Just days after a dramatic incursion of American airspace led to harsh criticisms of President Joe Biden, it seems that another strange, aerial incident has occurred.
Biden’s reluctance to shoot down a Chinese spy balloon until it had traversed nearly the entirely country had led many Americans to question his leadership.
Now, just on the heels of that incident, President Biden has taken much swifter action on a second high altitude “object”.
The U.S. military shot down a “high altitude object” in American airspace off the coast of Alaska on Friday, the White House announced, less than a week after a similar object was shot down off the coast of Carolina.
“We’re calling this an object because that’s the best description we have right now,” said White House spokesman John Kirby, calling the object “the size of a small car.”
This was very different from the previous balloon.
“It was much much smaller than the spy balloon we took down last Saturday,” he added.
The latest incident differed significantly from the previous high-altitude balloon, which was permitted to float across the United States for a week.
Details are still scarce at this time, but the Pentagon and the President appear to be far more motivated in this instance than during last week’s fiasco.
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