Still Don't Think Biden Is Too Old to Be President?
Incompetent AND incontinent
I want to talk some more about how utterly incompetent and negligent and delusional Joe Biden is. I ranted it about it yesterday, and you’ll need to subscribe if you want to read it. But more stuff keeps coming out, and it’s all enraging. He would’ve been unacceptable as president 10 years ago, and now he’s just too damn old.
You might have seen snippets of Biden’s bizarre interview with George Stephanopoulos, but there’s a lot more insanity in the transcript. Consider this gibbering nonsense spewing out of this stupid old man’s mouth:
STEPHANOPOULOS: I wonder how you respond to an Army Special Forces officer, Javier McKay (PH). He did seven tours. He was shot twice. He agrees with you. He says, “We have to cut our losses in Afghanistan.” But he adds, “I just wish we could’ve left with honor.”
BIDEN: Look, that's like askin’ my deceased son Beau, who spent six months in Kosovo and a year in Iraq as a Navy captain and then major-- I mean, as an Army major. And, you know, I’m sure h-- he had regrets comin’ out of Afganista-- I mean, out of Iraq.
He had regrets to what’s-- how-- how it’s going. But the idea-- what’s the alternative? The alternative is why are we staying in Afghanistan? Why are we there?
Even if you agree with Biden that we shouldn’t be in Afghanistan at all, doesn’t this concern you? Not only is he trying to use his dead son Beau as emotional leverage, but he can’t remember which branch of the military Beau served in, or which country he was in.
Putting aside Biden’s other lapses of memory — he forgot that we have troops in Syria, he can’t get his story straight about what his military advisors told him, he doesn’t even seem to know what day it is, etc. — shouldn’t he remember his own son, after bringing him up to try to play on our emotions?
Then there was this bizarre moment:
Sorry about all those Afghan women being raped and murdered, but remember the time Joe kicked Bin Laden’s ass? YOU’RE WELCOME.
Biden’s memory really is fading, because he once claimed he told President Obama not to carry out the Bin Laden raid:
Joe Biden has done more for the Taliban in the past week than Osama Bid Laden did in his whole life.
And isn’t it striking to watch video of Biden from just a few years ago? He was an entirely different person then. Not particularly bright, but at least lucid. He was never much of a man to begin with, and now he’s just a shadow of one.
There’s plenty of news coming out of Afghanistan, and it’s all bad:
I don’t remember any other American president destroying an entire country within the space of a week, but I’ve been pleasantly surprised that so many journos are holding Biden’s feet to the fire about it. Maybe they realize how disastrous this is for the Democratic Party, and they’re trying to get rid of him before he does any more damage. Maybe they’re genuinely as outraged by his incompetence and dishonesty as the rest of us. Whatever their motives, I’m glad they’re finally doing their jobs. This isn’t the time to ask Joe which flavor of ice cream he’s eating today. I’m not going to give them a medal for doing their damn jobs, but it should be noted that they are doing their damn jobs.
Well, some of them are, at least. Biden still has enablers in the media, those willing to make themselves look foolish in order to protect him. And here’s the most foolish response to Biden’s Afghanistan debacle I’ve seen this week:
Oh, sure, it’s Fox News’ fault. Everybody knows Biden is scared to incur their criticism. Tucker Carlson says “Jump,” and the Democrat in the Oval Office says, “How high?”
Thousands of Americans are at the mercy of the Taliban, and Joe thinks we don’t care:
Well, maybe he’s right. Maybe abandoning a small town’s worth of Americans and our allies in Afghanistan to suffer and die at the hands of the Taliban, drawing condemnation from around the world, won’t hurt Biden domestically. Maybe leaving all those Afghan women and girls to be raped by a pack of medieval savages will be shrugged off. Maybe we’ll just yawn as we watch those monsters go door to door, hunting down and murdering the families of anyone who’s helped America over the last 20 years.
Maybe we’ll forget scenes like this:
It’ll all blow over, right?
Biden’s tactical gambit is cold-blooded and calculatedly insane. His contempt for the average American is repugnant. If the White House had put this much effort into tactically withdrawing from Afghanistan in the first place, maybe we wouldn’t be in this mess. But then, that’s why I’m not a politician.
And now guess where Joe is headed?
Or… maybe not!
Nobody in the White House seems to know what’s happening from one moment to the next. Just the sort of thing you want to see.
Biden has been hiding from the press ever since Afghanistan collapsed into chaos by his edict. My first assumption was that he’s just a callous asshole and he doesn’t care. He’ll abandon an entire nation and watch it burn from Camp David. Hey, he’s the president. What are you gonna do about it?
But what if he’s avoiding his responsibilities not because he doesn’t care, but because he’s ill? What if there’s something wrong with him, medically or neurologically? What if he has to be propped up by his staff to handle a few hours of work every week?
I mean, we’re in the middle of a pandemic here. Is it really outside the realm of possibility that there’s something physically wrong with a man who’s pushing 80, and who’s now dealing with the stress of the biggest mistake he’s made in his already-ignominious career? Wouldn’t that explain why the White House is willing to risk such horrible optics?
What if Joe Biden keeps turning around and walking away from reporters because he doesn’t want the world to watch him collapse?
I’m with Noah Rothman on this one:
I used to sort of like Biden, even when he pissed me off. “Aw, that’s just Joe bein’ Joe!” Not matter how much he screwed up, I just couldn’t stay mad at him. Well, that’s over now. I took a wait-and-see attitude, and now I’ve waited and seen. This guy should not be president of the United States. #BuckFiden
We’ve been informed by our moral, ethical, and intellectual betters in the press that anti-vaxxers are all MAGA-hatted hayseeds who believe Q is just about to drop definitive proof that Pizzagate is real and Trump is the rightful president. But according to a new paper from researchers at Carnegie Mellon, the most vaccine-hesitant people in the United States are… PhDs!
Back in the ‘80s, British writer Alan Moore wrote classic graphic novels (AKA comic books) like Watchmen and V for Vendetta. These days, he’s better known for utterly rejecting Hollywood’s attempts to adapt his work. He wants nothing to do with any of it, refusing to promote the films based on his comics. He won’t even allow his name to be shown in the credits. His contempt for the film industry is legendary, and to me it’s one of his more endearing traits. With the exception of HBO’s Watchmen miniseries, which was a surprisingly effective sequel to the original comic, Hollywood has done a crappy job and they should just leave Moore alone. I don’t blame him for turning his back on them, although I can’t even imagine all the money he’s turned down over the years.
Which isn’t to say Moore rejects film as a medium. He just doesn’t want to see this vision diluted by lesser talents. So now he’s written a feature film called The Show, in which he appears as… the Moon?
I have no idea what this is about, and it is very, very much my $#!+. Seeing Moore on camera is rare enough as it is, let alone seeing him as some sort of glammed-up avatar of a natural satellite, crooning and strumming a ukulele.
This isn’t the first time hardcore Moore fans have heard his rather distinctive singing voice. Almost 40 years ago, he recorded “The March of the Sinister Ducks,” which warned of the true evil of our deceptively adorable web-footed friends:
Moore is totally crazy and I can’t wait to see The Show. Looks like it’ll only be screened theatrically as a one-night Fathom event next week, but I hope it’ll be available for streaming soon. Alan Moore knows the score!
Thanks for reading. If you’re as exhausted by the events of the past week as I am, say a prayer for the 78-year-old man who’s directly responsible for the crisis in Afghanistan. Joe Biden is a one-man humanitarian disaster, and that really must weigh on him. No wonder he’s in hiding.
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