Joe Biden, the Ultimate Empath? – Throughout his 2020 campaign and his entire presidency Joe Biden has been portrayed by his staff and the press as a leader with the utmost of empathy and compassion.
In August of 2020, Forbes ran a piece on the President entitled “How Empathy Defines Joe Biden.”
The author commented, “Biden feels empathetic because that is who he is. He acts on empathy because he feels he must. And therein liked the leadership lesson. Being and doing are different things.”
On November 2, 2020, weeks before the election, the Atlantic published an article entitled, “Biden May Be Just the Person America Needs” with the byline: “A president should connect with who we are, but also make us better than who we are.”
Both articles portray a victim of bad luck – a stuttering problem, the loss of his first wife and just one-year-old daughter in a tragic car accident, and the death of his older son – whose struggles have built a character with intrinsic empathy.
While all of these events are undoubtedly tragic, they have not quite built the man so many claim the career politician is.
“I wanted to give people hope,” Biden said in 2017, in talking about his book Promise Me, Dad. “That there is—through purpose, you can find your way through grief.”
Joe Biden’s Truth
The last word I would use to describe the country under Joe Biden’s leadership is hopeful.
He has systematically ignored the plight of Americans in desperate need of help, all under the auspice of compassion for a select few, particularly anyone who falls under the umbrella of some acronym group – whether that is DEI or LGBTQIA+ or some other self-proclaimed marginalized community.
He has sacrificed the economic well-being of lower and middle-class Americans to the whiny laments of climate change cultists.
He’s certainly done nothing to “make us better than who we are.” He has consistently fanned the flames of division calling half the country who doesn’t agree with his overt progressive agenda extremists and semi-fascists.
Will the Real Joe Biden Please Stand Up?
Nothing has discredited Biden’s facade more than his lack of response to the victims of the Taliban terrorist attack during the evacuation from Kabul that killed 13 servicemen, all between the ages of 20 and 31.
Quite possibly the biggest blunder of his entire career has barely received any attention in mainstream media.
The events that occurred in Afghanistan were so devastating, that it was easier to ignore those who died than honor them in the anniversary of the attacks earlier this week.
House majority leader, Kevin McCarthy forced Biden’s hand when he ordered flags to be lowered at the US Capitol on August 26th.
Biden, enjoying the final day of his Nevada vacation at the $18 million Lake Tahoe estate of Dem donor Tom Steyer, finally acknowledged the grim anniversary hours later, at 4:58 pm, in a White House press release.
Family members of those who fell in the attack have aimed sharp criticism at Biden for his lack of compassion. They say the President treated them callously — checking his watch repeatedly at their transfer ceremony and mindlessly talking about the loss of his late son Beau — in the wake of their sons’ and daughters’ deaths.
A report in the Conservative Gateway Pundit website nailed it perfectly: “Joe Biden is on vacation quite frequently, especially when there are real crises like wildfires. He is also elusive about it because he strategically avoids reporter’s questions when it benefits him.”
Even when he tries to be empathetic, he grossly miscalculates his venue and the appropriateness of his comments.
In Hawaii, he compared the devastation of the Lahaina fires to his kitchen fire in Delaware, where he almost “lost his Corvette.”
Or the multitude of truly racist comments he’s made throughout his decades in politics despite claiming to be a champion of the plight African Americans.
In a podcast interview with Megyn Kelly earlier this week, Victor Davis Hanson called out Biden, saying, “[I]f there’s anybody who’s used racist or insensitive language it’s Joe Biden. You can cite chapter and verse.”
Kelly then played a montage of soundbites (26:00) from Biden outlining just a handful of racist comments the career politician has made throughout his life, including his most infamous one regarding his former boss: “I mean, you got the first mainstream African-American who is articulate and bright and clean and a nice-looking guy. I mean, that’s a storybook, man.”
In the same podcast interview, Kelly commented that she believes someone in Biden’s camp is going to come out with a book about what a behind the scenes disaster managing the President over the past three years has been.
“Within the next 18 months, we’re going to see a book from a former Biden aide talking about the nightmare that was trying to manage this,” Kelly predicted.
“They must be in a scramble behind the scenes to figure out what the hell to do about this guy.”
If voters don’t see the truth behind Joe Biden’s lies, we are in for another four years of tall tales from a fraud at best, a loss of an America we may never recover at worst.
Jennifer Galardi is the politics and culture editor for 19FortyFive.com. She has a Master’s in Public Policy from Pepperdine University and produces and hosts the podcast Connection with conversations that address health, culture, politics and policy. In a previous life, she wrote for publications in the health, fitness, and nutrition space. In addition, her pieces have been published in the Epoch Times and Pepperdine Policy Review.
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