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Who would know better than this guy, besides whichever physician SJF is seeing right now?

https://justthenews.com/politics-po...bamas-white-house-doctor-about-biden-hes-just

'Something is not right' says Obama's White House doctor about Biden, 'He's just lost'

Dr. Ronny Jackson, the former White House physician to Presidents Obama and Trump is speaking out about his impression of Joe Biden's physical and mental fitness for office.

"The best way I can describe every time I see him is that he's just lost," Jackson said.

"I won't make any particular diagnosis about dementia ... but what I will say is that something is not right," continued the doctor, who just won a GOP congressional primary in Texas.

Asked whether he's comfortable with the idea of Biden assuming the top executive position in the country, Jackson said, "I'm not."

Jackson stresses that he hasn't personally reviewed Biden's medical records, but has witnessed the changes to the former vice president up-close, over time.

"I saw him frequently around the West Wing and other places like that. I know he's always been prone to gaffes, but these aren't gaffes anymore. He can't form sentences. Sometimes, he can't complete a thought," said Jackson, whose full comments are available in Donald Trump Jr.'s upcoming book, "Liberal Privilege: Joe Biden and the Democrats' Defense of the Indefensible."

In December, Biden's doctors released a statement saying the 77 year old is in good health. However, the subject of the former vice president's mental fitness was a topic of discussion throughout the primary campaign and during the past few months, which Biden has largely spent at his home in Delaware, away from the grueling campaign schedule that a pre-pandemic election would have demanded of him.

Constant verbal missteps and slurred speech have left spectators wondering if the former vice president is in decline. "His cognitive decline has got to a point where 'm not comfortable as a citizen of this country having him as my commander-in-chief," said Jackson.
 

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Seriously, wtf is this?!?

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/...ady-joe-biden-crashes-jill-bidens-dnc-speech/

Lady Lady Lady Lady’ — Joe Biden Crashes Jill Biden’s DNC Speech

Charlie Spiering18 Aug 2020
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Former Vice President Joe Biden stepped in at the conclusion of his wife’s, former Second Lady Jill Biden, convention speech on Tuesday night.

“I’m Jill Biden’s husband,” Biden said after embracing his wife and saying, “God love ya, how are you?”

Biden’s appearance after his wife’s convention speech was not unexpected, as typically the presidential nominee takes the stage to embrace their spouse. But Joe Biden took a few minutes to share his own thoughts.

Biden said that Jill Biden was the “love of his life” and the “strongest person I know.”

“She’s a backbone like a ramrod. She loves fiercely, cares deeply. Nothing stops her when she sets her mind at getting something right,” Biden said, speaking as he dangled a mask between his fingers.

Joe Biden urged everyone to think about their favorite teacher who gave them confidence.

“That’s the kind of first lady, lady, lady, lady this Jill Biden will be,” he said.

Jill Biden delivered her convention speech in an empty school classroom and talked about how she understood the pain and frustration of families during the coronavirus pandemic.

“With Joe as president, these classrooms will ring out with laughter and possibility once again,” she said, referring to the future end of the pandemic if her husband was elected president.

She spoke about how she joined the Biden family after they lost their mother and their sister in a car accident and praised her husband’s character and decency as they became a family together.

“I know that if we entrust this nation to Joe, he will do for your family what he did for ours: bring us together, and make us whole, carry us forward in our time of need, keep the promise of America for all of us,” she said.
 

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https://www.google.com/amp/s/nypost...-family-got-rich-through-his-connections/amp/


How five members of Joe Biden’s family got rich through his connections

By Peter Schweizer
January 18, 2020 | 3:02pm
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Political figures have long used their families to route power and benefits for their own self-enrichment. In my new book, “Profiles in Corruption: Abuse of Power by America’s Progressive Elite,” one particular politician — Joe Biden — emerges as the king of the sweetheart deal, with no less than five family members benefiting from his largesse, favorable access and powerful position for commercial gain. In Biden’s case, these deals include foreign partners and, in some cases, even US taxpayer dollars.

The Biden family’s apparent self-enrichment involves five family members: Joe’s son Hunter, son-in-law Howard, brothers James and Frank, and sister Valerie.

When this subject came up in 2019, Biden declared, “I never talked with my son or my brother or anyone else — even distant family — about their business interests. Period.”

