How to Defend President Biden This Thanksgiving

Dr. Munr Kazmir
4 min readNov 23, 2022

Just in time for the holidays, the White House has released a helpful guide.

“President Biden’s Top Accomplishments for when chatting with your Uncle at Thanksgiving.” Posted by the White House to Twitter on November 23, 2022.

During Thanksgiving, a grateful nation usually pauses to count its blessings.

Rumors of the impending death of democracy seem to have been greatly exaggerated. The American experiment in liberty survived another contentious election relatively intact.

According to President Biden, Chinese Communist Party leader Xi Jinping has no immediate plans to invade Taiwan, which is excellent news for the world and globalized supply lines dependent on peace and petroleum.

The Biden Administration has been engaged in a flurry of diplomacy aimed at improving strained relations with Saudi Arabia, which should help keep Iran’s rogue government in check.

After promising on the campaign trail to make Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman a, “pariah”, President Biden has been furiously back-peddling ever since in an effort to bring down U.S. gas prices.

Between shelving negotiations with Iran to rejoin the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action two weeks ago — which the Saudis always hated — and issuing a pardon for the Crown Prince in the brutal 2017 murder of Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi last week — surely the Saudi Royal Family will begin to thaw soon.

When they do, it is to be hoped that OPEC will finally increase oil output in order to bring down U.S. fuel costs. That is unless French President Emmanuel Macron was correct when he warned Biden in June that OPEC was already at maximum capacity and wouldn’t be able to increase output for at least another year.

While the price consumers are paying at the pump has gone down, diesel fuel — required to ship everything consumers buy from A to Z — remains stubbornly high.

A glut of globalization gave the world a 10,000-mile supply line completely dependent on petroleum. The manufacturers of electric cars are nowhere near close to producing an electric 18-wheeler, even if the majority of electricity running through the U.S. power grid weren’t still produced by burning fossil fuels like coal, natural gas, and petroleum.

Over-globalization has decimated the American manufacturing sector so thoroughly, the…