President Joe Biden continues to hire only the best and brightest to outfit his administration. The latest winner is Jalina Porter, who will be the State Department’s new deputy spokesperson. It should be interesting to listen to Porter talk about the intricacies of U.S. diplomacy, seeing as how she has some rather bizarre views of the threats we face as a nation. To wit, this mental giant once said that nothing poses a greater threat to our national security than…our own boys in blue.
In a 2016 post, referencing a then-new video of a black man being shot by cops in Tulsa, Porter wrote:
“An unarmed black man takes a knee for justice, bigots riot. An unarmed black man (with his hands raised) takes a bullet and dies, those same bigots are silent. Explain this to me, please.
“The largest threat to U.S. national security are U.S. cops,” she continued. “Not ISIS, not Russian hackers, not any one or anything else. If y’all don’t wake up and rise up to this truth, the genocide against blacks in America will continue until we are near extinct. That’s not the world I seek to live in or create for myself and those around me.”
This nonsense could be ignored if we were just talking about any random BLM-obsessed Twitter loon, but it’s pretty disturbing that this person is working for the State Department. The Biden administration has no shortage of national security threats to worry about: From China to North Korea, from Iran to Russia, they’ll have their hands plenty full over the next four years. If you have someone like Porter around, who is so blinded by sensationalistic activism that she can’t see the truth, you have to wonder if they are going to have their priorities straight.
Unfortunately, Porter is hardly the greatest source of concern when we’re talking about Biden’s foreign policy agenda. Jake Sullivan, the president’s national security advisor, is a one-stop shop when it comes to terrible ideas. Sullivan was a big fan of Hillary Clinton’s Libya strategy, he’s a big proponent for rejoining the Iran nuclear deal as quickly as possible, and he said in 2017 that good foreign policy would “encourage China’s rise” in the global economy.
With all of these flavors of crazy embedding themselves in the Biden administration, it will be a wonder if we get out of the next four years without irreversible catastrophe.