As we will see, this is far from the case …

James Biden


James (right) and Sara BidenAP
Joe Biden’s younger brother, James, has been an integral part of the family political machine from the earliest days when he served as finance chair of Joe’s 1972 Senate campaign, and the two have remained quite close. After Joe joined the US Senate, he would bring his brother James along on congressional delegation trips to places like Ireland, Rome and Africa.

When Joe became vice president, James was a welcomed guest at the White House, securing invitations to such important functions as a state dinner in 2011 and the visit of Pope Francis in 2015. Sometimes, James’ White House visits dovetailed with his overseas business dealings, and his commercial opportunities flourished during his brother’s tenure as vice president.

Consider the case of HillStone International, a subsidiary of the huge construction management firm Hill International. The president of HillStone International was Kevin Justice, who grew up in Delaware and was a longtime Biden family friend. On Nov. 4, 2010, according to White House visitors’ logs, Justice visited the White House and met with Biden adviser Michele Smith in the Office of the Vice President.

Less than three weeks later, HillStone announced that James Biden would be joining the firm as an executive vice president. James appeared to have little or no background in housing construction, but that did not seem to matter to HillStone. His bio on the company’s website noted his “40 years of experience dealing with principals in business, political, legal and financial circles across the nation and internationally…”

James Biden was joining HillStone just as the firm was starting negotiations to win a massive contract in war-torn Iraq. Six months later, the firm announced a contract to build 100,000 homes. It was part of a $35 billion, 500,000-unit project deal won by TRAC Development, a South Korean company. HillStone also received a $22 million US federal government contract to manage a construction project for the State Department.

David Richter, son of the parent company’s founder, was not shy in explaining HillStone’s success in securing government contracts. It really helps, he told investors at a private meeting, to have “the brother of the vice president as a partner,” according to someone who was there.

The Iraq project was massive, perhaps the single most lucrative project for the firm ever. In 2012, Charlie Gasparino of Fox Business reported that HillStone officials expected the project to “generate $1.5 billion in revenues over the next three years.” That amounted to more than three times the revenue the company produced in 2011.

A group of minority partners, including James Biden, stood to split about $735 million. “There’s plenty of money for everyone if this project goes through,” said one company official.

The deal was all set, but HillStone made a crucial error. In 2013, the firm was forced to back out of the contract because of a series of problems, including a lack of experience by Hill and TRAC Development, its South Korean associate firm. But HillStone continued doing significant contract work in the embattled country, including a six-year contract with the US Army Corps of Engineers.

James Biden remained with Hill International, which accumulated contracts from the federal government for dozens of projects, including projects in the United States, Puerto Rico, Mozambique and elsewhere.

Hunter Biden


Hunter (left) and Joe BidenAP
With the election of his father as vice president, Hunter Biden launched businesses fused to his father’s power that led him to lucrative deals with a rogue’s gallery of governments and oligarchs around the world. Sometimes he would hitch a prominent ride with his father aboard Air Force Two to visit a country where he was courting business. Other times, the deals would be done more discreetly. Always they involved foreign entities that appeared to be seeking something from his father.

There was, for example, Hunter’s involvement with an entity called Burnham Financial Group, where his business partner Devon Archer — who’d been at Yale with Hunter — sat on the board of directors. Burnham became the vehicle for a number of murky deals abroad, involving connected oligarchs in Kazakhstan and state-owned businesses in China.

But one of the most troubling Burnham ventures was here in the United States, in which Burnham became the center of a federal investigation involving a $60 million fraud scheme against one of the poorest Indian tribes in America, the Oglala Sioux.

Devon Archer was arrested in New York in May 2016 and charged with “orchestrating a scheme to defraud investors and a Native American tribal entity of tens of millions of dollars.” Other victims of the fraud included several public and union pension plans. Although Hunter Biden was not charged in the case, his fingerprints were all over Burnham. The “legitimacy” that his name and political status as the vice president’s son lent to the plan was brought up repeatedly in the trial.

The scheme was explicitly designed to target pension funds that had “socially responsible investing” clauses, including pension funds of labor union organizations that had publicly supported Joe Biden’s political campaigns in the past. Indeed, eight of the 11 pension funds that lost their money were either government employee or labor union pension funds. Joe Biden has “a long-standing alliance with labor.” He closely identifies with organized labor. “I make no apologies,” he has said. “I am a union man, period.” And many public unions have endorsed him over the years.

