Week­ly Biden Report Card: Fails in Israel, on bor­der, with vot­ers

This week’s White House Report Card finds Pres­i­dent Joe Biden sput­ter­ing through Decem­ber, his polls stuck in the dan­ger zone, his urg­ings for a longer cease-fire in Israel ignored, more ille­gal migrants cross­ing the bor­der than ever in his­to­ry and his son stuck in a bat­tle with Con­gress.
For some, his sit­u­a­tion was exem­pli­fied by the Nation­al Christ­mas Tree that fell over two days before Biden was to light it.
INSPECTOR GENERAL LAUNCHES INQUIRY INTO FBI HEADQUARTERS CONTROVERSY
There was one pos­i­tive for the pres­i­dent. Cal­i­for­nia Gov. Gavin New­som, in a Fox debate with Flori­da Gov. Ron DeSan­tis, appeared to back Biden up and tamp down wish­es that he would chal­lenge the pres­i­dent in 2024. And with each week comes the grow­ing dif­fi …