Biden attacks ‘MAGA Republicans’ in angry speech, labels them ‘threat’ to democracy

By Ailan Evans

President Joe Biden attacked supporters of former President Donald Trump in a speech Thursday evening in Philadelphia that many across the political spectrum viewed as divisive, castigating large scores of Republican voters as “extremists” and threats to democracy.

“Too much of what’s happening in our country today is not normal,” Biden said. “Donald Trump and the MAGA Republicans represent an extremism that threatens the very foundations of our republic.”

“They fan the flames of political violence,” Biden added.

Biden’s remarks come after earlier attacks on Trump supporters in which he claimed many Republicans had embraced “semi-fascism” during a Democratic National Committee fundraiser. White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre has largely doubled down on Biden’s rhetoric, arguing that Biden’s characterization of many Republicans as “extremists” was accurate as they allegedly don’t share the beliefs of the majority of Americans.

The speech took place at Independence Hall in Philadelphia. Preceding Biden’s speech, the Marine Band played “Hail to the Chief” while two Marines flanked the American flag throughout the duration of Biden’s remarks.

The speech provoked negative reactions from many on social media, who criticized the imagery and rhetoric as divisive and threatening.

Biden also stressed the supposed threat to civil rights and “equality” posed by the Republican party.

“[They] are determined to take this country backwards,” Biden said.

“Backwards to an America where there is no right to choose, no right to privacy, no right to contraception, no right to marry who you love,” he added.

Biden made Trump’s influence over the party a central focus of his critique, arguing Trump’s power within the GOP had negatively influenced the behavior of its voters.

“There’s no question that the Republican Party today is dominated, driven, intimidated by Donald Trump and the MAGA Republicans. And that is a threat to this country,” Biden said. “MAGA Republicans have made their choice. They embrace anger. They thrive on chaos. They live not in the light of truth, but in the shadow of lies. Together, we can choose a different path.”

Biden concluded with a call to action, asking Americans to “vote” against Trump and the ideology he supposedly represents, as well as that of his supporters.

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37 thoughts on “Biden attacks ‘MAGA Republicans’ in angry speech, labels them ‘threat’ to democracy

  1. Hilarious that dems have made maga a bad word. As if wanting to improve the quality of life in one’s country is a bad thing. It seems to them, it may go against their globalist mission and the destruction of the United States of America.

  2. This deranged lunatic is talking about half of the Country. He is willing to use American military fighter jets against his own citizens?? The first duty of a good government is to protect its own citizens and govern to support our right to “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.” He should be impeached forthwith. Take a good, hard look at his rhetoric, people, and then think what he will do to us if we ever surrender our 2A rights to bear arms under the Constitution.

  3. I’ll be wearing my MAGA hat everyday now and be damn proud of it! How dare a president of the United States publicly trash half of its citizens!!!

  4. ” voters as “extremists” and threats to democracy.”
    Let me fix that statement for you potato head bidung… what you mean is we hate
    what your doing to our country and constitution and we’re a threat to democrats since you ignoramuses don’t get that we are a Representative Republic NOT a
    mob controlled Democracy

  5. I’m sure Senator Joe Benning was grinning ear to ear
    listening to his hero Joe Biden speak such discusting words REPUBLICANS.

    MANY of the same things Joe Benning calls REPUBLICANS.

    These are the same REPUBLICANS that Benning is now begging to vote for him for Lt. Governor.

    His claim that he is most qualified is …..he has campaigned for Phil Scott and supported Phil Scott for years now and if anything happens to Phil he can step right into position of GOVERNOR.

    Everyone should be very concerned. Joe Benning calls himself a “PHIL SCOTT REPUBLICAN”

    Scott voted for BIDEN and BENNING is a supporter of both.

    Benning claims to be a gun rights advocate but remains totally silent when Joe Biden calls for a gun grab affecting every American….Phil Scott pushes the gun grab in statements from his office…

    Benning the GREAT PROTECTOR of guns…SITS SILENT!

    Benning voted twice for PROP 5 and has stated he will support the slaughter of The unborn and the destruction of our children and their family by voting for ARTICLE 22.

    Benning brags about all of his endorsements. That’s all he has going for him.

    That raises questions for me…how deep does this hatred for REPUBLICANS exist in our state?

    We can make difference and we should.

    We are working hard to send a message to every politician in our state that regardless of who they choose to represent us we still CAN and SHOULD push back when it becomes necessary to preserve our state.

