MURDOCK: From the River to the Sea, Hamas Begs Biden to Broker 3-Day Weekend Retreat


(Deroy Murdock, Headline USA) President Joe Biden seems desperate to stop Israel from hammering Hamas into dust.

The Israel Defense Forces have encircled and penetrated Gaza City and split the Gaza Strip in two—from the razor wire to the sea.

Biden—like every civilized human being—should urge Israel to squeeze Hamas until it twitches, dies and goes stiff.

Instead, Biden recently whispered: “We need a pause.”

And a “pause” for more than just a few hours. This would be bad enough, if solely to furnish humanitarian aid to rank-and-file Gazans.

Far worse, Biden wants a three-day “pause!”

Why should Israel give Hamas 72 hours to catch its breath?

“According to a proposal that is being discussed between the U.S., Israel and Qatar,” Axios reported, “Hamas would release 10-15 hostages and use the three-day pause to verify the identities of all the hostages and deliver a list of names of the people it is holding.”


Hamas kidnapped some 240 people, including at least 10 Americans. These assassins do not need three days to create a hostage roster. Have the hostages write down their names and next of kin. If this takes two hours, Israel should spend the remaining 70 hours obliterating Hamas.

Is Biden dangerously naive, clinically stupid, or both? He truly believes that bromancing dictators will make them love America.

Joe Biden makes Mr. Rogers look like Genghis Khan.

Biden has greenlighted at least $77 billion for Iran. Rather than tame Tehran, it has become more vicious. The ayatollahs fueled Hamas’s Oct. 7 massacre of 1,400 Israelis and 32 Americans.

“Iranian-backed militias have launched a total of at least 40 attacks since Oct. 17,” Voice of America’s Jeff Seldin reported Tuesday. “A total of 46 U.S. troops have been injured in the attacks, including 25 diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries, or TBI, as result of the blasts from exploding rockets or drones.”

Biden has left Iran’s aggression largely unanswered.

Biden performs an awkward tap dance. He claims to reject farther-left calls for “a ceasefire” while promoting a “pause.”

Biden might as well announce: “I hate Scotch, but I love whiskey.”

Biden’s “pause” would be a wee dram tougher to mock if Hamas expressed any desire to halt hostilities. Alas, “Two-state Solution” is not in its repertoire. Hamas prefers a funeral dirge, with Israel in the casket.

“Israel is a country that has no place on our land. We must remove that country, because it constitutes a security, military and political catastrophe to the Arab and Islamic nation, and must be finished,” Hamas Politburo member Ghazi Hamad told Lebanon’s LBC-TV on Oct. 24.

“We must teach Israel a lesson, and we will do this again and again,” Hamad continued. “The [Oct. 7] Al-Aqsa Flood is just the first time, and there will be a second, a third, a fourth, because we have the determination, the resolve, and the capabilities to fight,” Hamad added, per the Middle East Media Research Institute. “We are called a nation of martyrs, and we are proud to sacrifice martyrs.”

Thus, Hamas’s love of human shields.

LBC’s anchor wondered, “Does that mean the annihilation of Israel?”

Hamad replied: “Yes, of course.”

Hamad is proud of Hamas’s butchery a month ago.

“The existence of Israel is illogical,” Hamad said. “The existence of Israel is what causes all that pain, blood, and tears. It is Israel, not us. We are the victims of the occupation. Period. Therefore, nobody should blame us for the things we do. On Oct. 7, Oct. 10, Oct. 1,000,000—everything we do is justified.”

Give Hamas this: It does not just say the quiet part out loud. It screams, We will use a “pause” to keep killing Jews until the Zionist Entity ist Judenfrei. 

Nonetheless, Biden thinks these hissing vipers deserve a three-day vacation.

Softer than an octogenarian before Viagra, Joe Biden begs Israel to “pause,” just before it plunges the final dagger into Hamas’s heart.

Deroy Murdock is a Manhattan-based Fox News contributor.