Hypocrisy update March 19, 2023:
#228: Our tough guy president protects America from you.
Our president is a tough guy. He talks tough and doesn’t take any guff from reporters or many questions, for that matter. Biden once challenged a heckler to a push up contest. He even stood up to vicious hoodlum Corn Pop because that’s who Joe Biden is. With enemies in both hemispheres and an invasion across our southern border testing our resolve, he’s the kind of no-nonsense tough guy we need to stand up for America. So who is he protecting us from?
Our tough guy president protects America from you
Expensive gasoline is good for us
The president is adept at protecting America from Americans like you and me who don’t know what’s good for us. That’s why he worked so hard with Democrats to raise prices and skyrocket inflation. It was time we learned our lesson. There was no other way to protect us from climate threats like cheap gasoline and heating fuel that threaten our survival. When you’re still around in five or ten years, thank Joe Biden.
More crime reflects America’s values
Most of us don’t appreciate how social justice values make it smart to deny law-abiding Americans safety, security, and police protection. Creating more crime to atone for past wrongs is a complicated concept best left to Democrats and local officials who know better than we do why this is a good thing.
The White House also understands why eliminating any pretense of a secure, sovereign border is an endorsement of what we value as a nation of immigrants and not a stupid, reckless, dangerous sop to the Democrat Party as Republicans warn. That’s why it’s so important for us to understand that a secure border is not a sacrosanct boundary that deters foreign nationals from walking into America whenever they want to stake their claim. It means we’re protected from those who would violate our values and refuse to give America away to anyone who asks. Doesn’t make sense? That’s why this is another decision best left to wiser brains than ours who truly understand what it means to protect America.
Protecting America’s soul from Americans comes first
Yes, America has a soul. To protect the Soul of America our president was forced to call out Republicans for the Trump-loving, semi-fascist, dangerous right-wing political scum they are, conservative radicals so extreme that they even object to sexually-charged drag queen events designed especially for children. Why would anyone who values the Soul of America object to that?
The Biden administration even protects us from domestic terrorists who threaten our classrooms because they think that taxpaying parents should know what is taught to their kids. Fortunately, our liberal security state has our back. That’s why it’s so important that the government also filters the news and information we receive to make sure it’s safe for public consumption and we only get the important truths we really need to know. How else will we be able to separate dangerous disinformation like the Hunter Biden laptop tale and our president’s alleged compromising financial dealings with China and Russia from legitimate threats like the Trump collusion with Russia that Democrats warned about for years?
Who else do we need to be protected from besides each other?
With so much effort devoted to protecting America from Americans, it’s a wonder that our government can still protect us from our global adversaries. It’s true that keeping our enemies in line is a much larger challenge. Standing up to Russia’s attack on a U.S. drone, for instance, required decisive action to show American strength and resolve. Karine Jean-Pierre made it clear exactly where we stand:
Well, look, a couple of things there. And we’ve been clear, the Pentagon has been clear, my colleagues at NSC has been clear as well: The actions by Russian pilots in international airspace were reckless and dangerous. We have raised those concerns directly with Russian leadership. And we will continue to exercise our rights in international airspace.625
Okay, it’s not quite up to Soul of America semi-fascism attack standards, but this is Russia and not the American people. Perhaps the White House is using Barack Obama’s red line in Syria to guide this overwhelming response?
Our proxy war against Russia is just part of the big picture. China’s relentless attacks on our homeland including the spy balloon circus, the Wuhan COVID-19 coverup, and the fentanyl continuously shipped across our border to kill Americans are genuinely dangerous threats that require real leadership. That’s why after the spy balloon incident our president showed Xi Jinping in no uncertain terms that America is no patsy for the CCP:
And then we shot it down, sending a clear message — clear message: The violation of our sovereignty is unacceptable.
We will act to protect our country, and we did.626
All Xi needs to do is look at whatever images he has collected of our southern border and he’ll know without a doubt how much America’s commander in chief values our sovereignty. It’s also reassuring to know that our allies will stick up for us if we drop the ball:
We briefed our diplomatic partners and our allies around the world, and we know about China’s program and where their balloons have flown.
Some of them have also raised their concerns directly with China. 627
President Biden is a busy man, so it’s reassuring to know that after the latest ICBM launch from North Korea we have his national security team to demand we “engage in serious dialogue.” When it comes to international threats, serious dialogue is the best kind. In fact,
The United States will take all necessary measures to ensure the security of the American homeland and Republic of Korea and Japanese allies. 628
That assumes, of course, that the homeland is already secured against threats from Americans. That takes a lot of hard work, but as you can see this White House is up to the task. If you think the steady schedule of DNC fundraisers the president and vice president attend are just about raising campaign money, consider these resolute foreign policy remarks from Kamala Harris at a New Jersey DNC fundraiser last week:
And I also talk about the fact that we, in many ways, are living in unsettled times, where we see a war in Europe, in terms of Ukraine; where we see, most recently, the highest court in our land, the United States Supreme Court, which just took a constitutional right that had been recognized from the people of America, from the women of America; where we see attacks on voting rights in our own backyards. Issues that we thought were well settled. 629
Leave it to our vice president to talk about complex issues in a way that helps us understand. Who would have thought that thermonuclear Armageddon has something in common with protecting abortion and voting rights?
