However, many Twitter users saw the note as insulting and inappropriate, especially on Presidents Day, as it seems to indicate that the president cares more about the concerns of other countries than he does about the American people. Conservative commentator Jenna Ellis wrote in disbelief, “This is what you tweet on Presidents’ Day?!”
Kyiv has captured a part of my heart.I knew I would be back. pic.twitter.com/5HYcoEL47Y — President Biden (@POTUS) February 20, 2023
For others, it was “insulting.”
This is what you tweet on Presidents’ Day?! What about love for AMERICA?— Jenna Ellis 🇺🇸 (@JennaEllisEsq) February 20, 2023
Meanwhile, another said it was emblematic of the Biden administration as a “total failure.”
This is so insulting that there is no way that tweet was not intended to get us angry and provoke us into fighting amongst ourselves. pic.twitter.com/kwxeISpyNo— KernelHappy (@KernelHappy) February 20, 2023
Several other users took the opportunity to blast Biden for showing concern for Ukraine, while at the same time doing next to nothing to help the people of East Palestine, Ohio, who are suffering from the aftermath of a train derailment that’s caused a toxic pollution problem.
History will remember your Presidency as a total failure.— Ashley (@ashleykaycromer) February 20, 2023
AMERICANS FIRST, Joe.You kicked Ohio (your own) to the curb on President’s day, Joe. So as they say, you go where your heart is. SMH. — Jack Lombardi II (@JackLombardi) February 20, 2023
Sorry, Ohio https://t.co/ZdbJzxWaw4— Jack Posobiec 🇺🇸 (@JackPosobiec) February 20, 2023
The thing is, the American president is supposed to represent and address the needs of the American people, not those of foreign countries. [firefly_poll] Of course, the war in Ukraine is serious and tragic, but the war is not our war, it is Ukraine’s war. The explosion in Ohio is our own problem, that we can solve. Of course, it is OK to support the people of Ukraine in the war and support their right to self-determination, but that should not come at the expense of the American people. Biden chose Presidents Day, a day to remember and honor the institution of the president as the representative of the American people, to say that he really does not care for America, but for other countries. It’s no wonder that many have concluded that Biden’s presidency really is a total failure. This article appeared originally on The Western Journal.
You should be standing with East Palestine—an American town in your own country that needs your help. https://t.co/m0fuFhBcXT— Rep Andy Biggs (@RepAndyBiggsAZ) February 20, 2023