Transcripts from Archer’s trial offer a clearer picture of Hunter Biden’s role at Burnham Asset Management, in particular, the fact that the firm relied on his father’s name and political status as a means of both recruiting pension money into the scheme and alleviating investors’ concerns.

Tim Anderson, a lawyer who did legal work on the issuance of the tribal bonds, recounts seeing Hunter while visiting the Burnham office in New York City to meet with Bevan Cooney, who was later convicted in the case.

The political ties that Biden and Archer had were considered key to the Burnham brand. As stated in an August 2014 email, Jason Galanis, who was convicted in the bond scheme, agreed with an unidentified associate who also thought the company had “value beyond capital” because of their political connections.

In the closing arguments at the trial, one of Archer’s defense attorneys, Matthew Schwartz, explained to the jury that it was impossible to talk about the bond scheme without mentioning Hunter Biden’s name. This “was perfectly sensible,” according to Schwartz, “because Hunter Biden was part of the Burnham team.”

Howard Krein


Biden’s daughter, Ashley, and her husband, Dr. Howard Krein (right)AP
It would be a dream for any new company to announce their launch in the Oval Office at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

StartUp Health is an investment consultancy based out of New York City, and in June 2011, the company barely had a website. The firm was the brainchild of three siblings from Philadelphia. Steven Krein is CEO and co-founder, while his brother, Dr. Howard Krein, serves as chief medical officer. Sister Bari serves as the firm’s chief strategy officer. A friend named Unity Stoakes is a co-founder and serves as president.

StartUp Health was barely up and running when, in June 2011, two of the company’s executives were ushered into the Oval Office of the White House. They met with President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden.

The following day, the new company would be featured at a large health care tech conference being run by the US Department of Health and Human Services, and StartUp Health executives became regular visitors to the White House, attending events in 2011, 2014 and 2015.

How did StartUp Health gain access to the highest levels of power in Washington? There was nothing particularly unique about the company, but for this:

The chief medical officer of StartUp Health, Howard Krein, is married to Joe Biden’s youngest daughter, Ashley.

“I happened to be talking to my father-in-law that day and I mentioned Steve and Unity were down there [in Washington, DC],” recalled Howard Krein. “He knew about StartUp Health and was a big fan of it. He asked for Steve’s number and said, ‘I have to get them up here to talk with Barack.’ The Secret Service came and got Steve and Unity and brought them to the Oval Office.”

StartUp Health offers to provide new companies technical and relationship advice in exchange for a stake in the business. Demonstrating and highlighting the fact that you can score a meeting with the president of the United States certainly helps prove a strategic company asset: high-level contacts.

Vice President Joe Biden continued to help Krein promote his company at several appearances through his last months in the White House, including one in January 2017, where he made a surprise showing at the StartUp Health Festival in San Francisco. The corporate event, open only to StartUp Health members, enabled the 250 people in attendance to chat in a closed session with the vice president.

Frank Biden


Biden’s brother Frank BidenAlamy Stock Photo
In late March 2009, Vice President Joe Biden landed in Costa Rica aboard Air Force Two, and went to the Costa Rican presidential palace for a one-on-one with President Oscar Arias. The Biden visit had symbolic significance. The last time a high-ranking American official had visited the country was back in 1997, when Bill Clinton had come.

Joe Biden’s trip to Costa Rica came at a fortuitous time for his brother Frank, who was busy working deals in the country. Just months after Vice President Biden’s visit, in August, Costa Rica News announced a new multilateral partnership “to reform Real Estate in Latin America” among Frank Biden, a developer named Craig Williamson, and the Guanacaste Country Club, a newly planned resort. The partnership, which appears to be ongoing, was wrapped in a beautiful package as a “call on resources available to the companies and individuals to reform the social, economic and environmental practices of real estate developers across the world by example.”

In real terms, Frank’s dream was to build in the jungles of Costa Rica thousands of homes, a world-class golf course, casinos, and an anti-aging center. The Costa Rican government was eager to cooperate with the vice president’s brother.

