Biden Asked About Hot Mic Comments


President Joe Biden caused controversy this week when he was caught on a hot mic making remarks about Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. After delivering his State of the Union address, Biden was overheard telling Senator Michael Bennett, Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, and Secretary of State Antony Blinken that he planned to have a “come to Jesus meeting” with Netanyahu.

Many were outraged by Biden’s comments, seeing them as a direct insult to Israel. After all, Israel is one of America’s strongest allies in the Middle East and has faced countless acts of aggression from terrorists in the region. Despite this, Biden seemed more concerned with exerting pressure on Israel than standing up for them in the face of this violence.

Not only is it insulting for the President to suggest that Israel should have a “come to Jesus” talk, but it also shows a lack of understanding of the situation. Hamas, the terrorist organization currently firing rockets at Israeli citizens, cannot be reasoned with or talked to. And yet, Biden seems more interested in appeasing Hamas and the Palestinian Authority, who have long been known for their support of terrorism, than standing by Israel.

To make matters worse, Biden’s comments come at a time when six American citizens are currently being held hostage by Hamas. His lack of support for Israel and apparent disregard for the safety of American citizens is disgraceful and shows a failure of leadership.

Critics also question whether Biden would ever have a “come to Jesus” talk with Hamas or the PA or if he reserves this harsh rhetoric for one of America’s closest allies. It is a troubling thought that our President may be willing to negotiate and appease terrorist organizations rather than standing up for American values and those fighting for freedom and democracy.

“Absolutely pathetic,” said Ben Shapiro. “Hamas is currently holding six American citizens hostage, and Biden is saying he wants to pressure Israel. And that Israel should give the Hamas/PA/Islamic Jihad government a state.”

“I also wonder whether Joe Biden would have a ‘come to Jesus’ talk with, say, Hamas or the PA,” he continued. “Or is he too busy telling them how much he respects Ramadan as they fire rockets at civilians?”

Biden and his team’s lack of respect and support for Netanyahu is concerning, to say the least. As former U.S. Diplomat Alberto Miguel Fernandez pointed out, perhaps it is not just Netanyahu who needs to have a “come to Jesus” conversation, but also Biden and his advisors.

“Biden, funds Hamas, smears Bibi, says nothing about his Islamist supporters,” said political commentator Mark Levin.

National Review Senior Writer Dan McLaughlin sarcastically wrote: “Telling Jews to come to Jesus is A+ diplomacy.”

Former U.S. Diplomat Alberto Miguel Fernandez said, “Blinken finds this amusing. Would be good for all of them to ‘come to Jesus,’ including the ghoulish Biden.”