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Marlow of Breitbart predicted “everything we are experiencing now”

Alex Marlow, editor in chief of Breitbart News, “predicted everything we are experiencing now,” said Donald Trump Jr., referring to President Joe Biden's ongoing collapse as a presidential candidate.

Marlow spoke with Don Jr. on his podcast. Triggeredon Wednesday, as the political fallout from Biden's disastrous performance in the first presidential debate of the general election on June 27 continued to linger.

Don Jr. gave Marlow credit for predicting Biden's failure in his recent book. Breaking Biden: Exposing the hidden powers and secret money machine behind Joe Biden, his family and his administration.

They pointed to attempts by Democrats and the media to find an alternative candidate. The most likely candidate, Marlow said, is Vice President Kamala Harris. This, too, revealed another layer of rot within the Democratic Party: The person allegedly pushing Biden most hard to drop out of the race is Steve Jobs' widow, Laurene Powell Jobs, who also happens to be one of Harris' closest friends in California.

Marlow noted that Biden had failed to meet even his own low – albeit cautious – expectations.

“He really looked like he was really going to dismantle,” Marlow said, looking back on the debate. “And I say that as someone who has warned people in the real world not to rest on their laurels, not to take them for granted, [to] I know that even if Karl Marx were on the ballot, for some reason 40% of the people in this country would still vote Democrat.

“You have to understand that we have to fight with the very last bit of energy we have left.”

Marlow pointed out that Democrats had essentially accepted that Biden would lie to the public and that they had ceded the space for “fact-checking” during the debate to Breitbart News, which dominated coverage of the debate in the news and on social media.

But he also warned that Biden has not yet finished his fight. The president is a skilled manipulator of his party's internal politics. “He will demand even more from his bases in the Democratic power structure,” Marlow predicted.

He noted that Biden had intended to pass his legacy on to his son Beau, but he tragically died of brain cancer. That left Hunter Biden — which created a problem for Biden and made it harder for him to pass the torch. “He doesn't see himself as a president. He sees himself as a historical figure,” Marlow said.

However, with no obvious successor emerging, it was likely that Biden would hold on to the presidency and the nomination for as long as possible.

Marlow and Don Jr. discussed the prison sentences for Peter Navarro and former Breitbart News CEO Stephen K. Bannon. Marlow said the charges are massive civil rights violations that the Trump administration should examine when it takes office.

On the political implications of Bannon's imprisonment – which ends just days before the November 5 election – Marlow added that while it could be an inspiration for Trump supporters seeking to resist the Biden administration, it has also removed one of the conservative movement's generals from the battlefield.

Don Jr. agreed that the overall impact was difficult to predict and that it was still necessary to mobilize Trump's supporters.

Marlow said he would like to see Trump highlight his entrepreneurial background in the final stages of his term and remind Americans of how he gave opportunities to ordinary people.

And most importantly, he said, people should remember to vote: It is not enough to reject Biden without physically putting a ballot in the ballot box.

“Don't underestimate the Democrats' ability to get voters to the polls,” he said. “It's not enough to simply reject Joe Biden. They also have to cast a ballot in person.”

Joel B. Pollak is Senior Editor-at-Large at Breitbart News and host of Breitbart News Sunday on Sirius XM Patriot Sundays from 7:00-10:00 p.m. ET (4:00-7:00 p.m. PT). He is the author of The Agenda: What Trump Should Do in His First 100 Days, which is available for pre-order on Amazon. He is also the author of The Trumpian Virtues: The Lessons and Legacy of Donald Trump's Presidency, which is now available on Audible. He is the winner of the 2018 Robert Novak Journalism Alumni Fellowship. Follow him on Twitter at @joelpollak.