Democrat President Joe Biden faced backlash over the speech that he delivered Thursday evening for its dark and divisive tone, as well as its optics.
Biden repeatedly demonized millions of Americans for their political views, calling them “extremists” who present a threat to the U.S., while simultaneously claiming that he wanted to unite the country.
One picture of Biden went instantly viral online, showing him fuming with anger as he yelled with ominous red lighting against a building in the background with U.S. Marines standing behind him.
Satanic ghoul pic.twitter.com/ekhmIsNWJR
— Allie Beth Stuckey (@conservmillen) September 2, 2022
“Whatever you think of this speech the military is supposed to be apolitical,” CNN’s Brianna Keilar said. “Positioning Marines in uniform behind President Biden for a political speech flies in the face of that. It’s wrong when Democrats do it. It’s wrong when Republicans do it.”
“Not a fan of the lighting tonight,” New York Magazine/HuffPost journalist Yashar Ali tweeted.
Biden should have just given the speech in German. https://t.co/sdWS7sJY1n
— Ned Ryun (@nedryun) September 2, 2022
Why does backdrop for Joe Biden’s so-called optimistic speech look like the Soviet sector of East Berlin? pic.twitter.com/CGYA6OARFs
— Chad Gilmartin (@ChadGilmartinCA) September 2, 2022
Führer vibes intensifies… pic.twitter.com/d87EU81qWw
— David Bozell 🇺🇸 (@DavidBozell) September 2, 2022
Staging by Leni Riefenstahl. pic.twitter.com/IGRFT11jA1
— Erick Erickson (@EWErickson) September 2, 2022
Beatings will continue until unity improves! pic.twitter.com/l8u2bC85VO
— John Cooper (@thejcoop) September 2, 2022
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