    We are working very hard to encourage everyone to write in Gregory M. Thayer of Vermont
    to become our next Lt. Governor.

    We have a web page and are asking that you share the information about Gregory with all of your friends on Facebook and other social media platforms so we can elect this fine gentleman to office.

    Thanks to all of you who are concerned about our beautiful state and the terrible direction some of these politicians are dragging us.

    Please share everywhere!

    Please visit http://www.GregoryThayer.com

    Everyone should spread the word among friends and family, in the community, and on social media.

    Ballot MUST be filled out EXACTLY:

    “Gregory M. Thayer of Rutland”

  6. This sums it up pretty well…..Biden has no clue where he is, what he is told to do, nor what to say…unless someone tells him. Read this statistic:

    ….since being installed in January 2021, Joe Biden has spent more than 40% of his presidency on vacation. The New York Post reported: President Biden is taking heat for spending 40% of his days in office “on vacation”…:

    HOW COME every liberal faulted Trump for a golf date or trip to FLA….BUT HE NEVER DID 40% absent! So why the BIDEN SILENCE from ALL MEDIA?????

    FYI? He has no idea where or what he is doing…and he has classic dementia “sundowners” syndrome….that he has to be in total familar places….which is his basement at Delaware beach house….that the payoffs from Hunter Biden paid for…cuz’ Joe Biden was NEVER wealtbhy …until… somehow he left being Obama’s VP….then he is rich?….10% FOR THE BIG GUY 🙂

    Where is the FBI? DOJ? NSA? CIA? IRS?

  7. Thanks, Joe, for finally stating your ” real feelings “, and waking up the American People,
    especially the “MAGA-GOP ” …….. this showed America and the World just how feckless
    and bitter you are towards millions of true Patriotic Americans……… how pathetic !!

    We can all thank Joe feckless for the Inflation and the invasion of the southern border,
    and keep working and Joe will keep giving it away ……..Make things right in November !!

  8. It appears I picked up a new label yesterday – in addition to ‘Veteran’, ‘American Legion member’, retired Navy Officer, I’m now also ‘A Threat to Democracy’.

    Pretty rich coming from a dementia-riddled, corrupt, hair-sniffing pedophile creep like Brandon, whose drug addicted son was booted from active duty.

  9. Joe Biden, or more accurately his subterranean handlers, is a far more existential threat to the United States than any one person or any foreign nation. He is the real corrupt, incompetent, and malignant threat. If he continues to destroy our society, our economy, our military, our education, our international relations, and our legal system. he will surpass Confederate President Jefferson Davis as the most dangerous American President in US history.

  10. Please keep in mind that Biden, and his puppet master, Mark Elias, are practicing classic gaslighting. They are trolling conservatives in an attempt to get a rise out of us… to get another Jan 6, so they can justify more DOJ/FBI interventions.

    Absolutely, call them out for what they are and what they do. Use the Saul Alinsky Rules For Radicals handbook. RULE 5: “Ridicule is man’s most potent weapon.” But don’t do anything stupid. If you see someone advocating violence, call them out. They are likely another Ray Epps type trying to entrap conservatives who, otherwise, wouldn’t dream of acting the way Biden, Elias, Hillary Clinton, Adam Schiff, Nancy Pelosi, or Chuck Schumer do.

    And most of all, be careful of potential RINOs. I’m still not sure how to take Sen. Lindsey Graham’s warning that there “literally will be riots in the street” if former President Donald Trump is prosecuted following the raid on his Florida Mar-a-Lago compound comment. Or Joe Benning’s lambasting of Vermonters who went to the Jan 6 demonstration. Trump will likely be indicted. So what? He can run for President from prison if he wants to. There are no constitutional limitations in that regard.

    But do not riot. Do not threaten. Please. Rely on the strength of your faith and philosophy and conduct yourselves accordingly. We are better than that.

    • All good advice Jay, however, people should realize what is more than likely coming their way from various deranged leftists’ organizations, ANTIFA, BLM, etc. after Biden’s demonizing dog whistle signal to them. He purposely placed a target on the backs of a huge number of Americans.

      • I don’t disagree, Richard. I’m just imploring reasonable people to be smart and not impulsively react to the call of the dog whistles.

    • I for one do not need your high and mighty damn diktat to TNR readers each time we Trump supporters are threatened, nor do I see anyone who could be perceived as holding violence of any kind, hope your silly suggestions make Jay Eshelman feel big and strong for at least a few minutes.