The big brains in the Biden administration can connect the dots in this dangerously complicated, unsettled world and America is all the better for it. That’s why it’s so important to protect us from people like you and me who can’t comprehend how great a job our government is doing. In fact, it’s such a complicated issue that if we didn’t know better we might accuse the president of being a hypocrite for talking tough about protecting America and only displaying the courage to attack our own people because he has other interests at heart that pay off a lot better. Shame on us. We are the real hypocrites for demanding that tough guy and Commander in Chief Biden protect America from our opponents without realizing that the only threat that matters is us.
Hypocrisy Update March 23, 2023:
#229: White House FIVE-ALARM FIRE Meltdown attack against Republicans is Biden hypocrisy at its worst.
In an absurdist press release this morning that screams in all caps “FIVE ALARM FIRE: The House Freedom Caucus’ Extreme Budget Proposal Hurts Seniors,” the White House launches a telling attack:
The extreme MAGA Republican House Freedom Caucus has made their priorities clear: imposing devastating cuts that would hurt seniors and increasing costs for working- and middle-class families, all to protect and extend tax breaks skewed to the wealthy and big corporations.630
Whoever writes this drivel for the president needs to come up with a new label for Republicans instead of beating us over the head with “extreme MAGA.” Like accusing Americans of racism, it loses its impact after the first few hundred iterations.
The FIVE ALARM FIRE warning resorts to “extreme MAGA” nine times, so presumably our fear of the Democrat Party’s #1 boogeyman Donald Trump is meant to override what the Biden economic agenda has done to America and the most economically vulnerable, in particular.
The administration ignores or denies outright the massive inflation and price increases for life-saving essentials like food and heating fuel that the Biden economic agenda created, preferring to blame Republicans for the exact same thing.
The White House charges that the proposal will “make the largest Medicare benefit cut in decades.”631 How? By repealing the pork barrel climate-obsessed Inflation Reduction Act. The administration waved the lure of cheap insulin while ignoring the big picture of the FIVE ALARM FIRE Biden created.
The FIVE ALARM FIRE turns out to be much ado about nothing. A proposal to increase wait times for Social Security disability ignores the fact that Social Security was meant to be a safety net retirement plan, not a disability plan that begs for fraud. The White House claims that extreme Maga Republicans will “rob seniors of healthy meals.” When was the last time Biden’s propaganda auteurs looked at the history of the CPI for food since our radical left president took office?
The blaze concludes with the threat that not paying for housing vouchers for 100,000 households will “put seniors across the country at greater risk of homelessness.”632 According to HUD, the program helps:
very low-income families, the elderly, and the disabled to afford decent, safe, and sanitary housing in the private market.633
These are the groups most damaged by the high cost of living in Joe Biden’s economy.
The Biden economy puts Americans across the country at greater risk for destitution. All the propaganda in the world won’t cover up the simple fact that the FIVE ALARM FIRE the Biden administration started on January 20, 2021 is still burning and the only thing that will stop it is some economic sanity from the extreme MAGA Republicans we are supposed to fear above all things.
625”Press Briefing by Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre.” whitehouse.gov. March 16, 2023. https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/press-briefings/2023/03/16/press-briefing-by-press-secretary-karine-jean-pierre-20/, retrieved March 18, 2023.
626“Remarks by President Biden on the United States’ Response to Recent Aerial Objects.” whitehouse.gov. February 16, 2023. https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/speeches-remarks/2023/02/16/remarks-by-president-biden-on-the-united-states-response-to-recent-aerial-objects/, retrieved March 17, 2023.
628“Statement by NSC Spokesperson Adrienne Watson on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s ICBM Test.” whitehouse.gov. March 15, 2023. https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/statements-releases/2023/03/15/statement-by-nsc-spokesperson-adrienne-watson-on-the-democratic-peoples-republic-of-koreas-icbm-test-3/, retrieved March 16, 2023.
629“Remarks by Vice President Harris at a Democratic National Committee Finance Event.” whitehouse.gov. March 15, 2023. https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/speeches-remarks/2023/03/15/remarks-by-vice-president-harris-at-a-democratic-national-committee-finance-event-5/, retrieved March 16, 2023.
630“FIVE-ALARM FIRE: The House Freedom Caucus’ Extreme Budget Proposal Hurts Seniors.” whitehouse.gov. March 23, 2023. https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/statements-releases/2023/03/23/five-alarm-fire-the-house-freedom-caucus-extreme-budget-proposal-hurts-seniors/, retrieved March 23, 2023.
634”Housing Choice Vouchers Fact Sheet.” HUD.gov. https://www.hud.gov/topics/housing_choice_voucher_program_section_8, retrieved March 3, 2023.
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Boy, Civil Candor you sure called it the way it is. All screwed up! It is hard to see how supposedly intelligent men and women can destroy a country without even trying. All the President and Congress has to do is disagree with each other, pass some stupid legislation and then tell the taxpayers that it is all for their own good and that of the country. Talk about the rise and fall of a country, the US under this administration, will beat all previous records in getting the job done quickly..
Civil Candor says
Supposedly intelligent …