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Biden said ‘democracy’ 37 times in his speech the week before midterm

President Joe Biden uttered the word “democracy” 37 times in a 20-minute speech Wednesday that appeared to be his last speech to American voters to vote for Democrats in next week’s midterm elections.

Biden’s speech warned against letting Republicans take power after the midterm elections, arguing that “the very soul of America itself” is at stake. Biden’s speech is came amid analyst projections that expect Republicans to regain a majority in the US House and Senate. Additionally, Democrats are playing defense in several Biden districts carried by significant margins in 2020.

As Breitbart News detailed:

Biden’s speech was heavily partisan, ignoring Democrats who protested the 2016 election results, falsely declaring Trump an illegitimate president elected due to Russian influence. He also ignored incidents of Democratic political violence and political figures who refused to recognize legitimate elections.

Biden repeated many of the democracy talking points he has pursued since taking office, again accusing Republicans of endangering the future of democracy in the United States.

However, in warning voters against voting for Republicans, he mentioned “democracy” nearly 40 times.

Biden claimed “democracy itself” is at stake in next week’s election and added that democracy is “in danger”, “under threat” and “under attack”. He said several hundred Republican candidates this cycle embody the “appetites of autocracy” for their views on the 2020 election.

Biden implored voters to make “the future of our democracy” an important part of their voting decision.

“My fellow Americans, we will meet at this time. We just have to remember who we are. We are the United States of America. There is nothing, nothing beyond our capabilities, if we do together,” Biden concluded. “And God bless you all. God protect our troops. God bless those who watch over democracy. Thank you. Good speed.”

Jordan Dixon-Hamilton is a reporter for Breitbart News. Write to him at or follow him on Twitter.


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