Ukrainian President Calls Out Biden's 'Minor Incursion' Remark: 'There are No Minor Incursions'

Nick Kangadis | January 21, 2022
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This is how you make enemies. This is what you get when you’re so completely incompetent that your foreign policy is to downplay threats — when it’s applicable — that other countries might be facing. 

During his rumblin', bumblin', stumblin' press conference on Wednesday, President Joe Biden referred to Russia’s possible invasion of Ukraine as a “minor incursion.”

“I think what you’re going to see is that Russia will be held accountable if it invades,” Biden said. “I think it depends on what it does. It’s one thing if it’s a minor incursion and we end having to fight about what to do and not do, et cetera.”

Well, some people definitely had a problem with Biden’s phrasing, specifically the “minor incursion” comment.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy sent out a tweet on Thursday, in English, that made reference to Biden’s downplaying of a possible Russian invasion.

That’s how you respond to the ignorance of others with strength and class, not calling out the "offending" foreign leader by name, while also praising your own country.

Predictably, because power-hungry politicians always reveal their weaknesses, Biden walked back his “minor incursion” comment.

Here’s what Biden said on Thursday, according to White House official transcipts:

I’ve been absolutely clear with President Putin.  He has no misunderstanding.  If any — any — assembled Russian units move across the Ukrainian border, that is an invasion.  But — and it would be met with severe and coordinated economic response that I’ve discussed in detail with our allies, as well as laid out very clearly for President Putin. 

But there is no doubt — let there be no doubt at all that if Putin makes this choice, Russia will pay a heavy price.

Look who’s playing the “tough guy” all of a sudden. It’s laughable. All we can do, at this point, is to hope the Biden regime doesn’t bungle this situation like they did in their “withdrawal” from Afghanistan.

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