      Seem to think readers here a a bunch of rubes ready to start shooting when there is no evidence of this and nothing could be further from the truth.

    • Yes Jay Eshelman, it certainly seems the ultra-demons……err I mean dems, are doing their best to “incite” ….Please do not fall prey to this entrapment scheme.
      and …….ck which republicans the democratic party is supporting …they are spending millions……
      This kind of politics I SO DISLIKE…….in fact I can’t think of much to compare it to since I’ve been voting……from 1976 on……..
      I have to say I shed tears after that speech, and I didnt listen/watch till friday, I am pleased the major networks did not air it…….good smart choice by them.
      they are in hip deep, all of them……and this choice was a smart one
      I am scared for our nation, esp now with the China/Russia situation and NO Commander in Chief to be found……..
      sorry for the ramble…..but this all scares the bejeesus out of me………

  11. We know that Biden is cognitevely impaired…so it does not surprise he said it….but this was a speech WRITTEN by his HANDLERS!. Biden is a puppet and does what he is told – much of the time from a teleprompter. So why would his handlers write this? ..and anger 50% of American voters, just before Nov mid terms?….duhhh….Biden handlers & writers are DOPES – and woke up, because today they flog “Dementia Joe” back to the media – to say he did not mean it? OMG…. WHO is running this country? WHO is behind the curtain? It certainly is a ‘Shadow Gov’t”

    • Jeffrey green, everything that has been done since biden took over has been to shore up and get to……where we are now. It is Incitement, they WANT reaction……..to PROVE their BS point, the raid, the jan 6 one side show, the previous failed impeachments.
      he is ALWAYS reading off the prompter, and he is getting better, my guess is the prompter is getting moved about or there is more than one……notice step 1..2..3 and then back to start point, several times…..and meds of course to amp him up……
      I think congress/senate or both need to demand an evaluation of his cognition/psyc health……by independent qualified impartial person ……
      He is definitely NOT running the performance…….and is being used
      we as the voters need to let all know this has to be done, we cannot go 2+ more years of this, we’ll be in WW3………

  12. This is all about power and the ultimate power grab, which undermines the very Constitutional Republic Biden swore to protect. The Democratic powers that be want to secure their power in perpetuity by getting rid of the Republican party. The Republican party and MAGA folks want to protect America and keep our Constitution rights in tact. The current administration wants to replace our individual rights with socialism. Schools are actually telling children that anyone that believes in individual rights and accountability are white supremacists. They are intentionally destroying this country to create a new socialist eutopia. Individual rights is the foundation of our Constitutional Republic.

  13. Posted this elsewhere but just as applicable here:
    The pictures of an obviously angry Joe Biden against a red backdrop of lighting with US Marines in the background was reminiscent of Nikita Kruschev when he declared to Americans “We will bury you!” Only a few shovels of dirt left before his prediction comes to pass. God help us all. (For those of you too young to remember Nikita Kruschev, Google him.)

  14. Sept 1 2022 will live in infamy as a US president representing our nation as well as the Democrat Party declares war on the opposing political party and supporters of his likely opponent before on the cusp of midterm elections and prior to 2024 presidential election. And has given several other similar threatening and incendiary diatribes including the most recent one. Here is a member or former of the Federal LE- the highest in the land claiming it was ‘not enough’:
    WATCH] TERRIFYING! THIS IS WAR! — JUST IN: Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe Threatens: ‘Biden Didn’t Go FAR ENOUGH With His Declaration Of War Against MAGA Supporters — We Must Do Something About Those Insurrectionists’
    https://worthypolitics.com/watch-terrifying-this-is-war-just-in-former-fbi-deputy-director-andrew-mccabe-threatens-biden-didnt-go-far-enough-with-his-declaration-of-war-against-maga-supporters-we-m/

    • A ‘former FIB Deputy Director’ is worth precisely nothing. This groveling weasel is obviously a petty, disturbed failure seeking to remain relevent. At least Comey had the good sense to disappear.

  15. It’s nearly time for 10% Joe to be placed back into the box from which he originated and sent back to the Hollywood facility for recycling. The optics created around this thing they call “President Joe Biden” is losing it’s credibility along with his entire party.

  16. Last Night President Phony Joey Beloney delivered a hate filled message in front of an ominous blood red flood lite background flanked by a not-so-subtle hint of his willingness to use military force against his political opposition. Looked for all the world, like a message preached from “The Devils Pulpit”!

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