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Our mainstream media largely ignored it, the world media did not.

Ascending the stairs of Air Force One on Friday, to fly to Georgia, President Joe Biden slipped and stumbled. Getting up, he slipped again and then fell. The scene was jolting and disquieting.

Adversaries abroad will use it as a metaphor for the decline of the last superpower to emerge from the Cold War.

And while our major media may scoff at it, there is talk all over this town about what appears to be the visibly declining physical and mental capacity of this oldest of American presidents at 78.

Biden’s press conference this coming Thursday — after the longest delay before a first full presidential press conference since Cal Coolidge — will be as closely monitored as Ronald Reagan’s second debate in 1984, after he seemed to suffer a mental lapse in his first debate with Fritz Mondale.

But now, after his legislative triumph with the enactment of his \$1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan, Joe Biden has some new problems, all of his own making.

The COVID-19 pandemic he inherited, as Nixon inherited Vietnam in 1969. But Biden and the nation were fortunate in that, by the time he took the oath, two vaccines had been approved and the shots were being given to Americans at a rate of a million doses a day.

The new crisis on America’s border, however, with record numbers of children, teenagers and families arriving and asking for asylum, is almost entirely Biden’s doing.

By trashing Donald Trump’s border controls as inhumane and promising a more compassionate policy, Biden sent word to Central and South America and the world that the U.S. borders were open again. The result is what we see nightly on TV: Migrants crossing over into the USA in record numbers, with no end in sight.

What Gov. Andrew Cuomo did to the nursing homes of New York — send COVID-positive patients back into them — Biden is doing to the USA.

Of the thousands of illegal immigrants entering our country daily, few are tested for COVID-19 before being moved into the American heartland, carrying the infection with them.

How do you control a pandemic when our 2,000-mile southern border is a crossing corridor for thousands of infected every single day?

Biden’s people call this a “challenge.” But for the country, which seemed to be pulling out of the pandemic, it is a medical and security emergency and a national crisis.

Yet, it is not only on the domestic front that Biden and his people have created for themselves new and unnecessary crises.

Biden is only two months into his presidency but already has brought U.S.-China relations to the lowest level since the Tiananmen Square massacre of 1989. And he has brought U.S.-Russian relations to the lowest level since Nikita Khrushchev blew up the Paris summit of May 1960 over President Eisenhower’s refusal to apologize for the U-2 spy flight over Russia that the Soviets had shot down.

Biden is himself responsible for the poisoned relations with Russia, after telling ABC that, yes, Vladimir Putin is “a killer” whom he once told to his face that he had no “soul.”

In chilling relations with China, Secretary of State Antony Blinken has played the lead role.


Before taking office, Blinken publicly charged the Chinese government with “genocide” in its treatment of the Uighurs. He then opened the two-day Anchorage meeting with a two-minute indictment of China for its actions in Xinjiang, Hong Kong and Taiwan — and got back a blistering 20-minute Chinese counterattack. The thrust of Beijing’s response:

Xinjiang, Tibet and Hong Kong are Chinese national territories, and how we rule there is none of America’s business. Nor do you Americans have any superior moral claim or right to sit in judgment on us, given your own record with indigenous peoples and Black Americans.

Nor do you have any right to impose your democracy or values on us, when we prefer our system and our values. As for your claim to define for the world the so-called rules-based international order, we reject that, too, and intend to erect an order based upon our interests and our values.

So, stop trying to impose your democracy on us or the rest of the world which may not want it. The U.S. delegation can speak for the United States. It does not speak for the world, much of which openly rejects it.

By calling Vladimir Putin a “killer,” Biden seems to have aborted the kind of summitry with Moscow in which Presidents Eisenhower, Nixon, Reagan and Bush I engaged during the Cold War when the Soviet Union was a far more menacing and hostile power than Putin’s Russia is today.

From Biden’s behavior in his first 60 days, we already seem fated to endure years more of deepening Cold War with Russia and China.

To what end this Biden-Blinken in-your-face diplomacy?

