Everybody with half a brain knew that President Joe Biden‘s presidency was going to be a horrendous disaster for the country, but even his worst critics must be a little impressed with how quickly Biden has made the U.S. the laughingstock of the world.
Under our current commander-in-chief, we have suspected Chinese spy balloons flying overhead while Chinese fentanyl comes pouring through the southern border. It should be noted though that this current national embarrassment isn’t quite Biden’s fault alone — we got to this point thanks to The Uniparty — the establishment of both political parties.
On Thursday night, The Daily Wire reported that an unmanned balloon was spotted over Montana. Big Sky Country also holds some very key facilities related to the U.S.’s nuclear arsenal.
The immediate question was, why hasn’t this been blown out of the sky yet? The Pentagon claimed that it couldn’t be shot down out of concern about possible civilian casualties once the debris landed on the ground. That might be plausible if this were over New York City, but again — it’s in Montana.
General Glen VanHerck, commander of North American Aerospace Defense Command, stated in a statement that “the balloon does not present a military or physical threat to people on the ground at this time. The balloon is currently traveling at altitude well above commercial air traffic.”
Of course, does anybody really think that former President Donald Trump would let a “surveillance balloon” from America’s enemy fly into U.S. territory? Not a chance in France.
The CCP, for its part, claimed Friday morning that it isn’t a spy balloon at all, rather it is a weather balloon that got off track.
If you actually trust the Chinese government, then you probably are also gullible enough also believe that the president’s son Hunter Biden really is an energy expert whom CCP-linked officials turn to for expertise.
Nonetheless, the statement raises the question, why didn’t the CCP notify the U.S. military of that once they realized a “force majeure” was to blame for the incident?
Well, perhaps it is because they’ve seen how the Biden administration operates and knows there won’t be any repercussions for it anyway — whether it’s for meteorological or clandestine purposes. They have no respect for America, so no need to inform our military leaders.
Biden has let China walk all over the U.S. — while his right-hand weatherman John Kerry kowtows to his communist counterparts to get them aboard his climate change agenda.
As pointed out by Robby Starbuck, the Chinese state propaganda is openly mocking America for the incident.
“China is now openly making fun of our air defense systems,” he posted alongside a screenshot from the CCP-backed Global Times. “Even they can’t believe we’d allow their balloon to fly over our people. People realize these are fully capable of carrying bombs right? Not capturing, inspecting and destroying before it flew over our people is madness.”
China is now openly making fun of our air defense systems. Even they can’t believe we’d allow their balloon to fly over our people. People realize these are fully capable of carrying bombs right? Not capturing, inspecting and destroying before it flew over our people is madness. pic.twitter.com/GCvfy6e0Sq
— Robby Starbuck (@robbystarbuck) February 3, 2023
The CCP now knows it isn’t just the air defense system that is completely broken. America’s ground defense is dismal as well — particularly at the southern border.
According to Rep. David Trone (D-MD), authorities estimate that 98% of the chemicals used to create the deadly drug fentanyl — which was the leading driver of more than 100,000 American opioid overdose deaths in both 2021 and 2022 — come from China.
Those materials are then used by Mexican drug cartels to create the synthetic narcotic, where it is then trafficked over the border. The Biden administration claims that massive seizures of fentanyl at the border are evidence that they have strong security, but even The Washington Post isn’t buying that Pravda.
“Since July 2022, U.S. authorities have seized about 2,200 pounds of the lab-cooked drug per month — that’s more than they grabbed in all of 2018,” The Washington Post reported on January 10. “Even so, the feds guess they’re netting just 5 to 10 percent of the fentanyl coming in from Mexico. Maybe less.”
Meanwhile, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken was set to travel to China next week but has already decided to postpone his trip in light of the balloon. It should be noted that lawmakers such as Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) have been demanding that he address the fentanyl issue head-on with members of the CCP.
Per statements given to CNN, it didn’t really seem likely that was Blinken’s first course of action.
Todd Robinson, the top State Department official for international narcotics and law enforcement affairs, told the outlet that the best way to deal with China will be through “collaboration and cooperation.”
“China has its own problems with narcotics. Mexico has problems, has its [own] problems with narcotics. Colombia also has a problem,” he added. “And what we’ve been saying is, this is no longer an issue where you can solely use one or the other. Everybody’s got a problem.”
So despite China being responsible for nearly 100% of the materials used in Mexico to create the drug that’s killing thousands, our strategy is to seek collaboration with our killers.
As pointed out by The Federalist’s Sean Davis — Biden’s soft-on China policies aren’t attributable to the 46th president alone.
“The Chinese spy balloon is a shiny object,” he claimed. “Of course we shouldn’t allow it to exist. That Red China buys our politicians, steals our tech, supplies our enemies, hollows out our manufacturers, and infects our people — all with the approval of our elites — is a much bigger problem.”
The Chinese spy balloon is a shiny object. Of course we shouldn’t allow it to exist. That Red China buys our politicians, steals our tech, supplies our enemies, hollows out our manufacturers, and infects our people—all with the approval of our elites—is a much bigger problem.
— Sean Davis (@seanmdav) February 3, 2023
Indeed — since the Clinton administration — The Uniparty has ignored, emboldened, and benefitted from the Chinese Community Party staying in power. Biden, the useful idiot that he is, is just the personification of The Uniparty.
Throughout that time, it has been the average American who has watched millions of jobs be shipped overseas, their neighbors and friends die from street drugs, and general social degradation — all for the sake of crappy, cheap products.
Now, those same Americans can look up in the sky and watch a foreign aircraft dangle over their heads doing God knows what.
The views expressed in this piece are the author’s own and do not necessarily represent those of The Daily Wire.