Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden destroyed President Donald Trump as a “climate arsonist” while wildfires rage across the West Coast, faulting him for failing to take responsibility while blaming him for ignoring disasters in blue states.
“Too often, the brunt falls disproportionately on communities of color, exacerbating the need for environmental justice,” Biden said. “These interlocking crises of our time require action, not denial. It requires leadership, not scapegoating. It requires the president to meet the threshold duty of the office. To care, to care for everyone. To defend us from every attack, seen and unseen. Always and without exception, because here’s the deal, Hurricanes don’t swerve to avoid red states or blue states. Wildfires don’t skip towns that voted a certain way.”