As it happened, Joe Biden had been asked by President Obama to act as the administration’s point man in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Frank’s vision for a country club in Costa Rica received support from the highest levels of the Costa Rican government — despite his lack of experience in building such developments. He met with the Costa Rican ministers of education and energy and environment, as well as the president of the country.

On Oct. 4, 2016, the Costa Rican Ministry of Public Education signed a letter of intent with Frank’s company, Sun Fund Americas. The project involved allowing a company called GoSolar to operate solar power facilities in Costa Rica. The previous year, the Obama-Biden administration’s OPIC had authorized a $6.5 million taxpayer-backed loan for the project.

In June 2014, Vice President Biden announced the launch of the Caribbean Energy Security Initiative (CESI). The program called for increasing access to financing for Caribbean energy projects that he strongly supported. American taxpayer dollars were dedicated to facilitating deals that matched US government financing with local energy projects in Caribbean countries, including Jamaica. In January 2015, USAID announced that it would be spending $10 million to boost renewable energy projects in Jamaica over the next five years.

After Joe Biden brought together leaders for CESI, brother Frank’s firm Sun Fund Americas announced that it was “engaged in projects and is in negotiations with governments of other countries in the [Caribbean] region for both its Solar and Waste to Energy development services.” As if to push the idea along, the Obama administration’s OPIC provided a $47.5 million loan to support the construction of a 20-megawatt solar facility in Clarendon, Jamaica.

Frank Biden’s Sun Fund Americas later announced that it had signed a power purchase agreement to build a 20-megawatt solar facility in Jamaica.

Valerie Biden Owens


(From left) Marc Lasry, Susan Harrison, Edward Harrison and Valerie Biden
During his years in the Senate, Biden’s family benefited financially in other ways as he leveraged political power. Joe’s sister Valerie ran all of his Senate campaigns, as well as his presidential runs in 1988 and 2008.

But she was also a senior partner in a political messaging firm named Joe Slade White & Company; the only two executives listed at the firm were Joe Slade White and Valerie.

The firm received large fees from the Biden campaigns that Valerie was running. Two and a half million dollars in consulting fees flowed to her firm from Citizens for Biden and Biden For President Inc. during the 2008 presidential bid alone.

Joe Slade White & Company worked for Biden campaigns over 18 years.

From the book “Profiles in Corruption: Abuse of Power by America’s Progressive Elite” by Peter Schweizer. Copyright C 2020 by Peter Schweizer. Reprinted by permission of Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.
 

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"COVID has taken this year, just since the outbreak. Has taken more than 100 years look here's the lives. It's just I mean you think about it." - Joe Biden

Overheard backstage:

“Who THE FVCK brought Joe outta the basement this time!”
 

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Wow. What a tough read.

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/...g-to-do-away-with-all-health-care-in-america/

Joe Biden: Trump ‘Trying to Do Away with All Health Care in America’

Kyle Olson9 Sep 2020
1:35

Joe Biden claimed President Donald Trump is “trying to do away with all health care in America” during a speech in Michigan Wednesday.

Biden regularly garbled words as he read them from a teleprompter at a General Motors plant in Warren.

He claimed the trade “diffi-deficit” is at an all-time high. Moments later, Biden trailed off while trying to say the phrase “pharmaceutical industry.” He attacked Big Pharma for raising prices on “prescription jugs.”

Then Biden claimed, without evidence, that the incumbent president is “trying to do away with all health care in America.”

During another part of the speech, Biden seemed to have trouble reading his prepared remarks:

He said Trump “makes his wild claims and hopes—he now hopes we don’t notice what he said, or won’t remember. And when he does follow through, or doesn’t do—when follow through, the exact opposite.”

Later in the speech, Biden needed three attempts to successfully pronounce the word “previously.”

Near the end of his address, he expressed his excitement to drive a non-gas-powered Corvette, but his wording was indecipherable, sounding like: “I can’t wait to get a zed behind that all-electric Corvette.”

Kyle Olson is a reporter for Breitbart News. He is also host of “The Kyle Olson Show,” syndicated on Michigan radio stations on Saturdays. Listen to segments on YouTube or download full podcast episodes. Follow him on Twitter, like him on Facebook, and follow him on Parler.
 

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Wow. What a tough read.

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/...g-to-do-away-with-all-health-care-in-america/

Joe Biden: Trump ‘Trying to Do Away with All Health Care in America’

Kyle Olson9 Sep 2020
1:35

Joe Biden claimed President Donald Trump is “trying to do away with all health care in America” during a speech in Michigan Wednesday.

