Following a violent coup attempt fueled by misinformation from a candidate who handily lost an election but refused to budge and is now preparing to run again in a Commitment to pardon his insurgent followersPresident Joe Biden is facing criticism for his Thursday night speech in which he warned of the dangerous threats facing American democracy today.
Speaking at Independence Hall in Philadelphia, approximately 140 miles from where thousands of people stormed the US Capitol in an effort to violently stop the certification of a legitimate election and murder political rivalsBiden warned that “equality and democracy are under attack.”
“Donald Trump and the MAGA Republicans represent extremism that threatens the very foundation of our republic,” the president said, referring to his longtime rival, who falsely claimed to have won an election and then called out his supporters, some of whom he knew that they were armed. , to march to the Capitol and “fight like hell.”
Following his speech on the increasingly authoritarian threats facing the United States, Biden was impeached by some DC reporters to intentionally seek to frame the upcoming midterm elections not around inflation, but as a choice between one party that has shown respect for the democratic system of government and another that has nominated candidates who do not respect the electoral results to monitor future voting contests.
The president, who spoke at length about the increase in death threats against election officials and law enforcement agents who were trying to investigate the myriad alleged criminal actions of a former official who does not appear to believe the rule of law applies to them, he was also criticized by other DC journalists for his “improper” behavior in making “a political speech” while two US Marines were nearby.
The slight military undertone of the speech, delivered roughly two years before American voters decide whether to re-elect a former president who was twice impeached for his conduct in office and who, if successful, apparently plans purge thousands of officials and replace them with political loyalists to carry out their agenda without hesitation: what He decided by some television reporters as a “break from White House traditions,” even though not really the case.
Amid calls by some politicians to end democratic voting systems that do not automatically lead to their party winning elections, as well as a distracting moral panic manufactured by these same politicians that has led to increased attacks on teachers, librarians, children’s hospitalstransgender child athletes, LGBTQ adultsand people trying to stop children from committing suicide, conservative media figures also criticized the “very partisan“speech like”divisive.”
“President Biden, instead of trying to unify America as he promised he would at his inauguration, tonight issued a call for war against half the nation,” he said. a member of Congress who voted, along with 146 of his party comrades, to override the democratic will of the American people. “This partisan political tirade by a sitting president in such a historic setting was an embarrassment.”