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Old 6th November 2022, 08:44 AM   #1
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Biden Forgot Walorski Had Died and Thought Congress "Passed" His Loan Forgiveness

At a press conference in late September, Biden called out for and looked for Rep. Jackie Walorski, who had died nearly two months earlier in a car crash. What makes this incident even more disturbing is that Biden issued a press release shortly after Walorski's death to extend his condolences and praise her bipartisanship. But less than two months later, Biden forgot all about it and thought she was still alive. Seriously, folks?

Then, in late October, Biden told a group of activists that he had gotten his student debt relief program "passed by a vote or two." The White House later claimed that Biden was referring to the Inflation Reduction Act (when will it start working, by the way?). But that's not what he said. Even CNN, of all sources, admitted that "Biden certainly did not make it clear in these comments that he was talking about anything other than the student debt initiative." He was clearly talking about his student debt executive order.

Biden is obviously suffering from serious cognitive decline, if not the onset of Alzheimer's. When you can't remember the death of a congresswoman whose death you publicly mourned six weeks earlier, and when you even call out and look for her in an audience and wonder out loud why she's not there, this is a sign of serious cognitive decline.

Could this be why Biden still refuses to take the same mental cognition test that Trump agreed to take (and that Trump passed with flying colors)?

Beyond being ammo for scoring political points, this is a serious issue for our governance and for the functioning of our government. Someone who is suffering from this degree of cognitive decline does not belong in the White House.
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Old 6th November 2022, 08:50 AM   #2
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I agree that both of these flubs are a bit concerning. Biden is, in my opinion, past his cognitive prime.

But it never once led me to think that Trump is a clearer thinker or that he is more qualified for the presidency. One thing that Biden has not forgotten is that if you lose an election, it's over. That's kind of important to me.

So, sure, I'd prefer a different president than Biden. But if it comes down to Trump vs. Biden in 2024, I'm not voting for Trump just because he can remember "man, woman, camera, TV." In fact, the main difference between the two seems to be that Trump thinks a simple cognitive test is a matter of pride. I don't recall that he actually released his medical records regarding the test. He just bragged that he totally aced it.
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Old 6th November 2022, 09:57 AM   #3
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As for Pres. Joe Whatsisname, he's been uttering whompers since mike1 had Squidward on his backpack. If we aren't used to it by now, we'd better have our heads azamined.

Or his bib or whatever.
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Old 6th November 2022, 11:14 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by mikegriffith1 View Post
At a press conference in late September, Biden called out for and looked for Rep. Jackie Walorski, who had died nearly two months earlier in a car crash. What makes this incident even more disturbing is that Biden issued a press release shortly after Walorski's death to extend his condolences and praise her bipartisanship. But less than two months later, Biden forgot all about it and thought she was still alive. Seriously, folks?
Are you sure Biden even knew of this person's death? Do you think presidents write their own press releases?


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Then, in late October, Biden told a group of activists that he had gotten his student debt relief program "passed by a vote or two." The White House later claimed that Biden was referring to the Inflation Reduction Act (when will it start working, by the way?). But that's not what he said. Even CNN, of all sources, admitted that "Biden certainly did not make it clear in these comments that he was talking about anything other than the student debt initiative." He was clearly talking about his student debt executive order.
This has already been debunked.

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Biden is obviously suffering from serious cognitive decline, if not the onset of Alzheimer's. When you can't remember the death of a congresswoman whose death you publicly mourned six weeks earlier, and when you even call out and look for her in an audience and wonder out loud why she's not there, this is a sign of serious cognitive decline.
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Could this be why Biden still refuses to take the same mental cognition test that Trump agreed to take (and that Trump passed with flying colors)?
Has the test even been offered to Biden? C'mon, man.

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Beyond being ammo for scoring political points, this is a serious issue for our governance and for the functioning of our government. Someone who is suffering from this degree of cognitive decline does not belong in the White House.
Did you write such a screed when Trump did far crazier things?
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Old 6th November 2022, 11:32 AM   #5
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Originally Posted by mikegriffith1 View Post

Could this be why Biden still refuses to take the same mental cognition test that Trump agreed to take (and that Trump passed with flying colors)?
You don't know that Biden "refuses" to do anything. If he has, or does take the test, he probably wouldn't brag about it like a three-year old who made his first potty.

