Dean Phillips

Rank 4 of 47
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Score 341

The statement by President Biden is a clear expression of the United States' foreign policy stance regarding its support for Israel's security, particularly in the context of threats from Iran. It is a substantive engagement with public issues, specifically international relations and national security, which makes it a part of public discourse.

  1. Principle 1:
    I will strive to do no harm with my words and actions.
    The statement does not intend to do harm with words and actions but rather to affirm support for an ally's defense, which is neutral in the context of this principle.
  2. Principle 2:
    I will respect the privacy and dignity of others and will not engage in cyberbullying, harassment, or hate speech.
    The statement respects the dignity of Israel as a nation and does not engage in cyberbullying, harassment, or hate speech against any other entity. [+1]
  3. Principle 3:
    I will use my words and actions to promote understanding, empathy, and compassion.
    While the statement does not explicitly promote understanding, empathy, or compassion, it implies a commitment to international cooperation and security, which can be seen as indirectly supportive of these values.
  4. Principle 4:
    I will engage in constructive criticism and dialogue with those in disagreement and will not engage in personal attacks or ad hominem arguments.
    The statement does not engage in personal attacks or ad hominem arguments; it is a straightforward declaration of policy. [+1]
  5. Principle 6:
    I will use my influence for the betterment of society.
    The statement uses influence to affirm a commitment to an ally, which can be seen as an attempt to better international relations and maintain stability. [+1]
  6. Principle 7:
    I will uphold the principles of free speech and use my platform responsibly and with integrity.
    The statement upholds the principles of free speech by responsibly using the platform of the presidency to communicate foreign policy positions. [+1]