Remember the fence placed around the U.S. Capitol after Jan. 6? Biden and his fellow Democrats think he needs it back again as he prepares to give his State of the Union address in March.
But the fact that he is putting up a fence already tells us all we need to know about Biden’s state of the Union. It’s theater, it bad and there’s no plan to make the situation better.
U.S. Capitol Police claim the barrier is to prepare for a potential Freedom Convoy truck protest similar to the one that surround Canada’s capital of Ottawa for weeks before Prime Minister Justin Trudeau illegal invoked the nation’s Emergencies Act to forcibly remove the protesters.
“The United States Capitol Police and the United States Secret Service have been closely working together to plan for the upcoming State of the Union,” the U.S. Capitol Police said in statement on Friday to Fox News.
“Law enforcement agencies across the National Capital Region are aware of plans for a series of truck convoys arriving in Washington, D.C., around the time of the State of the Union,” police said. “As with any demonstration, the USCP will facilitate lawful First Amendment activity.”
But the truth is that the plan is more likely based on theater than reality. Biden will use the fence to refer to conflict within the U.S. and blame “extremists” AKA all Republicans and others who care about America’s conservative values for being out to cause harm.
In addition, he’ll call anyone who does not side with his voting rights agenda a racist, though none of the voting reform bills in conservative-led states are based on race. Biden will also likely claim abortion is a constitutional right, arguing against two cases being heard by the Supreme Court. Anyone who opposes this “right” is also discriminating against women, according to Biden’s view.
Remember, this will all come from the same guy who talked about unity during his speech to become president. That hasn’t worked out too well, though, as even his own party has increasingly divided against Biden.
Senators Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema have offered some sense of reality to counter Biden-backed bills in the Senate. When it comes to pandemic restrictions, a growing number of Democrat governors have rejected Biden’s preferences to select policies of their own. Some Democrats running for office don’t even want to be seen with Biden.
For example, Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams has a “scheduling conflict” when Biden spoke in her state on her key issue, voting rights, ahead of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. That’s a bad sign for Biden, and it’s not the only example. When Biden does occasionally come out of his basement to visit another state and tout his infrastructure bill, leading Democrats continue to avoid his visits.
The combination has led to Biden and team to come up with its own ways to create some kind of conflict against an invisible enemy, this time putting up a fence for a speech no one will watch to claim so-called extremists are out to get him.