The "Republicans are better on defense" meme

I'm starting to see this narrative from people that once considered themselves on the left, or still consider themselves on the left, that the Democrats are now worse on most issues for anyone in the working class and/or on the left.
I will refer to this group from here on as the Jimmy Dore Left (JDL), but Dore is far from the only preacher of this philosophy.

If democracy is under threat in this election, Democrats paid $53 million for that threat

Democrats deserve to lose this election. Republicans also deserve to lose this election.
Almost everything the Democrats are saying about the Republicans is true. It's just that the Democrats want Republicans that way, even to the point of paying big bucks to make it happen.

If this is true, then Republicans are as pathetic and childish as a group can get

Let's assume that this guy actually speaks for a lot of Republicans.

Breitbart News writer John Nolte argued Monday that Howard Stern and the left are using reverse psychology to trick Republicans into dying of Covid.

No I did not watch the Kavanaugh confirmation hearings. (updated!)

My Facebook friends did, though. I really couldn't care less what any of those people said on teevee. Here's my big question: why haven't they confirmed him already? The Republicans in power are the same sort of rapist that he is, and they face no real challenge from the Democrats (as evidenced by the Dem performance under Obama).