Trump says Biden has ‘Become Like a Palestinian’ – Michael Arria 6/28/24


In a presidential debate marked by incoherence and lies, Donald Trump attacked Joe Biden, saying “he’s become like a Palestinian” for supposedly withholding total support for Israel’s genocidal assault on Gaza.

President Joe Biden and presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump were asked about Israel’s assault on Gaza during Thursday night’s distressing debate.

Biden insisted that Hamas had been “greatly weakened” and said the group should be eliminated, but added that Israel “had to be careful” about dropping large bombs in heavily populated areas.

He also said that parties were nearing a ceasefire as a result of a three-phase plan.

“The first stage is trade the hostages for a cease-fire,” said Biden. “Second phase is a cease-fire with additional conditions. The third phase is for the end of the war. The only one who wants the war to continue is Hamas. They’re the only one still holding out.”

“Israel is the one. And you should let them go and let them go finish the job. He doesn’t want to do it,” responded Trump. “He’s become like a Palestinian, but they don’t like him because he’s a very bad Palestinian. He’s a weak one.”

“I’ve never heard so much foolishness,” said Biden.

“A US president just turned ‘Palestinian’ into a slur to attack another US president,” tweeted Mondoweiss Culture Editor Mohammed El-Kurd. “‘Palestinian’ was used as a slur against the person funding and enabling the genocide of the Palestinian People…. Ok.”…

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