You Share A Country With People Who Believe Biden Is An Authoritarian Dictator
Biden: I love to hug and kiss the Republican Party. They are my special little guys. But maybe don’t overthrow the government
Republicans (sweating and crying): This man is attacking us with the combined powers of Hitler and Mao
— @InternetHippo, 1/10/2021
I’ll admit, I didn’t understand the true meaning of “dignity” or “class” and especially not “being the bigger person” until I heard President Biden’s inauguration speech yesterday. Since the insurrections on 1/6/2021, cries of “crush your enemy” and “you’re either with us or you’re with the terrorists” have become increasingly popular among Americans, especially among those who voted for Biden. Vast swaths of people are switching from Republican to Independent or Democrat, and it looks like the party can only survive by blackmailing social media companies.
Biden could have given a tough speech, but he did not, instead, Biden said the word “unity” nine separate times and called for it just like he did during his campaign. As Biden himself put it:
I know speaking of unity can sound to some like a foolish fantasy these days. I know the forces that divide us are deep and they are real. But I also know they are not new. Our history has been a constant struggle between the American ideal, that we all are created equal, and the harsh ugly reality that racism, nativism, fear, demonization have long torn us apart.
People think this man is a Hitler-style authoritarian.
After the insurrection on 1/6/2021, many (including Democrats like Rashida Tlaib) have worried about a second PATRIOT Act. While I agree that is a valid concern, the biggest issue with that fear is that nobody in the Democratic Party is calling for that. The most that has been called for by the Democratic Party is beefing up security at the capitol, an investigation into the event to find up who’s responsible, and the removal of politicians who have some blame in the event happening. (I was very unaware that authoritarianism was when established politicians loose power.) Let’s just leave it at if that were all the PATRIOT Act, I wouldn’t be nearly as mad at it.
How is Biden responding to this? Well here’s Biden on Meet The Press on 12/27/2020, after Trump tried denying the election results for almost two months:
We need a strong Republican Party, a party that where two or three or four people when they’re not in office or if they have a president when he’s in office, can speak for the party. Can make agreements. That’s what we need.
As for the insurrection, Biden never once mentioned it by name during his inaugural address. He also never mentioned “Trump” by name, and only made one reference to “white supremacy” and “domestic terrorists”:
The dream of justice for all will be deferred no longer. A cry for survival comes from planet itself. A cry that can’t be any more desperate or any more clear, and now arise a political extremism, white supremacy, domestic terrorism that we must confront and we will defeat.
And what was Biden’s solution?
To overcome these challenges, to restore the soul and secure the future of America, requires so much more than words. It requires the most elusive of all things in a democracy; unity, unity.
And what was the response from the RNC?
You better shut up about it if you know what’s good for you because according to the United States Army, the “denial of white privilege” is a classic sign of — yes — white supremacy. So, no complaining. — Tucker Carlson
Why is he bringing up nativism and fear and telling lies for power and profit in the middle of an inaugural speech? — Dan Henninger
But he failed to do that and he allowed a ChiCom puppet into the White House and I think we now need to just declare that to be illegitimate and refuse to comply with anything that comes out of his mouth, anything he signs, anything passed as so-called legislation. Label it “pretend legislation” like the Founding Fathers did. — Steward Rhodes
But it was very dark. It was actually, you know, not unifying. It was actually quite divisive. It’s very difficult to drive a unifying message when you’re going to simultaneously talk about an overblown sense of white supremacy and systemic racism. And you lead a party that is driving cancel culture in America. You know, oftentimes when he was talking about unity I kept on thinking to myself, so does this apply to conservatives as well? Does this apply to pro-life people? Does this apply to people who’ve been cancelled at their jobs, at their universities, in the media, in their own lives because they believe in traditional American values, in more conservative values? — Tom Basle
It may be one of the least memorable inauguration speeches that there’s ever been. In this speech Biden called us domestic terrorists and then called for unity in the same breath. — Rush Limbaugh
And this is far from the end of it. Just a few nights ago, Tucker Carlson was warning about re-education camps, and Sean Hannity upped that to “PBS re-education camps” last night. Far as I can tell, this is from the fact that either AOC or some woman on Real Time With Bill Maher used the word “re-educate” or something.
And of course, I know some people will respond by showing me old comments comparing Donald Trump to Hitler. And I agree those were hyperbolic, but at least Donald Trump was a loud guy using harsh words with an authoritarian streak and a nationalist appeal while attacking those who were critical of him as well as those with different skin colors. (This is the guy who first got political by pushing the nonsense “birther” conspiracy.) Not a dead ringer for Hitler by any means, and I long fought back against the claims he was such, but if Biden is your model for who is and isn’t a fascist, than everyone in American politics is a fascist no matter who they are. If Biden is Hitler, than Trump is Super-Hitler to the power of three.
Biden is not an authoritarian, I don’t agree with all his policies and I’m a bit of an anarchist as it is so I don’t like anyone in government, but Biden is much less scary to me than Donald Trump was. Joe Biden is not a radical, he’s not going to act like a radical, and attempts to paint him as anything close to one are going to backfire horribly.