Patrick J. Buchanan is the author of “Nixon’s White House Wars: The Battles That Made and Broke a President and Divided America Forever.”

Copyright 2021

• Category: Foreign Policy • Tags: China, Coronavirus, Immigration, Joe Biden, Russia 
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  1. TG says:

    I deeply respect Mr. Buchanan, but in this case, IMHO, he is missing the point.

    The ‘crisis’ at the border is not a ‘crisis’ – it’s the plan. The surplus population of the overpopulated third-world has been invited to just come here en masse, the better to drive wages down and rents and profits up. It’s not a bug it’s a feature!

    I mean, letting every ‘unaccompanied minor’ from places like Guatemala in – it’s not the children you see in the corporate press most of them will be in the ages of 15-21 (you don’t REALLY think they are checking that they are not over 17, do you?).

    The median age of a high-fertility rate third world country like Guatemala is about 14. That means that most of the population is now welcome to come here no questions asked!

    And of course, not only are we accepting unlimited numbers of ‘unaccompanied minors’ – we are also accepting unlimited numbers of ‘family units’ – so that’s basically everyone.

    And as the flood of third world refugees accelerates, and wages go down and poverty and homelessness go up, no worries, because you see it’s all due to climate change and white racism!

    • Agree: anonymousperson
    • Replies: @KenH
    , @Showmethereal
  2. Would you puh-lease stop calling Biden “president”? Sheesh! You don’t call thieves stealing elections “president.” You call them psychopaths… Bwahahahahahahahahahahahahah!

    • Replies: @Rex Little
    , @Bill Jones
  3. “To what end”,you ask? How about victory…?
    WIT-whatever it takes to WIN. It’s a ZILLION \$\$\$ game.
    All is fair in love and this is WAR. Church vs. State… to the death.
    The force or the death star, the earth hangs in the balance.
    Freedom or slavery, it’s a miracle of epic proportion.

  4. Franco says:

    Its simple create-the-problem-provide-the-solution Hegelian dialectic stuff. Its the uniparty’s bread and butter. Never let a good crisis go to waste!

    A swamped border will lead to amnesties, paths to citizenship, “Ellis Islands on the Border” and shipping immigrants all throughout the country to turn purple states blue. They’ve officially stated that they want to bus and fly people apprehended near the border of Mexico to the border of Canada!

  5. unwoke says:

    “The U.S. delegation can speak for the United States. It does not speak for the world, much of which openly rejects it.”

    No it can’t. The Harris/Biden delegation can’t speak for half (& growing) of the United States either, which openly rejects it. It wasn’t even legitimately elected. Who’s going to fight for them? Their rag tag fag army? The PLA must be just itching for a chance to blow them away. Two minutes of that little zionist pipsqueak Blinken should be all anyone needs to realize just how dodgy the whole rotten “U.S.” delgation is.

  6. To what end, the belligerence? War. Profit even in the losing. Biden’s group is owned. All of (((it))), just look at the roster. Oh yeah, it’s ON.

  7. You know — sometimes things are open to interpretation.
    Perhaps when Old Joe said that Putin has no “soul” he means Putin has no rhythm?
    Putin, unlike Joe, simply can’t get his funk on. Thus, we can guess, Joe going up those plane steps was actually practicing a bit of a down, hep, jiving dance step.
    So “killer” here obviously means
    something like “bad” ie good. For all his faults, Putin is really a killer guy…..of course — I could be wrong……

    • LOL: Marshal Marlow
    • Replies: @James J O'Meara
  8. Thousands of Covid infected illegals entering America?
    I call BS Pat. Covid is a joke and if they were sick they wouldn’t be able to walk from Guatemala would they.
    Don’t avoid the real issue: selling out real Americans so that they can be out voted. This is Jewish sponsored destruction of America.
    Simple, 3 letter word Pat. Learn it. Jew. They are destroying America.

