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Biden Should Apologize To Americans For His Open Border, Not To The Killers Who Cross It

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President Joe Biden had a chance this week to apologize to Laken Riley’s family and the millions of other Americans victimized by the border invasion he incentivized. Instead, the Democrat apologized for referring to Riley’s alleged murderer, a native Venezuelan with a criminal history, as “illegal” during his State of the Union address last Thursday.

It would have been politically advantageous for Biden, whose disapproval rating reached another record high last week, to use his sitdown with MSNBC over the weekend to own his “illegal” verbiage and apologize to the late Georgia college student’s family for incorrectly referring to her as “Lincoln Riley.”

Rather than beg for the forgiveness of the people his border crisis has wronged, Biden kowtowed to Democrats and their allies in the corporate media who demonized the use of the word “illegal” to describe foreigners who illicitly cross the U.S.-Mexico border.

“During your response to [Marjorie Taylor Greene’s] heckling of you, you used the word illegal when talking about the man who allegedly killed Laken Riley,” MSNBC’s Jonathan Capehart said.

“Undocumented person,” Biden interrupted. “I shouldn’t have used ‘illegal.’ It’s undocumented.”

Capehart’s question was clearly aimed at eliciting an explanation from Biden that would sate the people running the public backlash campaign against him for using forbidden terminology from the podium during his most important speech of the year. Biden gladly complied.

“When I spoke about the difference between Trump and me, one of the things I talked about on the border was the way he talks about vermin, the way he talks about these people polluting the blood. I talked about what I’m not going to do, what I won’t do. I’m not going to treat any, any, any of these people with disrespect. Look, they built the country. The reason our economy is growing,” Biden said.

Capehart, still unsatisfied with Biden’s groveling, asked point blank whether “you regret using that word.”

“Yes,” Biden enthusiastically replied.

There’s no doubt that Biden is to blame for the increasing number of thwartable crimes by foreigners who crossed the open border with his blessing. It’s under Biden’s rollback of border security, vetting, and punishment that illegal border crossers like Riley’s murderer are entering the U.S. and committing crimes that cost Americans’ time, money, and, in cases like Riley’s, lives.

Biden isn’t sorry for any of it. If that wasn’t abundantly clear when the president apologized for classifying the illegal border crosser as an illegal border crosser, it was certainly clear when he claimed foreigners like alleged murderer Jose Ibarra “built the country” and are “the reason our economy is growing.”

Ibarra was previously arrested for “reckless endangerment of a child and acting in a manner injurious to a child.” Thanks to Democrats’ policies, however, he quickly bonded out and fled to a county that bans law enforcement from asking about immigration status and even offers illegal border crossers legal aid. It was there that he allegedly kidnapped and murdered a promising young woman by bashing her head.

Illegal border crossers with criminal histories or intentions like Ibarra aren’t making our nation better or growing our economy. They are endangering our cities and stealing our livelihoods.

Any effort by Biden and Democrats to suggest Riley’s alleged murderer deserves no “disrespect” is an insulting information operation designed to undermine Americans’ true feelings and frustrations about the ongoing border invasion.

Americans and Riley’s family deserve an apology, but Biden and Democrats will do anything, including apologizing and paying respect to a foreign murderer, to avoid giving it.


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