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Biden’s TikTok 180 Latest Evidence Biden Underestimates China Threat

Posted on Monday, February 26, 2024
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by Neil Banerji
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AMAC Exclusive – By Neil Banerji

Cellphone with TikTok logo in front of the flag of China. USA president Donald Trump bans apps of China due to the national security threat.

Although it was almost entirely missed by the mainstream media, Joe Biden’s sudden embrace of TikTok – just in time for the 2024 election cycle – has left even some Democrats concerned. But the move is just the latest example of the president failing to adequately respond to the threat from China.

For the second year in a row this year, Biden passed on the traditional Super Bowl interview – typically a golden opportunity for sitting presidents to get in front of millions of Americans, particularly during an election year. Biden’s advisors insisted that they were “being more creative” and “relying less on formulas of the past,” and that the decision had nothing to do with the president’s health or ability to respond coherently to questions.

“Being more creative” apparently referred to Biden’s debut on TikTok, as the president’s 2024 campaign launched its official account on the Chinese social media app during the big game. The first video posted on the account, which has the username “@bidenhq,” was a 45-second clip of Biden talking about “shrinkflation” and was captioned “lol hey guys.”

The Biden campaign’s foray into TikTok is a clear if clumsy attempt to appeal to Millennial and Gen-Z voters, which make up a majority of the app’s user base. Polling shows that Biden is struggling with young voters, a key demographic for any Democrat candidate.

While making more of an effort to appeal to young voters on TikTok might be a smart political strategy (or maybe not, considering how cringe most of Biden’s clips are) it nonetheless sends a concerning message amid continuing concerns about the Chinese government using the app to spy on American citizens and potentially even foment societal unrest.

Back in 2022, Biden signed bipartisan legislation banning TikTok on most federal devices, and Biden’s own FBI and FCC have warned that TikTok parent company ByteDance is likely sharing American user data with the Chinese Communist Party.

Republicans were quick to slam Biden’s decision now to begin posting on the app, with Missouri Senator Josh Hawley writing on X, “Joe Biden is so desperate to do anything to help his sad reelection bid he’s willing to use a Chinese spy app his own government has outlawed.”

“It’s shameful that Biden is embracing TikTok to compensate for bad polls driven by his mental decline,” Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton added. Rep. Mike Gallagher, the Chair of the House Select Committee on the Chinese Communist Party, urged Biden’s “Gen Z TikTok adult campaign staffers to reverse course in the interest of national security.”

Even some Democrats expressed concern about the move, with Virginia Senator Mark Warner, who supports a full ban of the app in the U.S., saying that he’s “a little worried about a mixed message.”

Along with data privacy concerns, analysis of TikTok’s algorithm has also shown that the app pushes harmful content to U.S. users, while Douyin, the Chinese version of TikTok, promotes mostly educational content to Chinese users, along with placing a time limit on daily use for kids. While certain Biden administration officials have emphasized these concerns and warned American users about the potential dangers of the app, the fact that Biden himself is now becoming more active on the platform sends the exact opposite message.

But TikTok is hardly the only Chinese-related threat that Biden has failed to address adequately.

Some of the most advanced Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems in the world are now also being developed in China, while the U.S. is falling behind in some areas. But rather than viewing AI as a critical area of competition with China, Biden has professed interesting in working with Beijing – a prospect which could mean handing over valuable U.S. tech secrets.

AI advancements in China have created more potential for devastating cyberattacks, something which FBI Director Christopher Wray has called “the defining threat of our generation.” In early February, Wray also said that China’s cyberattacks are reaching a “fever pitch,” and may be the precursor to more widespread attacks that could shut down utilities for vast swaths of the country.

Nonetheless, despite Beijing proving over and over that it cannot be trusted, Biden’s Director of Science and Technology Policy said in January that the White House was “trying to work” with Beijing on AI technology.

Chinese President Xi Jinping also expressed his desire to cooperate with the U.S. government on A.I.-related matters during his meeting with Biden last fall. In a similarly deceptive move, China joined the Bletchley Declaration, an international agreement signed by 28 different countries that addresses the collective risk of AI technology last November.

If the United States has learned any lessons from Beijing’s behavior in recent years, it is that Xi and the Chinese Communist Party are attempting to weaken and undermine the United States at every opportunity – whether it be through TikTok, AI, or any other area of strategic competition. Until Biden acknowledges this fact and adjusts his policies accordingly, U.S. national security will continue to be in jeopardy.

