As the harsh realities of life under President Joe Biden reveal themselves on a daily basis, a discernible shift in public sentiment seems to be occurring in which Americans are voicing their support for his predecessor in some very enthusiastic ways, while simultaneously blasting the current commander in chief at every turn, as PJ Media notes.
This trend was on particular display over the weekend as the nation paused to remember the events of Sept. 11, 2001 and pay tribute to the lives lost that fateful day, with both Biden and Trump commemorating the anniversary during separate appearances.
As he traveled toward Shanksville, Pennsylvania on Saturday to memorialize those killed when Flight 93 went down those 20 years ago, Biden spotted a sign that read, “F*** Joe Biden,” and in reaction, which was captured on video,” he remained focused on his own damaged pride, wondering, “What would the people who died be thinking? They think it makes sense to be doing this kinda thing where you ride down the street and see a sign that says ‘F so-and-so?”
The admittedly vulgar – yet to many, very apt – turn of phrase was not just a feature of Biden’s visit to Pennsylvania, as the slogan has also gained steam as a chant popular in the stands at college football games at schools including Virginia Tech, Coastal Carolina University, Texas A&M, and Auburn University, as Fox News noted.
Weekend slights such as these were not the only recent instances in which Biden was confronted by Americans dissatisfied with his policies and the direction in which he is taking the country, as just last week, while visiting tropical storm-ravaged New Jersey, the president was openly heckled by a number of individuals who took issue with his handling of the troop withdrawal from Afghanistan.
Meanwhile, it seems that no matter where he goes of late, Trump is treated to the sort of warm, welcoming reception of which Biden could only dream, as was evidenced by his surprise Saturday visit to New York City first responders in which he delivered remarks critical of the current administration, as the New York Post noted.
The outlet added that officers were lined up outside the 17th Precinct station house to greet Trump, shake his hand, and pose for photos, with one attendee even asking the former president whether he would ever run for mayor in the Big Apple.
The outpouring of support for Trump continued Saturday night when he provided commentary for a four-fight card that featured former heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield, and over the course of the evening, chants of “WE LOVE TRUMP” and raucous demands for a “SPEECH” rang throughout the venue.
With Trump continuing to drop hints about a possible 2024 White House run, and Biden’s fortunes among the electorate going into free-fall since the collapse of Afghanistan, the aforementioned displays of public sentiment seen over the past several days may well be a harbinger of things to come.