    • Thanks: anonymousperson
    • Replies: @Spender_CGB
  9. Joe Biden—should take Amtrak wherever he goes and he too many Jews in key positions. All his inner circle is Jewish and Joe is not in good health. However do NOT despair –President in 3 months will be Kamala Harris and — and Hllary Clinton will return as Vice President to get away from Bill. Bill just sits at home watching TV all day—scared what is going to come out the Epstein investigation —and those Fantasy Flights on the Lolita Express—

    • Replies: @Kolya Krassotkin
  10. KenH says:

    The surplus population of the overpopulated third-world has been invited to just come here en masse, the better to drive wages down and rents and profits up. It’s not a bug it’s a feature!

    The primary goal of the Jewish led left is to diminish the voting power of white people, wipe out the political opposition and create a one party state. That’s why they are trying to bring in as many poor brown people as they can and grant amnesty to as many as they possibly can.

    That’s why they are trying to increase the already ridiculously high one million “legal” immigrants per year to 2.5 million. This way they can flip Texas by 2024 ensuring that no Republican can ever be president again.

    • Agree: Joseph Doaks
    • Replies: @Showmethereal
  11. Realist says:

    Why Is Biden Creating His Own Crises?

    Because he was born a stupid bastard…and now he is brain-dead.

  12. polistra says:

    Because that’s what politicians do. If we didn’t have politicians we wouldn’t have crises.

  13. You get senile old career political fools like Biden and Pelosi in charge of the government when you fail to have a required retirement age and no term limits. The Soviet gerontocracy hastened the fall of communism – and they were considerably younger than Biden and many Congressional leaders, who only achieved their positions of power by their ridiculous seniority system, not by merit.

    Prior to Kennedy, Eisenhower was the oldest president at 70, and that was after two terms in office. Then came Reagan, who whose dementia may have begun even before his second term. Then came Trump, who was 70 upon assuming office. Trump did some good things, but it would be ridiculous for him to make another run in 2024, when he’ll be the same age as Biden is now.

    Biden is daily making a fool of himself. It would be a laughing matter if it wasn’t so pathetic. The biggest culprit in pushing Biden’s candidacy is the person who knows him best – the conniving Dr. Jill. If she ever had her husband’s best interests at heart, she would have stopped him from running. Jill is now a modern day Edith Wilson, who ran the government as she covered up for Woodrow, and hid his incapacity after he suffered a disabling stroke. We are in deep doo-doo, with people long past retirement age in positions of power.

  14. @GomezAdddams

    Joe now rules by executive order.

    “It signs the order with its pen, or else it gets the stairs again.”

    – K. Harris

    • LOL: Escher
  15. “What Gov. Andrew Cuomo did to the nursing homes of New York — send COVID-positive patients back into them — Biden is doing to the USA.”

    Good comparison!

    • Agree: Kolya Krassotkin
  16. Ascending the stairs of Air Force One on Friday, to fly to Georgia, President Joe Biden slipped and stumbled. Getting up, he slipped again and then fell. The scene was jolting and disquieting.

    Not at all. Unlike the Soviet Gerontocracy of the ‘80s, whose leaders were dropping by their mid-seventies (Brezhnev at 75, Andropov 69), who we fearfully observed in Red Square bundled up as if already mummified, our spry leader of 78, Uncle Joe, took to the steps in a trot … who’s to begrudge him a stumble or two, when he dusted himself off twice and gave a nice, bold salute to tell us he was nevertheless the king of the hill.

    Many happy years to you, Dear Leader Uncle Joe !*

    * If only to spare us Dear Leader Kamala

  17. @The Alarmist

    Do you really think that Old White Joe will last for four long years?

    The coming of President Harris is a lead-pipe cinch. It’s just a matter of time, and Biden’s time is getting short. Might as well get Joe out of there before he falls down the whole flight of stairs and breaks his neck. Joe has pushed the Far Left GloboHomo agenda since day 1. He signs whatever Executive Orders are put in front of him. He hates White deplorables, and wages domestic war on us.

    How could Kamala be worse? At least she can make a speech and hold a press conference without forgetting who or where she is. Time to take our medicine and get used to her irritating cackle, folks!