Biden regularly garbled words as he read them from a teleprompter at a General Motors plant in Warren.

He claimed the trade “diffi-deficit” is at an all-time high. Moments later, Biden trailed off while trying to say the phrase “pharmaceutical industry.” He attacked Big Pharma for raising prices on “prescription jugs.”

Then Biden claimed, without evidence, that the incumbent president is “trying to do away with all health care in America.”

During another part of the speech, Biden seemed to have trouble reading his prepared remarks:

He said Trump “makes his wild claims and hopes—he now hopes we don’t notice what he said, or won’t remember. And when he does follow through, or doesn’t do—when follow through, the exact opposite.”

Later in the speech, Biden needed three attempts to successfully pronounce the word “previously.”

Near the end of his address, he expressed his excitement to drive a non-gas-powered Corvette, but his wording was indecipherable, sounding like: “I can’t wait to get a zed behind that all-electric Corvette.”

Kyle Olson is a reporter for Breitbart News. He is also host of “The Kyle Olson Show,” syndicated on Michigan radio stations on Saturdays. Listen to segments on YouTube or download full podcast episodes. Follow him on Twitter, like him on Facebook, and follow him on Parler.

Yeah watching those clips and hearing his slurred speech (not his stutter, which I admire anyone for dealing with and overcoming) was difficult. His decline in the few years since leaving office is apparent to anyone paying attention, and it's downright scary how fast it could be with the rigors and pressures of being POTUS. The POTUS job will both mentally and physically break this man, if the campaign doesn't do it first. While I don't like Joe Biden's politics, I have no ill will towards him, I actually feel sorry for him as he is now nothing more than a useful tool of this far left shift by the Democrat Party.
 

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Yeah watching those clips and hearing his slurred speech (not his stutter, which I admire anyone for dealing with and overcoming) was difficult. His decline in the few years since leaving office is apparent to anyone paying attention, and it's downright scary how fast it could be with the rigors and pressures of being POTUS. The POTUS job will both mentally and physically break this man, if the campaign doesn't do it first. While I don't like Joe Biden's politics, I have no ill will towards him, I actually feel sorry for him as he is now nothing more than a useful tool of this far left shift by the Democrat Party.

He’s served 47 years of hipocracy. Nothing more than a pretender to the black community. Pandering for their allegiance and expecting their vote but delivering NOTHING, and in fact instituting policy that incarcerated and kept them down. Fvck him. He’s at the core of the present race relations problem.
 

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I'd like to feel sorry for ole Joe but I simply cannot, what he's doing is trying to bring this country to it's knee's with the help of his party. He's a do nothing politician that got rich on promises he made but never kept. The Democrat party is just using him and he's going right along with it so their is some cognitive ability there.
 

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I'd like to feel sorry for ole Joe but I simply cannot, what he's doing is trying to bring this country to it's knee's with the help of his party. He's a do nothing politician that got rich on promises he made but never kept. The Democrat party is just using him and he's going right along with it so their is some cognitive ability there.


Oh, he’s done a LOT more than that if people would actually expose it and cover it extensively.

His entire immediate and extended family has gotten extremely rich off his political positioning.
 

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He is the same as a vast majority of those on both sides of the aisle, a congress creature who has spent a lifetime as an insider and as such I loathe what he is. The failed policies of his party, policies he has championed, make it so I would never have supported him in his political endeavors. His more recent adoption of the far left policies bandied about by his party, in an effort to pander for votes for a job he has not the mental or physical ability to handle, raises inside me a great disdain for him.

But the humanity in me also sees a man who has suffered great loss in his home life, who has overcome much and who is obviously deteriorating down what is likely the final stretch of his life...and I have empathy.

Just as I can separate the despicable type of man Trump is from many of his policies I support, I can also separate the loathsome and failed policies of a man (who I won't vote for) like Biden and still feel bad for him.
 

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He is the same as a vast majority of those on both sides of the aisle, a congress creature who has spent a lifetime as an insider and as such I loathe what he is. The failed policies of his party, policies he has championed, make it so I would never have supported him in his political endeavors. His more recent adoption of the far left policies bandied about by his party, in an effort to pander for votes for a job he has not the mental or physical ability to handle, raises inside me a great disdain for him.

