Once upon a time, Joe Biden served as President Obama’s foreign policy adviser. It did not go over well. Today, Donald Trump is putting the previous administration to shame with his numerous foreign policy victories—including building a bridge to North Korea. This issue came up during the last debate. When Joe Biden couldn’t come back with a smart comment about Trump’s success with the country, he made an odd—and unverifiable—reference to Hitler.
Plenty of people will give their opinions on last night’s debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden. From all accounts, Trump was victorious both in his demeanor and answers. Joe Biden, as usual, could not compete with the president—and while avoiding some embarrassing gaffes, continued to prove to America why he needs to be far away from the Oval Office.
Plenty was said that could be dissected, but no doubt one moment with have Americans scratching their heads. No one’s sure if Biden used an earpiece to help him during the debates, but something he said on his own will have his handlers wishing he did use one.
President Trump was discussing his foreign policy successes, including his relationship with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un. In a historic turn of events, President Trump actually met with the reclusive leader, actually traveling to the country. It was a monumental moment, one that no other president—or vice president—has been able to achieve. The meeting marked the start of potential negotiations with North Korea, that could turn around the country for the better.
Obama was never able to do this. Nor could his foreign policy advisor, Joe Biden, ever hope of scoring such a big moment. So, we can assume Biden is now bitter—perhaps jealous—that Trump succeeded where he utterly failed.
After Trump explained it’s a “good thing” to cultivate good relationships with foreign leaders, Joe came back with an idiotic comment.
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden shocked viewers on Thursday with a bizarre reference to Adolf Hitler during the final presidential debate.
Trump said he has a civil “We’re not in a war, we have a good relationship,” Trump said of his relationship with North Korea Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un.
“Having a good relationship with leaders of other countries is a good thing,” Trump said.
Biden shot back, “That’s like saying we had a good relationship with Hitler before he in fact invaded Europe.”
Minutes later the name of the murderous leader of Germany’s Nazi party was trending on social media as dumbfounded viewers couldn’t believe Biden referenced one of history’s most infamous dictators. [Source: Fox News]
Yes, there is an Internet rule that all arguments eventually drag in Hitler—but only by the person losing. There was a chance to have a meaningful debate over the role of the U.S. in international relations, but Biden spoiled it with his unusual jab about Hitler.
Was he really comparing Kim Jong Un—who has expressed a desire for peace—with Adolf Hitler? Was he suggesting that the United States ever had a good relationship with the leader of the Nazi Party?
Can’t say for sure, but users online were not kind.
It doesn’t take much to get “Hitler” trending, but social media was lit up with discussion over this bizarre comment. Now, we can’t say for sure if this was a pretty-written comment or an off-the-cuff thing. Knowing Joe Biden, this was something he thought was a real zinger at the moment. But, like everything else he says in the moment, it went over like a lead balloon.
If his people did give him that before the debate, yikes. Joe needs to fire a few staff right now. That is, if he really is in charge of his campaign.
But we all know that’s not the case.