In his flattest brainwave yet, President Joe Biden hopes to import refugees from the Gaza Strip. This rotten idea should be blasted with a drone.

After reviewing internal federal documents, CBS News’ Camilo Montoya-Galvez reported April 30 that Biden wants “refugee status” for certain Gazans. This designation “offers beneficiaries permanent residency, resettlement benefits like housing assistance, and a path to American citizenship.”

What could go wrong? 


Biden’s proposed immigrants could be Hamas terrorists. Chances are, they at least would be Hamas supporters.

The Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research’s April 15 poll of 750 Gazans found that 59% want a postwar “return of Hamas.” Also, 71% call “correct” Hamas’ “offensive against Israel on 7 October.” Meanwhile, 93% of Gazans “think Hamas did not commit war crimes during the current war.”

America should spurn a population in which seven of every 10 people applaud the unprovoked massacre of 1,200 innocent Israelis, whom Hamas raped, killed, mutilated, and incinerated. Dead babies occupied ovens. Jews in ovens: Sound familiar?

Hamas assassins gunned down motorists who drove through southern Israel. They fatally shot families as they slept. Hamas cutthroats paraglided into the Nova Festival and slaughtered 370 ravers who danced until dawn. For God’s sake, who kills music fans?

As a rescuer who encountered Nova’s dead recalled in a temporary Manhattan-based exhibition about this atrocity: “In some cases, [Hamas] set them on fire and burned them in such a way that when we examined them, we suddenly realized what had appeared to us as one person was actually three.”

Oct. 7 was the worst single-day orgy of Jew killing since Auschwitz. And 71% of Gazans approve. 

Yet, this is Biden’s next reservoir of immigrants? Is there a bottom to this buffoon’s idiocy?

With a real per capita gross domestic product of $5,700 in 2022, per the CIA’s World Fact Book, Gaza is slightly poorer than Nicaragua. On that metric, Gaza ranks 165th among 224 nations. (America is No. 14.) Thanks to Hamas’ monomaniacal focus on butchering Jews, rather than boosting prosperity, few Gazans offer skills that America needs.

Typical Gazans neither understand nor appreciate constitutional republicanism, the rule of law, individual liberty, or any of America’s other founding and guiding principles. Freedom House observes: “No open elections for any office have been held in Gaza since 2006.”

Gaza’s schools teach anti-Jewish hate. Textbooks deny the 3,500-year presence of Jews in Israel and even erase the Hebrew names of its cities, e.g., rechristening Tel Aviv as “Tel al-Rabia.”

“Children are taught that waging jihad is a religious duty,” the Middle East Media Research Institute reports. “The messages imparted to children are replete with [antisemitic] motifs that demonize the Jews, presenting them as the eternal enemies of the Muslims, as subhuman ‘descendants of apes and pigs,’ and as bloodthirsty savages with whom no dialogue or reconciliation is possible.”

As antisemitism explodes from coast to coast, America should reject people who have simmered in anti-Jewish venom since kindergarten.

If Gazans seek safety—perhaps while the Israel Defense Forces get on with it, enter Rafah, and exterminate every last Hamas rat—then why not move to Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, or (what a concept!) the West Bank? Why bypass those Arab destinations and, instead, jet 12 hours to America?

“We give billions of dollars to Egypt,” Sen. John Kennedy, R-La., noted on “Fox & Friends” on Wednesday. “The IMF bails them out every other Thursday, with our permission. President Biden needs to call Egypt and tell them to do their part.”

So far, Biden has let 9.4 million illegal aliens break into America. These invaders are wrecking U.S. cities and states. They are swelling government budgets, exhausting municipal services, clogging public schools, and hiking crime rates. To this, the execrable Biden chants, “More! More! More!”

Even worse, Biden squanders a mind-blowing $320 million to build a temporary Mediterranean pier to speed humanitarian aid to Gaza. That’s right: One-third of a billion dollars to invigorate the same territory that America arms Israel to pacify. How jaw-droppingly incoherent. 

Oddly enough, President Franklin Roosevelt never spent $1 to erect a pier off Bremerhaven to deliver free food and blankets to dem deutschen Volk while Allied forces bombed Adolf Hitler. Why not annihilate Hamas and then consider a mini-Marshall plan to rebuild a friendly Gaza? As usual, Biden has everything ass-backward.

To add near-injury to this insult, on April 24, terrorists fired mortar shells at a coastal “marshaling area” for the pier’s construction. This is the ingratitude that Biden’s extravagance underwrites.

The second that first projectile landed, U.S. GIs should have flipped off Hamas, boarded their boats, and sped the hell away.

Biden does all of this to impress Muslim voters in Dearborn, Michigan, and secure Michigan’s 15 electoral votes. Period. If maintaining power and control requires that Biden wave poor, unskilled, anti-democratic antisemites into America, so be it.

Political calculations get no more mercenary.

If Biden possessed even a drop of shame, he would ditch this rotten idea and dedicate his fading faculties to securing Edan Alexander, Itay Chen, Sagui Dekel-Chen, Hersh Goldberg-Polin, Omer Neutra, and Keith Siegel. These forgotten U.S. hostages—still held by Hamas—are the only people in Gaza whom America should welcome.

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