on the news he opens his mouth and inserts his foot in it.
    He was a guest on Fox with Martha McCallum when she asked him a question his answer was so ‘out there’ it prompted her to get a deer in the headlights look and she had to ask “Are you serious?”
    And I thought AOC was brain dead…..silly me

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