Neil Banerji is a proud Las Vegas resident, a research assistant, and a former student at the University of Oxford. In his spare time, he enjoys reading Winston Churchill and Edmund Burke.

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Jim
Jim
1 month ago

What is it going to take to wake up ALL Americans that the Chinese Communists have all the biden’s by the short hair, that the Chicomms are our and the worlds worst enemies. What do you think Hunter, Joe and the rest of the Bidens have been doing for the last 2 decades?
If America had properly functioning FBI, CIA and Department of Justice institutions do you think we would be in the trouble America faces now?
It is American voters failure to do serious research before voting, and also greed, that has put our wonderful country in harms way.
If we lose our Constitutional Republic this world will be a much worse place for all it’s inhabitants.

Kyle Buy you some guns,and learn how to shoot
Kyle Buy you some guns,and learn how to shoot
1 month ago

And you Dems. and Libs., cant unde5stand why the Capitol was attacked. The people of the U S are fed up with this crowd thats in power. Joe Bidfen is a TRAITOR tonthis Country. Several people need to leave him in his chair and roll him on down to The Shady Pines Rest Home for a few months. As i said before, if he cant stand trial ,then he has no busines trying to run our country. Kyle L.

Rick
Rick
1 month ago

He’s past underestimating or overestimating anything- his mind is mush! Plus, he doesn’t care- he’s been paid off by China for years!

LMB
LMB
1 month ago

Biden, I mean Xiden is bought and paid for by the CCP!!! We really don’t know how many countries have him and his Crime Family in their bribery pocket!!! The number of Classified documents that he didn’t have the authorization to have in his possession and the PennState storage of more classified documents with CCP backing to that University!! Then we have the DOJ/FBI acting like he’s too brain-dead to be put on trial for these actions! Makes me think, that the DOJ/FBI is partnered with the CCP!!!???

John Bass
John Bass
1 month ago

Where does AMAC get these journalist? Until Biden acknowledges the Chinese communist are attempting to weaken and undermine the United States at every opportunity. Come on man, Biden takes his marching orders from the Chinese, at the very least from America hating Dem’s like Obama.

Trump 2024

Stephen Russell
Stephen Russell
1 month ago

CCP payoff to Biden for Xi

corbin douthitt
corbin douthitt
1 month ago

? When do we know Biden is speaking HIS words vs when he is speaking what he is told to say by his handlers? When is he pushing HIS policy and when is he pushing 0bama’s or whomever policies? Granted- ALL of them are bad for America-

Patriot Will
Patriot Will
1 month ago

Joe Biden and his family do not care in the slightest if we are compromised by the Chinese. In fact, there is increasing evidence that Biden is purposely selling information and opportunities to the Chinese at the expense of the US. The Bidens are big influence peddlers and have made millions of dollars for their efforts. It’s not that Joe Biden is just mentally compromised and keeps on helping the Chinese more than the Americans by accident. Joe Biden is purposely increasing the influence and power of China, because he and his family are making a lot of money looking out for the interests of China. Whether legal or illegal, the influence peddling of the Bidens is a national disgrace, and Joe Biden’s promise to help keep America safe and secure is a big fat lie.

Jon
Jon
1 month ago

And you know what really scares the ever liven crap out of me …
If Biden is re-elected and his health does get bad … damn we’ve got Harris! …
This fact alone, should be rattling the trees of ever red-blooded American … regardless of whatever political affiliation!
I relinquish the soapbox!

Jack
Jack
1 month ago

That doddering old devil doesn’t care, as long as China keeps the $$$ coming in to the family’s bank accounts

Thinking
Thinking
1 month ago

Ole Joe was a day late and a dollar short with his shrinkflation. That has been going on for years. But like always ole Joe is days weeks months years behind the rest of the country. What else is new. He slow walks everything. The only thing he did at Mach Ii speed was Afghanistan he fled that country like his butt was on fire. Let him use Tick Tock him and Xi are thick as thieves. LOL guys. So presidential don’t you think. A man who lets his dog bite people 24 times is not in control of anything.

Robert Zuccaro
Robert Zuccaro
1 month ago

Wouldn’t surprise me to see some of Biden’s classified materials posted on Tik Tok as well. Or the next strategy to reach youth will be to send Biden out video streaming in urban wear carrying a can of blue spray paint to tag “It’s Working!” and “The Border is Secure!” everywhere.

sdg
sdg
1 month ago

Biden/Obama are Chinese surrogates who do the bidding of Xi.
Soon we will be flying the Chinese flag

Stabe
Stabe
1 month ago

Biden doesn’t underestimate China, he allows it since they’ve paid him off in traitor’s cash.

