'We must...condemn hate in all forms': Biden says of Wall Street Journal's Dearborn piece

February 05, 2024

President Joe Biden and other political leaders came to the defense of Dearborn on Sunday, two days after the Wall Street Journal published an opinion piece labeling Dearborn as the "America's Jihad Capital." That’s exactly what can lead to Islamophobia and anti-Arab hate, and it shouldn’t happen to the residents of Dearborn – or any American town. — President Biden (@POTUS) February 4, 2024The Wall Street Journal's piece, with the headline "Welcome to Dearborn, America’s Jihad Capital," triggered an online outpouring of hate toward the city. The @WSJ column that calls this incredible Michigan city a national security threat is not only anti-Arab, anti-Muslim & wrong — it endangers the entire Dearborn community. This article originally appeared on Detroit Free Press: Biden, politicians show support for Dearborn after opinion piece stirs hate