A Tale of Two – Well, Actually Just One American President, Plus Joe Biden
What a contrast in leadership styles and personalities the last few days have shown us! Joe Biden limited his public appearances on the weekend when America marked the 20th memorial of the 9/11 attacks. Meanwhile, Donald Trump was everywhere over the weekend and acting like a real president should.
Most Americans are simultaneously happy that we’re finally out of Afghanistan, and furious about the way that Joe Biden handled the Afghanistan withdrawal. The 20-year mark of the 9/11 attacks was a big cultural and patriotic moment for a lot of Americans. Joe Biden had ignored every warning and stubbornly stuck to an August 31 deadline to get out of Afghanistan, no matter how many soldiers’ lives it cost and no matter how many civilians got left behind.
Biden did this because he is a childishly transparent political animal, with no human feelings for his fellow Americans and no sense of responsibility for the nation he is supposed to be leading. The only reason he’s been in politics for 50-plus years has been to enrich his ne’er-do-well family members, who are a bunch of drunk driving car crashers, credit card defrauders, pay-for-play shills, hooker chasers, drug snorters and so on. Joe’s goofball, drunken younger brother once got arrested for stuffing a bunch of Blockbuster DVDs down his trousers and trying to walk out of the store with them.
“Ten percent for the Big Guy! Oh, drat! Foiled by that sophisticated Blockbuster door alarm AGAIN!”
Joe Biden’s original big plan was to initiate the Afghanistan pullout by August 31 and then hold a big victory speech on 9/11. He was going to declare himself the victor in the War on Terror, spike the football, and crown himself as the savior who finally brought the troops home (from a war he voted for). He probably had fireworks and ice cream planned for the event.
After everything fell apart on Joe’s watch – as he was warned would happen – his handlers wouldn’t even allow the dementia potato to deliver some short, scripted remarks off a teleprompter. How shameful is it that the person who is supposed to be leading our nation didn’t even address the nation at the 20-year memorial for 9/11?
The Democrats called in the big guns of Bill Clinton and Barack Obama to stand next to Joe at a memorial ceremony, because they’re nothing if not consistent in their pursuit of cheap political points. But Joe even screwed that up! After just imposing new vaccination-at-gunpoint rules and mask mandates on the country unilaterally, the dementia potato pulled his mask off at the memorial to bark at someone in the distance. Just look at Obama giving Joe the stink-eye in that photo. That says it all.
Meanwhile, where was Donald J. Trump on the 9/11 memorial day? Everywhere!
He showed up for a surprise visit in New York City with firefighters, police and other first responders. He was greeted warmly and with loud cheers. He told the first responders how special they are, how American, how necessary to the fabric of our nation – and he thanked them for their service. Was it contrived and political? Sure, maybe a little bit. But if you tell me you watched it and didn’t have a tear in your eye, I might accuse you of telling a little fib.
After a couple more events, Trump was off to provide commentary during a celebrity boxing match. The crowd at the event spontaneously broke into a “We Love Trump” chant. Contrast that to the vulgar chants about Joe Biden at every college football game across the country this past weekend. You might think it is unpresidential for a president to show up and do fight commentary, but I’d argue that it’s still more dignified than anytime Joe Biden shows up for a professional toe-sucking session with any of the current crop of communist late-night “comedians” like Colbert or Kimmel.
Trump is showered with love everywhere he goes. Joe Biden is treated with contempt and scorn, if anyone even bothers to show up at an event he attends. We’re supposed to believe that Joe Biden got 81 million votes in the last election. If that were true, why is only one of these men showered with praise and affection when they go out in public?