Here's the BIG difference between Biden and Trump: I have faith that Biden could be convinced to step aside for the good of the country if he was in serious mental decline.
Can you imagine Trump doing so in a million years?
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Old 6th November 2022, 11:48 AM   #6
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Which is worse, what Biden forgot or what Trump never even knew?
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Old 6th November 2022, 12:42 PM   #7
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Originally Posted by mikegriffith1 View Post
Could this be why Biden still refuses to take the same mental cognition test that Trump agreed to take (and that Trump passed with flying colors)?
You mean the "Person, woman, man, camera, TV" one he was boasting about? The one that is only given to people in the very late stages of various forms of dementia to see if they have any regular congnitive abilities left. Yeah, because after his interview with Marc Siegel, I don't think he was passing that one too easily.

Face facts here lad, Biden is far less cognitively impaired than Trump is, firstly because he had a lot more brain function to begin with, and secondly because he's not somewhere along the dementia line, unlike Trump.
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Old 11th November 2022, 05:20 AM   #8
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Reading the pro-Biden/anti-Trump replies in this thread, I guess the takeaway is that Democrats just literally do not care that Biden is clearly suffering from significant mental decline. They just don't care. He's a liberal Democrat, and that's all that matters to them. They don't care that he's refusing to take the same mental acuity test that Democrats demanded that Trump take while he was in office (FYI, Trump took the test, and passed it with flying colors).

But that's what happens when you become blindly partisan.
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Old 11th November 2022, 05:27 AM   #9
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Originally Posted by mikegriffith1 View Post
Reading the pro-Biden/anti-Trump replies in this thread, I guess the takeaway is that Democrats just literally do not care that Biden is clearly suffering from significant mental decline. They just don't care. He's a liberal Democrat, and that's all that matters to them. They don't care that he's refusing to take the same mental acuity test that Democrats demanded that Trump take while he was in office (FYI, Trump took the test, and passed it with flying colors).

But that's what happens when you become blindly partisan
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Do you even hear yourself?
And of course we have no verification of Trump's claim.
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And of course we have no verification of Trump's claim.
Which part of “Person. Woman. Man. Camera. TV.” do you not understand?
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Originally Posted by mikegriffith1 View Post
Reading the pro-Biden/anti-Trump replies in this thread, I guess the takeaway is that Democrats just literally do not care that Biden is clearly suffering from significant mental decline.
If it comes to a choice between a US president who is generally a pleasant chap who's suffering some expected decline in his mental faculties as he gets older, and a president who is a serial liar, openly criminal, a recidivist tax cheat, a malignant narcissist, and a rude, vengeful and obnoxious racist, I'll take the doddery old guy 24/7/365.
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If it comes to a choice between a US president who is generally a pleasant chap who's suffering some expected decline in his mental faculties as he gets older, and a president who is a serial liar, openly criminal, a recidivist tax cheat, a malignant narcissist, and a rude, vengeful and obnoxious racist, I'll take the doddery old guy 24/7/365.
THIS.
Biden was not my first choice because of his age, but compared to Trump,...no contest.
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Originally Posted by mikegriffith1 View Post
Reading the pro-Biden/anti-Trump replies in this thread, I guess the takeaway is that Democrats just literally do not care that Biden is clearly suffering from significant mental decline. They just don't care. He's a liberal Democrat, and that's all that matters to them. They don't care that he's refusing to take the same mental acuity test that Democrats demanded that Trump take while he was in office (FYI, Trump took the test, and passed it with flying colors).

But that's what happens when you become blindly partisan.
Nah, the clear take away is that it still beats the alternative. I generally think progressives are wrong about most things, they aren't wrong about that. Even when he was relatively sharp he was a fabulist and would likely be considered one of the worst liars to hold the office, well if he hadn't been preceded by Trump. Biden is clearly in cognitive decline and a liar, still better than Trump.
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Originally Posted by mikegriffith1;13941994.
He's a liberal Democrat, and that's all that matters to them . . .
. . . Bwahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha!!!

Liberal Democrat . . . put the pipe away.

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Administered by Trump sycophant Ronny Jackson . . . Bwahahahahahahahaha!!!


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Bwahahahahahahahahahaha!!!!
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Biden is in cognitive decline. So is Trump. Time to move on from both.

I sure hope that both parties field younger candidates for 2024. The Republicans have a good prospect, age-wise, in DeSantis. I don't know who the Dems have lined up.
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The Dem mascot would be better than DeSantis.
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