But the humanity in me also sees a man who has suffered great loss in his home life, who has overcome much and who is obviously deteriorating down what is likely the final stretch of his life...and I have empathy.

Just as I can separate the despicable type of man Trump is from many of his policies I support, I can also separate the loathsome and failed policies of a man (who I won't vote for) like Biden and still feel bad for him.

Good post.

My despise is for his product. I don’t wish the dementia on anyone. That being said he does know what he’s going through and should have pulled himself. He knows he’s incapable of fulfilling the job requirements. Can’t be anything other than greed and desire for the title now.
 

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When I read that Biden had played "Despacito' at a campaign event for Hispanics, I thought . . . so what? Some accused him of pandering and I thought . . . so, when is a politician pandering anything new? Then, I read what the lyrics of that song are when translated to English and I thought . . . Come on, man!

You've had women complain that you touched them in ways that they felt weren't appropriate. You said you would be more mindful of the personal space of others in the future. Yet, you play a song that has lyrics such as this:

I wanna breathe your neck slowly
Let me whisper things into your ear
So that you remember if you're not with me
Slowly
I wanna undress you with kisses slowly
Sign the walls of your labyrinth
And make your whole body a manuscript
Turn it up

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Painful watching Biden try to get through a Ginsburg appreciation, looking down repeatedly and trying to act like he isn’t, and getting facts wrong as usual.

He will be positively slaughtered in debates.
 

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Video ad is incredible!

https://thefederalist.com/2020/09/22/joe-biden-isnt-running-for-president-his-teleprompter-is/

Joe Biden Isn’t Running For President, His Teleprompter Is

Joe Biden has regressed to the point of reading cues out loud, giving hand signals to scroll up the text, and botching words as they appear on the screen.

Samantha Strayer
Election 2020 has seen its fair share of the comical and bizarre, of the heartening and debased. There is something to be learned from it all, I believe, even from a simple machine designed to facilitate clear communication to the general public. Once the prized, not-so-secret weapon of President Obama’s supposed rhetorical prowess, the teleprompter has become the conspicuous centerpiece of Joe Biden’s third attempt to capture America’s highest office.

Saving Obama from his tendency to uhhhh and errrr his way through the English language, the teleprompter made him appear oh-so-presidential and caused his swooning supporters’ chests to swell with pride, and gormless Republicans to quake in their loafers. The teleprompter was so essential to preserving Obama’s carefully crafted image that someone started a parody blog with the catchy tagline, “There is no POTUS without TOTUS.” No matter what the teleprompter says or what its handler does, Biden is bound to gaffe it up.

Stepping on a rake has been part of Biden’s shtick for ages, and we’ve been gaslighted to think this is the essence of charm. That’s just Joe, folks! But in 2014, then-Vice President Biden’s blunders caught up with him again, this time embarrassing the Obama administration.

So The New Yorker published an article about his verbal doozies that riled allies at home and interests abroad. That was not that long ago, but six years can have a profound, compounding effect on the brain. It’s now a crapshoot what’s going to come out of Biden’s mouth on or off the prompter.

Biden has regressed to the point of reading cues out loud, giving hand signals—that we can see—to scroll up the text, and botching words as they appear on the screen. At one point during a remote interview with “The Late Late Show with James Corden,” Biden held up a picture of himself with sons Hunter and Beau, and the frame’s reflection revealed a teleprompter—a big fat warning sign that he needed help for such a non-serious, televised appearance.

It’s become clear that Biden is also using a teleprompter during interviews with “journalists,” press conferences, and townhall events. Rather than merely a normal and expected part of a campaign for making speeches and policy addresses, the teleprompter has become a crutch for the befuddled Biden. It of course says something very serious about the state of his mental affairs that he’s better on prompter than off.

Off, he meanders aimlessly about chicken manure and “you know, the thing” (equal rights in the Declaration of Independence). He tells oddball stories about Corn Pop and hairy legs and gets aggressive with voters who challenge his record and policy positions. These are but a few examples, and not the actions of a well-adjusted human being.