Joe
Joe
1 month ago

Traitor Joe has a thick ring around his nose after kissing Xi’s butt for so long.

Fred
Fred
1 month ago

Joe’s leaders no longer think he can be trusted speaking into a microphone or even walking to it and they’re right. It’ time to put him back in his basement. Nor does Joe have a clue of the danger Tik Tok imposes on America and especially our children, or Electric Vehicle and their battery manufacture. Bidum is a traitor whose only goal is to enrich himself at the expense of America’s security. But President Trump knows and he will not let America finance China, our largest adversary’s many threats to America, Taiwan and other allies.

Jackie
Jackie
1 month ago

Joe. you ban TikTok from all government computers because of a perceived Chinese threat of data mining but, as the true hypocrite that you are, you use it yourself to produce campaign ads to garner votes from the young people!!! If nothing else, that should prove to all Democrat voters what a hypocrite Joe Biden is and we must include the Democrat Party as well!! Democrat voters need to understand that Joe is a criminal and he is in bed with the CCP!!! We don’t need that in our government anywhere!!!

Nancy
Nancy
1 month ago

The Biden administration is not underestimating China they love & support China !

marty
marty
1 month ago

O’Biden takes orders from the highest bidder, that’s not the USA, we only give him a measly half -Mil $ plus room, board, transportation with lots of vacation time ! The Chi-Coms give him a whole lot more, even though he can’t send drug-addict Hunter. Lately he’s been sending Cackles as bag-person, she couldn’t find the Border, but she found the Chi-Coms OK

David Godby
David Godby
1 month ago

BIDEN is part of the Chinese threat.

DrScottD
DrScottD
1 month ago

Just wanted to remind Y’all that Beavis Biden has a profile for the old man picture of the cartoon character and also confirms the one time philosophical saying, “Stupid is as Stupid does,” Tom Hanks….

Westhus092
Westhus092
1 month ago

Brandon sells us out again? No surprise here. But a curious point in this article is that Sen. Mark Warner is quoted as saying he’s a little concerned. How painfully careful of a statement from a true scumbag of a politician be crafted? If it were DJT or any Republican, Marky-mark would have already initiated an investigation and taken to social media with outrageous claims and a Communist-inspired hashtag like ‘#Resist’, then immediately followed up with support of a poor policy like conceding US initiatives like missile defense in order to have the Russians (or another hostile nuclear power) sign on to NNP treaties that our opponents won’t follow, Obummercare and his tax hikes in the Commonwealth of VA as Gubnah (official Democrat title) that facilitated the explosion of higher ed tuition rates. But for Brandon, Marky-mark gives a half-hearted whimper and ensures he doesn’t draw the ire of the Communist overlords that command the Democrat party these days.

Let's Go Brandon
Let's Go Brandon
1 month ago

Beijing Biden…..nuff said

David Millikan
David Millikan
1 month ago

No surprise that Dictator Beijing biden joined Communist China TikTok since he is a Communist. Once again violating his own Federal Ban by joining TikTok.
Dictator Beijing biden must be charged with violating Federal Ban.

Emily
Emily
1 month ago

Biden is beholden to the Chinese and believes he and his, will be spared when the shyte hits the fan!

gus
gus
1 month ago

I wish some lawyer would charge him with accessory to murder, The Georgia student and so many others that have been murdered are because of his open border policy.

Barrett T Smith
Barrett T Smith
1 month ago

biden dances to a Chinese tune.

Gloria
Gloria
1 month ago

Biden doesn’t underestimate China – he’s part of it.

John Shipway
John Shipway
1 month ago

Oh boy, another clueless moron prattling on about the “Chinese threat”. Ok, lets assume there were some cyber attacks and then lets assume that at least some of the sources of these attacks were in China. Lets give this idiot author that.
Ok, the US is actively provoking China over the Taiwan issue regardless of the fact that both US and international law recognizes ONE China with Beijing as its capital. For the author, that is why there is no Taiwan embassy in America,.its NOT a country you see.
Now there are a LOT of people in China and so if even a very tiny fraction takes it upon themselves to hack or otherwise interfere with the tech of a country that has been actively working against their homeland……is that the government of Chinas fault? Is every rape in the US the fault of the government?
Lunacy…….but we must have constant war as that is the sole item America produces now,

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