Biden: ‘MAGA crowd’ is ‘most extreme political organization’ in ‘recent American history’

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This is baseless fearmongering intended to rile his far-Left base, but in the age of the Disinformation Governance Board, it’s also ominous.

And does Biden really think Trump supporters are more “extreme” than Antifa? Than neo-Nazis? Probably not, but he wants you to be frightened, and to act to save his extreme socialist agenda

 

“Biden says MAGA ‘most extreme’ group in recent US history, warns gays may face segregation,” by Steven Nelson, New York Post, May 4, 2022 12:20pm 

President Biden on Wednesday called former President Donald Trump’s Make America Great Again movement the “most extreme” group in recent US history and claimed gay kids could face school segregation if Roe v. Wade is overturned.

Biden, speaking about the leaked Supreme Court decision that could overturn the landmark abortion rights case, argued the implications are vast.

“What happens if you have a state change the law saying that children who are LGBTQ can’t be in classrooms with other children?” Biden said at the White House.

“Is that legit under the way that the decision is written? What are the next things that are going to be attacked? Because this MAGA crowd is really the most extreme political organization that’s existed in American history — in recent American history.”

Biden said the decision could have far-reaching effects by eliminating privacy rights linked to the 1965 case Griswold v. Connecticut, which struck down state restrictions on contraceptives.

“Outrageous! This is from a man who repeatedly praised segregationists,” tweeted RNC chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel. “Biden promised to unite the country, but it’s been smears and lies instead.”

Trump’s former acting attorney general Matt Whitaker wrote, “Some might say…deplorable?” — linking Biden’s barb to Hillary Clinton’s 2016 claim that Trump’s base included a “basket of deplorables,” which Trump in turn used to rally his supporters.

White House press secretary Jen Psaki echoed Biden at a briefing on Wednesday afternoon, saying, “You will see him call out more places where he feels there are extreme policies and extreme comments and extreme positions that are unfortunately overtaking far too much of the [Republican] Party.”…

This article by Robert Spencer originally appeared on JihadWatch.org and is republished with permission. ©All rights reserved.

Robert Spencer

Robert Spencer

Robert Spencer is a guest author for NRN, the director of Jihad Watch, and a Shillman Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center. He is author of 23 books including many bestsellers, such as The Politically Incorrect Guide to Islam (and the Crusades)The Truth About Muhammad and The History of Jihad. His latest book is The Critical Qur’an.

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