The 2020 Election: A Lose-Lose Situation

By Dillon Jones

October 2, 2020

Source: The New York Times

Although there are people that love President Donald Trump and there are people that love former Vice President Joe Biden, there are also people that hate the both of them. Normally Trump supporters will hate Biden, and vice versa. That being said, I don’t like either. 

I’ve never been huge into politics, and that makes sense because at this point, I still can’t vote, but putting that that to the side, they both always have dumb things coming out of their mouths. What do they each actually have to offer on the presidential side?

From what I’ve read, it seems Trump has made historic tax cuts and deregulation. 

Theologian Wayne Grudem says, ¨After eight years of high unemployment and meager growth under President Obama’s administration, the Trump tax cuts of 2017 and Trump’s extensive canceling of excessive government regulations on businesses have given a tremendous boost to the American economy.¨ He also states, ¨Unemployment among African-American and Hispanic workers was the lowest it has ever been in history.¨

Now that we have seen some things that Trump has done, what has Biden done? Well, obviously we have not seen Biden as President of the United States yet, so I feel seeing what he plans on doing might give us a little bit of insight into how his presidency would pan out. Three of the biggest ideas he has for his presidency are, (one) expanding healthcare, (two) investing in education, and (three) rebuilding relationships with allies.

Although they both have decent things about them, I feel like their bad qualities are larger than their good ones.

Aside from the two main candidates Trump and Biden, there are still other options that might even be a better choice. Libertarian candidate Jo Jorgenson is one of those candidates that could get a decent amount of votes. She plans on making healthcare less expensive, hopes to bring trade back with countries Trump has cut ties with, plans to create more job openings and raise wages, and much more.

With everything that’s going on, if I had the opportunity to vote in the 2020 Presidential Election, libertarian Jo Jorgenson just might get my vote, and I might even convince others to vote for her as well. Honestly, comparing her to the other candidates, it is not too much of a risk to vote for her.