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Joe Biden is Not Alright

Brett Davis

Posted on August 7, 2020 07:23

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The former vice president and presumptive presidential nominee of the Democratic Party is clearly not all there mentally. For the sake of the country, it’s time his supporters stopped pretending otherwise.

For some time now it’s been common knowledge – even among Democrats and their mainstream media allies – that Joe Biden’s cognitive abilities are on the wane. And yet that hasn’t stopped the Democratic Party from giving its unqualified support to Biden as he inches closer to becoming the party’s official nominee for president of the United States. One would think at the very least friends and family – including the candidate’s wife, Jill Biden, an educator who should know better – would intervene and put a stop to this charade, not just for the sake of the candidate himself, but the entire nation.

There can no longer be any credible denial of the fact the former vice president is losing grey matter. Biden’s latest cringe-inducing episode came during an Aug. 5 interview with CBS correspondent Errol Barnett, in which the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee snapped at the black reporter for questioning his cognitive abilities by asking if he was a junkie and tested for cocaine use. Further adding to the confusion was Biden’s confirmation he has never taken a cognitive test, countering remarks he made in June in which he said his mental cognition was routinely tested.

The 77-year-old Biden attempted to recover from his nonsensical and possibly racist answer by stumbling over his words in trying desperately to make the case he is mentally and physically fit to assume the rigors of the presidency.

It’s painfully obvious Biden is not in any mental shape to be the leader of the free world. This most recent kerfuffle is but the latest in a series of incidents highlighting the fact that something – this writer won’t armchair diagnose or otherwise speculate on Biden’s condition – is clearly wrong with Biden. We’ve all seen the signs throughout the campaign: the vacant, almost reptilian stare; forgetting words halfway through saying them; telling oddly irrelevant stories; forgetting where he is; inappropriate outbursts of anger.

Given the devolution of Biden’s public speaking style – a confusing hybrid of the impenetrable jive talk from the movie “Airplane!” and the indecipherable metaphors from the “Darmok” episode of “Star Trek: The Next Generation” – Democrats are obviously aware that Biden is mentally compromised and thus manifestly unfit to be president of the United States. But they don’t care, because they hate President Trump more than they love the country. Hence the non-campaigning campaign that minimizes Biden’s increasingly worrisome public appearances.

That’s the real reason – not concerns about coronavirus – Biden’s campaign has largely been conducted from the basement of his Delaware home. It also explains why trial balloons have been floated about cancelling the upcoming presidential debates, where Biden’s mental deficiencies would likely be exposed as never before.

Team Biden’s dishonest just-visible-enough strategy may ultimately win their intellectually-disabled candidate the presidency, but it is the American people who would be the real losers in such a scenario.

Brett Davis

Posted on August 7, 2020 07:23

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