Conservative political pundits love to air videos of Old Joe’s erratic, often unintelligible remarks. There are sure to be “replays” of many of these in campaign commercials during the nonstop run-up to the 2024 elections.
Biden’s uncertain, dithering, wrong-headed decisions and outright lies on everything from the COVID pandemic to the catastrophe on our southern border, inflation and errant energy policy inflict real pain on the American people. These are insignificant compared to Biden’s cognitive disarray regarding national security. Presidential weakness in thought, word and deed when dealing with “near peer adversaries” could well result in war.
For the good of our Republic, Biden’s handlers should avoid placing our sadly compromised commander in chief in situations where his meandering mind compromises the security of our nation.
His Sept. 18 appearance on “60 Minutes,” where all hands were starry-eyed sycophants, is but one recent example. Host Scott Pelley asked, “So unlike Ukraine, to be clear, sir, U.S. Forces, U.S. men and women, would defend Taiwan in the event of a Chinese invasion?” Biden answered, “Yes.”
Afterward, CBS posted in the online transcript of the “60 Minutes” fiasco, “After our interview a White House official told us U.S. policy has not changed. Officially, the U.S. won’t say whether American forces will defend Taiwan. But the commander-in-chief had a view of his own.”
We are not the only ones asking, “Who runs the U.S. government?”
Since then, Vladimir Putin has again warned about using “all necessary means (code words for nuclear weapons) to defend Russian homeland.” On the edge of winter, he has shut down the Nord Stream 1 natural gas pipeline to Europe, called up at least 300,000 “reservists” for duty in his thus far failed invasion of Ukraine and is now asserting a phony “referendum” affirming Russian annexation of Ukrainian territory.
Putin’s only real friends are Communist China, Iran, Syria, Nicaragua, Cuba and North Korea. He begs them for tanks, armored cars, helicopters, parts, unmanned aerial vehicle, and helicopters [“drones”], ammunition, guided missiles and anti-aircraft weapons.
Putin is currently facing unprecedented protests in Russia against the horrific deaths in Ukraine, draft dodgers fleeing, increasing unemployment, food shortages and a pro-nationalist revolt versus a POW swap.
Putin is in peril. His only hope is survival through the winter, while waging war against the Ukrainian people. And the only “world leaders” who can save him are Xi Jinping in Beijing and Joe Biden in Washington.
Our goal should have Ukraine restoring all its territory, national sovereignty. Xi waits to see what can be done to ensure Taiwan is recognized as a part of Communist China at the lowest cost to the Chinese Communist Party.
Biden is a timid man, but he seems to be confused and confused at the worst. He doesn’t seem able to see the terrible consequences of appearing weak. After Putin’s thinly veiled nuke threats, Joe’s undersecretary of defense for policy, Colin Kahl, said, “Ukraine’s success on the battlefield could cause Russia to feel backed into a corner, and that is something we must remain mindful of…”
That’s precisely the kind of weak thinking behind Biden’s disastrous withdrawal from Afghanistan. It’s part of his abysmal decision to reopen “talks” with Iran on building nuclear weapons and the means of delivering them on Israel and the United States. As pointed out in our last column, it was this president’s muddled mind that turned the brightest and bravest military force in world history into demoralized Woke Social Justice Warriors.
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