Would Mark Cuban Be a Smart Replacement for Biden? He Says He's Keeping 'an Open Mind'

FILE – In this Dec. 16, 2016 file photo, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban shouts to his team in the first half during an NBA basketball game against the Utah Jazz in Salt Lake City. Cuban questioned the effectiveness of President Donald Trump’s executive order restricting immigration from seven countries, citing the “hypocrisy” of limiting immigration from some countries while not including others. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)




Amid all this coronavirus chaos, some of you may remember there’s an election coming up.

So who’s gonna face Trump for the Big Prize?

Joe Biden appears to have gone the way of the dodo bird. As reported by RedState’s Jeff Charles on March 30th, recent polls show Joe slightly ahead of The Donald (though he’s far behind in voter enthusiasm).

Polls or no polls, in my opinion, Biden’s candidacy is about as vital as a Kleenex in a swimming pool.

To put it bluntly — and with all due respect — I believe people find the guy beyond boring.

Furthermore, he can’t keep things straight when he speaks. How lost must you be as a congressmen in 2020 to call it an AR-14?

And how confused must you be as a Democratic presidential hopeful to tell a union guy on camera that he’s “full of sh–“? And threaten to take him outside?

Moreover, the guy’s virtually disappeared amid a crisis — AKA an opportunity to show cooperative energy and the skills of a strong leader.

As affectionate as Joe is, I think it’s he who should now be buttered up.


‘Cause he’s toast.

Back to opportunity, there’s a giant slot to be filled. Where are the takers?

Well, one may just turn out to be Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban.

As reported by the The Dallas Morning News, at a town hall Friday, Mark was asked about a 2020 run by Axios CEO Jim Vandehei.

Here’s how he replied:

“If this would would’ve been a month ago, I would have said absolutely not. But obviously, things are crazy, things are changing.”

The businessman noted the state of the world, that “everything’s a reset right now.” His mind is open:

“I doubt it, but you know, like I said, everything’s a reset right now. You never say never. I’ll keep an open mind…”


“[B]ut I seriously doubt it.”

I seem to recall another dude once saying he wouldn’t run for president:

As noted by The Daily Wire, earlier this week, Mark refused to answer a similar question from Yahoo News.

In the process of that avoidance, Cuban noted the nation’s “void of leadership.”

Last year, Mark explained to CNBC that it’d take a lot for him to run:

“We’ll see what happens. It would take the perfect storm for me to do it. There’s some things that could open the door, but I’m not projecting or predicting it right now.”

Could a perfect storm be a pandemic-fueled economic blow to the incumbent combined with a fizzled-out opposing frontrunner?


During the Axios gathering, Mark took to the metaphorical podium by blasting American company 3M for its global distribution of N95 masks during an American deficit:

“It’s great that they’re doubling their production to 2 billion masks a year, but when you look at what they’re doing here in the U.S. — the country they’re based in, the country they were founded in — according to their own numbers, they produce 110 million masks a month globally, 35 million masks a month domestically.”

Sounds kind of presidential:

Do you think Mark would do well in November?

It seems to me that those planning to vote for Biden are most likely motivated simply by the fact that he isn’t Trump.

The DNC could use a more vigorous figure — perhaps an extremely young-looking 61-year-old billionaire?

Again, all due respect to Mr. Biden — but I can’t help but believe Mark would be far more electric than this:




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