On the issue of Gaza, Biden is dramatically out of touch with the voters he needs to win re-election. If he will not be moved by morality to stop his support of this war, he should be moved by vulgar self-interest. Gaza is not a distant foreign conflict: it is an urgent moral emergency for large swaths of voters. Biden will lose those voters – and may indeed lose the election – if he does not cease his support of these atrocities.

Biden has that rare opportunity in politics: to help the country, and himself, by doing the right thing. But he must do so now. Both the Palestinian people and his own election prospects are running out of time.

  • @djsoren19
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    2324 days ago

    I’m sorry, your take is that we need to shame people for …standing against a genocide? for deciding that supporting the deaths of an entire culture of people is the line too far for their conscience to support? You think that deserves to be attacked and shamed?

    The U.S. has no obligation to participate in genocide, and can start withholding aid at any time. If Democrat leadership has decided it’s more important to exterminate Palestine than prevent a Trump election, that’s going to remain on the Democrats.

    • Drusas
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      1224 days ago

      Allowing Trump to win by not voting is not “standing against genocide”. It’s virtue signaling which will harm the very people you aim to protect.

      • @[email protected]
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        624 days ago

        Caveman logic: Biden kill brown people, trump probably kill brown people too so better vote Biden?

        • @[email protected]
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          824 days ago

          Biden is anti Hamas, trump is anti Palestine there is a huge fucking difference. Biden is still trying to get aid to the people of Gaza, trump will not and will likely sent troops to assist in the genocide.

    • @[email protected]
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      624 days ago

      Holding democracy ransom because one feels the need to virtue signal about something they more than likely didn’t care about a year ago?

      Yeah. Shame.