President Joe Biden faced criticism over his lack of comment on the rising death toll in Hawaii, as devastating fires continue to ravage the area. When asked about the situation while on his beach getaway, Biden reportedly responded with a lackluster “no comment.” This response comes as no surprise, considering the president’s track record of avoiding accountability and dodging tough questions. It seems that Biden is more interested in patting himself on the back for his so-called accomplishments rather than addressing the real issues at hand.
The fact that Biden has been relatively silent on the Hawaii fires is concerning, especially considering the magnitude of the tragedy. These wildfires are the deadliest in modern history, with at least 96 confirmed dead and over 1,000 people still unaccounted for. The destruction caused by these fires is nothing short of apocalyptic, with the historic city of Lahaina being completely decimated. Yet, somehow, this seems to be of little importance to President Biden.
"Any comment on the rising death toll in Maui?"
BIDEN: "No. No comment." pic.twitter.com/oORpRuLUpz
— RNC Research (@RNCResearch) August 14, 2023
While the president may have offered his condolences a few days ago, it is clear that mere words are not enough. The people of Hawaii need real action and support from their government. The estimated $5 billion in damages will require a swift and effective response, and it is disheartening to see Biden shirk his responsibilities in this time of crisis.
This incident further highlights Biden’s lack of leadership and his inability to prioritize the needs of the American people. His decision to spend time at his beach home while a tragedy unfolds speaks volumes about his character and priorities. It is time for him to step up, take responsibility, and provide the necessary resources to help the people of Hawaii recover and rebuild. The American people deserve better than a president who turns a blind eye to their suffering. It is imperative that we hold Biden accountable for his inaction and demand better from our elected leaders