With a triple tumble up the steps of Air Force One, day 58 brought one of the worst visual moments of the Biden presidency so far. Joe Biden fell flat on his face, much like his policies are causing America to.
Biden’s Boarding Crisis.
President Joe Biden tripped and fell three times Friday as he boarded Air Force One. Deputy press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre, asked about the fall during a gaggle en route to Atlanta, Georgia, responded, “It’s very windy. I almost fell coming up the steps myself. He is doing 100 percent fine.”
Don’t forget: National press feigned alarm last June when President Donald Trump took shuffling steps down a ramp at West Point to avoid slipping.
“Look at how he steps and look at how I step,” then-candidate Biden said. “Watch how I run up ramps and he stumbles down ramps. Come on.”
One-third of Americans already lack confidence that Biden is sharp enough for the job. Stumbling on the steps not once, not twice, but three times doesn’t exactly bolster the notion that Biden is in perfect health.
Former President Trump remarked on the incident during remarks at an event at Mar-a-Lago: “I watched as Joe Biden went up the stairs today … and I said, ‘I didn’t lose to him.'”
As China Scoffs At the U.S., Biden Reminisces On The Good Old Days
On the heels of an eventful meeting between Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Chinese counterparts, Biden, during a briefing at the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta, reminisced on his private meetings with Xi Jinping:
“I was with Xi Jinping—China. I spent more time with him, I’m told, than any world leader—because when he was Vice President, I was Vice President. His President and mine wanted us to get to know one another because it was clear he was going to become the President. And I spent—traveled 17,000 miles with him in China, in the United States, and Asia generally, and met with him, I guess, they tell me, 24, 25 hours alone, just me and an interpreter, and he and an interpreter. And, by the way, I handed in all my notes. Minor point. But all kidding aside, he asked me—we were on the Tibetan Plateau. He asked me and said to me, ‘Can you define America for me?’ And I said, ‘Yeah, in one word. And I mean it—in one word: possibilities.'”
In May 2020, The National Pulse requested details of Biden’s private meetings with Xi, but the State Department responded with a whopping three-year time frame for a response.
On Atlanta Shooting, White House Picks A Shaky Narrative.
With regard to the serial shooting in Atlanta, Georgia, on March 16, the Biden White House is embracing and advancing a narrative unrelated to the suspect’s stated motive for the killing rampage. An official statement from the president reads:
Jill and I share the nation’s grief and outrage at the horrific killings of eight people, among them six Asian American women, in Georgia on March 16th . . . I urge Congress to swiftly pass the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act, which would expedite the federal government’s response to the rise of hate crimes exacerbated during the pandemic, support state and local governments to improve hate crimes reporting, and ensure that hate crimes information is more accessible to Asian American communities.
The incident has been suggested as representative of anti-Asian hatred related to the COVID-19 pandemic, despite the suspect’s claims to the contrary. The Cherokee County, Georgia, sheriff’s office reported that the suspect attributed his actions to a “sex addiction,” and viewed massage parlors as a “temptation” that he wanted to “eliminate.”
In June 2016, the Pulse nightclub shooting similarly prompted verdicts that the killing spree was an identity-based hate crime—in that case, against gay and lesbian individuals. Then-president Barack Obama delivered remarks in Orlando, Florida, saying in part:
“Whatever the motivations of the killer, whatever influences led him down the path of violence and terror, whatever propaganda he was consuming from ISIL and al Qaeda, this was an act of terrorism but it was also an act of hate. This was an attack on the LGBT community. Americans were targeted because we’re a country that has learned to welcome everyone, no matter who you are or who you love. And hatred towards people because of sexual orientation, regardless of where it comes from, is a betrayal of what’s best in us.”
However, in the trial of gunman Omar Mateen’s widow (who was acquitted on all counts), overwhelming evidence revealed that Mateen did not even know the club was oriented to LGBT clientele, and Mateen’s ISIS affiliation and desire to carry out attacks against Americans were the motives for the attack.