Last Wednesday, the Trump campaign released a scathing one-minute ad entitled, “Joe’s Teleprompter,” showing Biden struggling to communicate, awkwardly filling the gaps with exhausted-sounding sighs and noises. The ad also shows Biden’s national press secretary T.J. Ducklo avoiding Fox News anchor Bret Baier’s pointed question whether Biden uses a teleprompter in interviews and Q&As.



At campaign rallies last week in Minnesota and North Carolina, President Trump hit hard the point that Biden clearly lacks the mental capacity and energy to defend America against her greatest threat: China. Putting aside his well-aimed and comically timed jibes, Trump zeroed in on his ultimate point. To the huge crowd in Bemidji, Minn., he asked:

Would you rather go teleprompter or freelance? Isn’t it nice when you have the option because you have this [pointing to his head] and you have the option to go either? See, Joe doesn’t have the option. He doesn’t have the option. But if Biden wins, China wins, and it’s very simple.

Biden has skirted the topic of China or lauded the country outright, soft-pedaling the communist regime’s shenanigans, including its complicity in the coronavirus, intellectual property theft, and dubious trade practices. Biden’s financial interests in China have dovetailed conveniently with his political ambitions, leveraging the latter to secure the former. Great research by Peter Schweizer and others highlights the problematic Biden-China relationship, and the Trump campaign rightly targets this glaring weakness, and how Biden’s antics in front of the teleprompter exacerbate the dynamic.

Something clearly is wrong with Biden’s mental acuity, and the magical powers of a teleprompter can only do so much. As we veer wildly toward Nov. 3, Biden sounds increasingly tired—that is, when we see him at all. “Calling a lid” (taking a break from campaigning) first thing Saturday morning—less than two months before Election Day and less than 24 hours after Supreme Court Justice Ginsberg passed away—skywrites to the world a total lack of interest and vigor to campaign, let alone govern.

The cynical conduct of the Democratic Party, not to mention Biden’s own family, who let it get this far tells us how low they are willing to go, and what it will cost the rest of us if we let them win. As if we needed further proof in a year as lit as 2020.

Samantha Strayer is a freelance writer whose interests include Abraham Lincoln, the intersection of politics and culture, and charter schools.
 

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What an absolute piece of shit! It’s one thing to steal a mans wife - happens. But to put a pretty bow on it and tidy it up for a fancy story for public consumption and to make you look like the hopeless romantic is absolutely pathetic. Especially when the former husband is alive to tell the real story.

Hillary would disapprove.

https://www.breitbart.com/politics/...-by-the-bidens-claims-their-love-story-a-lie/

Jill Biden’s First Husband Backs Trump: ‘I Was Betrayed by the Bidens,’ Claims Their Love Story a Lie

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Democratic presidential hopeful former Vice President Joe Biden speaks, flanked by his wife Jill Biden, at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on March 10, 2020. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN / AFP) (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images)
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Dr. Jill Biden’s first husband spoke up this week publicly for the first time in decades, announcing he is voting for President Donald Trump instead of his ex-wife’s husband, Democrat Joe Biden.

In the interview with Inside Edition, Bill Stevenson—the owner of the Delaware nightclub the Stone Balloon and Jill Biden’s first husband—claims the story that Joe and Jill tell about how they met is a lie.

“I was betrayed by the Bidens. Joe was my friend. Jill was my wife,” Stevenson said in the interview with Inside Edition.

Joe and Jill Biden claim they were set up on a blind date in March 1975, a few years after Joe’s first wife, Neilia Biden, died in a fatal car crash that also claimed their daughter’s life. Joe and Neilia’s sons, Hunter and Beau Biden, survived the fatal car accident, which happened in December 1972 right after Joe was first elected to the United States Senate. Joe was sworn into the Senate from the hospital where his sons were recovering. Beau Biden would later become the attorney general of Delaware, but he has since passed away due to brain cancer. Hunter Biden, meanwhile, has had his share of problems over the years with drugs and relationships but also has drawn scrutiny over various financial relationships he developed with foreign powers like the Chinese Communist Party and business dealings in Ukraine.

As the story goes, as the Bidens have told it time and again in campaign rallies and books and again most recently at the Democrat National Convention, a few years after Neilia’s death he saw a picture of Jill—a model—on an advertisement in Delaware in March 1975. The next day, Joe claims his brother Frank—who has also been drawn into corruption concerns surrounding the Biden family—introduced Joe and Jill Biden since Frank knew Jill from college.