    • Replies: @The Alarmist
  18. lowest level since the Tiananmen Square massacre of 1989.

    Mr Buchanan,
    I purchased/read your book on the Unnecessary War and respect you for it.

    But mindlessly regurgitating false accounts about a media-contrived “massacre” serves only to lower your credibility. Please research facts abt this false hyper-emotive lie.

    The story that Chinese troops machine-gunned hundreds of innocent student protesters on the night of 3rd or 4th June 1989 has been thoroughly debunked by many of those present in the Square on those nights. Among them was a Chilean diplomat (Second Secretary), a Spanish TVE television crew, a correspondent for Reuters, and protesters themselves, all of who said nothing happened that night other than a military unit telling the remaining students to leave the Square;

    • Replies: @Anon
  19. @TG

    Not to mention it is a slap in the face to migrants who do it the legal way and wait patiently for years. It is the worst type of pandering.

  20. @KenH

    What amny of their supporters dont realize is – in actuality – taking in more legal immigrants based on qualification will also result in brain drain. As those nations suffer brain drain they become more unstable – which makes the people at the bottom more desperate and more willing to try to migrate illegally. Its like a circle.

    • Replies: @follyofwar
  21. SafeNow says:

    “I don’t care how good they are. Unless they get a kick in the ass every six weeks they will slack off.”
    -Admiral King, Chief of Naval Operations, WWII

    China figured the U.S. government needed a kick in the ass. It would be good for the entire world. Maybe even save the world from becoming a nuclear ash pile. The media certainly were not administering the kick. So China kicked Blinken and the U.S. in the ass.

    • Agree: Marshal Marlow
    • Replies: @Goddard
  22. Lately, I’ve been mulling over just what morality and Ethics are or with what they concern themselves,

    “Nor do you Americans have any superior moral claim or right to sit in judgment on us…As for your claim to define for the world the so-called rules-based international order, we reject that, too, and intend to erect an order based upon our interests and our values.”

    and it seems to me that if one is passing judgement upon events over which one has no control, then, that is not a moral judgment. It is something other than that.

    To be moral is to be an active agent. Moral is a verb, not a judgement. Consider the following;

    Some people are attempting to cross a river that separates two countries. Before they can land on the other side, they are caught by border patrol, who orders them to turn back. The people turn back but, being unable to swim, begin to drown.

    A man who is distantly related to the drowning people yells at the border guards to save them. He yells that they should deploy a boat or throw life preservers. The border guards ignore him because they have neither life preservers nor a boat at their command. Besides, the invaders are on the other country’s side of the river, which is not their territory, so they have no legal right to intervene. The man yelling makes no effort to save the people either; he spends his energy chiding the border guards and filming the incident with his cell phone.

    Okay, now let’s see how my theory can help us disentangle what is moral from what is not.

    First, you and I read of this incident on the internet a day after events transpired. Nothing you or I say amounts to a moral judgement. We had and have no capacity to intervene, therefore we are not morally involved in the situation. It’s done. Over. Whatever we say cannot alter the outcome so it is more of an expression of sentiment, a way to influence how we shall interpret the event going forward, a political statement, a statement of politics.

    Secondly, the man chiding the police could have intervened, could himself have waded into the water to save the drowning people whom he professed such concern about. But he didn’t. Now this is a moral judgement, a moral event. He had the power to intervene and chose not to, chose instead to prod others into action while he watched from the sidelines. He judged others to be morally deficient while he himself failed to live up to his own moral judgement. A failure. A deeply immoral person, by his own reckoning.

    As for the border agents, again, they could not cross the border to intervene. Their jurisdiction ended in the middle of the river and had they invaded the other country, they would have been held liable for any unforeseen negative consequences–what if one of the invaders had died in the arms of his or her would-be rescuer? How would the press have interpreted that? What spin would they have put upon it? We can be sure that they would have engaged in “moralizing” i.e. passing judgement upon events over which they have and had no control, which, as I have said, is not the same thing as being moral.

