Vice President Kamala Harris brought the Biden administration road show to Selma for the 59th anniversary of the "Bloody Sunday" march on the Edmund Pettus Bridge.

While there was no mention of chaos at the southern border, inflation or crime in U.S. cities, Harris did make time to mention LGBTQ issues, gun control, alleged book bans, voter ID and a dig at Alabama for its IVF ruling.

However, the bulk of Harris' presentation dealt with the conflict between Israel and Hamas that is underway in the Gaza Strip following the October 7 terrorist attack on southern Israel.

Harris called for a six-week cease-fire and insisted the Israelis increase the amount of aid allowed into Gaza.

Partial remarks as follows:

So, before I begin today, I must address the humanitarian crisis in Gaza. What we are seeing every day in Gaza is devastating.  We have seen reports of families eating leaves or animal feed, women giving birth to malnourished babies with little or no medical care, and children dying from malnutrition and dehydration. As I have said many times, too many innocent Palestinians have been killed.  And just a few days ago, we saw hungry, desperate people approach aid trucks, simply trying to secure food for their families after weeks of nearly no aid reaching Northern Gaza.  And they were met with gunfire and chaos. Our hearts break for the victims of that horrific tragedy and for all the innocent people in Gaza who are suffering from what is clearly a humanitarian catastrophe.

People in Gaza are starving.  The conditions are inhumane.  And our common humanity compels us to act. As President Joe Biden said on Friday, the United States is committed to urgently get more lifesaving assistance to innocent Palestinians in need. Yesterday, the Department of Defense carried out its first airdrop of humanitarian assistance, and the United States will continue these airdrops.  And we will work on a new route by sea to deliver aid. And the Israeli government must do more to significantly increase the flow of aid. No excuses.  They must open new border crossings.  They must not impose any unnecessary restrictions on the delivery of aid.  They must ensure humanitarian personnel, sites, and convoys are not targeted.  And they must work to restore basic services and promote order in Gaza so more food, water, and fuel can reach those in need.

As I have said repeatedly since October 7, Israel has a right to defend itself.  And President Joe Biden and I are unwavering in our commitment to Israel’s security.  Hamas cannot control Gaza, and the threat Hamas poses to the people of Israel must be eliminated.  Hamas is a brutal terrorist organization that has vowed to repeat October 7 again and again until Israel is annihilated. Hamas has shown no regard for innocent life, including for the people of Gaza, who have suffered under its rule for almost two decades.  And Hamas still holds dozens of hostages, for nearly 150 days now — innocent men and women, including American citizens, who were brutally taken from their homes and from a concert. I will repeat: The threat of — Hamas poses to the people of Israel must be eliminated.  And given the immense scale of suffering in Gaza, there must be an immediate ceasefire — for at least the next six weeks, which is what is currently on the table.

This will get the hostages out and get a significant amount of aid in.  This would allow us to build something more enduring to ensure Israel is more secure and to respect the right of the Palestinian people to dignity, freedom, and self-determination. Hamas claims it wants a ceasefire.  Well, there is a deal on the table.  And as we have said, Hamas needs to agree to that deal. Let’s get a ceasefire.  Let’s reunite the hostages with their families.  And let’s provide immediate relief to the people of Gaza.

Harris' comments come as polling shows President Joe Biden's reelection efforts are being threatened by his left flank's disapproval of his administration's support of Israel in the conflict.

Jeff Poor is the editor in chief of 1819 News and host of "The Jeff Poor Show," heard Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-noon on Mobile's FM Talk 106.5. To connect or comment, email or follow him on Twitter @jeff_poor.

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