“The Bidens’ love story reads like a classic fairytale,” Inside Edition’s Steven Fabian said in the news package rolling out the Stevenson interview. “They saw a movie together on that blind date, fell in love, and never looked back. But Jill Biden’s ex-husband says there’s much more to the story, claiming Jill and Joe’s relationship actually started in 1974 when he was still married to Jill.”

Fabian asked Stevenson if the Bidens’ story of how they met is true.

“It was a blind date. Point blank, is that story true?” Fabian asked Stevenson.

“No, not even a little bit,” Stevenson replied.

Stevenson married Jill when she was 18, six months after they first met on the beach.

“Jill and I met on the beach in Ocean City, New Jersey, in August of 1969. Sure I fell in love with her because I married her six months later,” he said in the interview.

Despite the official 1975 blind date narrative, Fabian said that Stevenson claims he introduced the two of them years earlier—and they knew each other well.

“According to Bill Stevenson, both he and Jill first got to know Joe Biden when Biden was a county councilman in New Castle, Delaware. Stevenson asked for his help in obtaining a liquor license,” Fabian said in the news package.

Asked if he and Jill were friends with Joe Biden, Stevenson told Inside Edition’s Fabian that “oh yeah” and “not only that, I threw a fundraiser for him in August and raised between $2,500 and $3,000. We got married in ’70. I introduced Joe to Jill in ’72. Right before the election in ’72, Jill, Joe, Neilia, and I were in his kitchen. How do you forget that?”

Fabian said that “that would be three years before that now-famous blind date.”

“Stevenson said his first inkling something was up was when Jill refused to go with him to meet Bruce Springsteen, who was booked to appear at the Stone Balloon,” Fabian said.

“She said ‘Joe asked me to keep an eye on the boys.’” Stevenson said. “I just thought in the back of my mind, ‘Hmmm.’”

“Then one day a man came into his bar and asked him to pay damages for a fender bender that involved Jill,” Fabian said.

“He looks at me, and he says, ‘Oh, she wasn’t driving.’ I said, ‘Her beloved Corvette she wasn’t driving?’ He goes, ‘Sen. Biden was driving it,’ and I went, ‘What?’” Stevenson recalled.

“Did you confront Jill at the time and say, ‘What’s going on here?’” Fabian asked.

“Yes I did,” Stevenson replied. “She didn’t say anything. She just looked at me. I said, ‘You gotta go. You gotta go get your own place.’”

Jill Biden and Bill Stevenson were formally divorced in May of 1975. Stevenson, who Fabian noted later was convicted on federal fraud charges and sentenced to six years of probation for passing bad checks, blamed politics for the legal issues. He said the divorce from Jill “became contentious” in Fabian’s telling of it when she tried to get a stake in the Stone Balloon.

“He has just written a book about his life and is considering publishing it,” Fabian noted.

Fabian also asked Stevenson why he waited until now to tell this story.

“We’re talking about decades and decades ago. This story comes out right before the election; a lot of people are going to ask some questions,” Fabian asked.

“It’s years ago, but guess what? It’s so current right now because he is picking on people about character,” Stevenson replied.

Stevenson also denied that any Republican Party or Trump campaign officials reached out to him to get him to go public with his story.

The Bidens are denying Stevenson’s account, for what it’s worth.

“These claims are fictitious, seemingly to sell and promote a book,” Jill Biden’s spokesperson said according to Inside Edition. “The relationship of Joe and Jill Biden is well documented. Jill Biden separated from her first husband irreconcilably in the fall of 1974 and moved out of their marital home. Joe and Jill Biden had their first date in March of 1975 and they married in June of 1977.”

At the end of the interview package, Inside Edition’s anchor wrapped the segment by noting that Stevenson said he voted for Barack Obama and Biden twice in 2008 and 2012 but will be voting for Trump this year because of “Trump’s stance on police issues.”
 

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I think Jill Biden is just as big a pos as Joe, as we all know, it takes 2 to tango.

Oh I agree.

Possibly even moreso.

In addition to her past infidelity in running off to Joe, now she’s propping him up and leading an obvious man struggling in his mental state to events, commercials, speaking on his behalf, finishing his stuck sentences. SHE wants the First Lady title more than he wants the Presidency I bet.
 
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