    So, the frontier of your power is the limit to which you should be the subject of moral judgement. Whites today are not to be held accountable for slavery in the South since there is no way in which they can or could influence those events. Same goes for the alleged holocaust. Biden should not wag his finger at China because, as China points out, the USA is powerless to change China’s internal policies.

    So. people who pass so-called moral judgments upon those who were powerless to influence events are not themselves being moral in doing so. They are not doing morality. They are doing something else, and it usually amounts to a power play, an attempt to guilt trip someone, to hamstring them, to put them on their back foot so as to gain an advantage over them in events going forward.

    • Replies: @RoatanBill
  23. @The Alarmist

    Biden’s current puppet masters will also be Harris’s, and the fact that, even now at her peak, she’s a dullard guarantees that little will change when she replaces Biden.

    Plus, the speedy replacement of Biden by Harris will expand the disrepute of the 2020 “election” and widen the fissures between the Democrat party’s internal factions. And, best of all, that Harris becomes the US’s first woman President will eat up The Witch of Chappaqua more bitterly than anything else ever could.

  24. Alfa158 says:

    Show of hands, please; how many people believe that in some long ago meeting, Slow-Joe told Putin that he had no soul?
    Probably the same people who would believe that Black women have a problem with Whites touching their hair.
    I do believe however the people who claim that after he finally made it up the Air Force One stairs Joe turned to Jill and said; “Dadgummit it Ashley, don’t book us on this airline again, it ain’t safe!”
    (That would have been a great line on Saturday Night Live’s fake news segment if they were genuinely interested in poking fun at politicians, which of course, they aren’t)

  25. Goddard says:

    China kicked Blinken and the U.S. in the ass.

    The Chinese response was saner, more rational, and more humane than the fanatical and hubristic American opening salvo.

    One way or another, America, you are coming home. The only question is how tumultuous the transfer of power back to Eurasia is going to be, and what America will look like in the aftermath. In the world that is coming, America has many good options and many bright possible futures. I wonder however whether, with the fanatics and narcissists currently running the government now, we are not headed for a disastrous unraveling and bleak future.

    • Replies: @anon
  26. @follyofwar

    It’s obvious Joe is not fully there, but I think getting to the White House might have put a little more life into him … at least two years.

    Anyway, Meghan Markle has designs on being the first woman President. The way she and The Oprah have their noses up one another’s posteriors, you never know.

  27. augusto says:

    So it seems Americans are starting to feel the very grounds of welcoming the thousands of endless flow into Uncle Schmuell are the same as those of Mrs Angela Merkel, back in 2016.
    Invite as many immigrant refugees as possible, the German-American elite will manage to profit from both in the short and long term.

  28. Anonymous[688] • Disclaimer says:

    Forget “arguably” Biden is definitely our stupidest and most brain-damaged President ever. And the election was stolen. From Bernie Sanders in 2016, by the Witch Queen of Tripoli and Donna Brazile. It’s not possible but I would prefer Putin as President.

    • Agree: Derer
  29. @omegabooks

    You don’t call thieves stealing elections “president.”

    We did the last time–for three years, anyway. . .

  30. @omegabooks

    As the White house has been transformed into a senior care facility, the correct term of address is Resident Biden.

  31. @steinbergfeldwitzcohen

    Pat used to know that word.

    Apparently in his later years he has forgotten it.

    • Replies: @MEexpert
  32. One thing you can set your watch by: recucklicans won’t do a damned thing even if plugs biden declares himself emperor.

    Conservatives conserve nothing, they are the other half of the uniparty, too timid to act by design.

  33. Anon[210] • Disclaimer says:
    @Arthur MacBride

    Even the BBC confirmed …
    “We got the story generally right, but on one detail I and others conveyed the wrong impression. There was no massacre on Tiananmen Square.”

  34. @Showmethereal

    I totally agree with you comment. Last week Tucker Carlson went to El Salvador to interview its president. Mr. Ortez said the same thing. Too many of its best young people have left the country (they’re not all MS-13 criminals) in search of what they hope will be a better future in the US, instead of staying and working to make their home country better. Tucker said that 1/3rd of Salvadorans are now living in the US, millions illegally. This non-stop immigration is bad for both sides, maybe even worse for the impoverished countries they have abandoned.

    • Agree: showmethereal
  35. anon[402] • Disclaimer says:

    If there is no continuing crisis, there would be no need for a big budget for the CIA, the Pentagon, the entire Military Industrial Complex. And what would the media report on?

    The leviathan must be fed!

  36. anon[402] • Disclaimer says:

    The Chosen has waited 2,000 years for this moment – the moment when they sit atop the world and control all the world’s wealth and power. They won’t give up without sacrificing large number of lives(preferably all non-Chosen). To everyone else, it’s all just money and power, to the Chosen, it’s an existential crisis. They’ve convinced themselves that unless they have all the money and all the power of the world, another Holocaust will happen. Aside from military power, they have three other major sources of power – Big Tech, Wall Street and Big Media(through the internet).

    To win this war, the would-be rivals must come up with an alternative to Wall Street, the Dollar, and an alternative to http://www.

  37. @animalogic

    “Geraldine and Killer come back for more laughs Reruns: Flip Wilson’s funny characters and famous guests return on Nickelodeon.”

  38. MEexpert says:

    Apparently in his later years he has forgotten it.

    He has been told to forget it or else, by you know who.

  39. Has he shit himself again?

  40. Ragno says:

    Biden’s people call this a “challenge.” But for the country, which seemed to be pulling out of the pandemic, it is a medical and security emergency and a national crisis.

    Pat’s been in the swamp so long, we should change his name to Pogo. He’s become far too reliant on the kindness of alligators and skunks.

    It’s neither emergency nor crisis, but part of the longest ongoing uninterrupted crime in American history. If the media were actual reporters and not sociopathic co-conspirators eager to punish the innocent – and their betters, by any measure – they might make journalism history covering this worst-ever American political scandal. It’s too late now, though; they were in this up to their eyeballs from the beginning, and they don’t seem the type to loop the rope around their own necks, and certainly not on behalf of some cornball white-boy principles.

    Pat knows the only hope is insurrection, actual, fight-to-win insurrection, bolstered by whatever elements of law enforcement and the military are still loyal – but he doesn’t want malicious Jews and race-traitor whites tarnishing his legacy as a seditionist and a dirty traitor, etc. As if – absent a rout of the usurpers who’ve seized control not merely of our country but our hearts and minds, our history and beliefs, what we see when we look in the mirror – they’re going to arrange for him to have any other kind of a legacy, no matter how often or vigorously he denounces Charlottesville or the hooligan’s holiday this past January.

    Pat, listen!: they’re going to fricassee your memory and accomplishments no matter what you do – why not sound the alarm to white patriots everywhere, and at least go down fighting, defiantly – the way an American is supposed to?

  41. @ThreeCranes

    Your post reminded me of the story about the scorpion and the turtle.

    It’s why I wouldn’t help a cop, soldier, politician, priest and other forms of control freak if their life was in danger. I’d keep on walking because I know that it’s their nature to try to screw me.

  42. Sean says:

    Biden was asked a question Trump was asked and famously equivocated about (if Putin was a killer). I don’t think if the Biden-friendly interviewer’s question would have been phrased so bluntly had he realized Biden would be quite so undiplomatic in his answer to it. I think the Chinese are happy Biden is president, but they don’t want to show it. Biden also has an obvious motive to not seem to be China’s boy. Biden would need to keep Russia neutral if he was planning on pressuring China. Nuff said.

    • Replies: @Derer
  43. Derer says:

    Chinese are happy Biden is president,

    Not at all. Biden does not matter because the whole play is directed by the backroom sinister players “corporate globalists and military”. Even Trump was debilitated by them for the insult of denying them oxygen by attempting to withdraw military from foreign soils. That’s the way it is.

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