(RepublicanInformer.com)- This Biden moment is quite unfortunate. And events such as these seem to be piling up rapidly.
A Cinco de Mayo reception with Beatriz Gutiérrez Mueller de López Obrador, the wife of Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, was held by Joe and Jill Biden on Thursday in Washington, DC.
As usual, Joe Biden’s address was rife with gaffes. This has become customary for him.
After his Cinco de Mayo speech, Vice President Joe Biden offended Latinos by remarking about Mexico that they are not in our backyard, Mexico is our front yard.
Mexico Today’s editor said that speechwriters in the United States should avoid using the term “yard.” The metaphor isn’t very favorable when it’s written in Spanish.
After this blunder, Joe Biden turned to face the audience and gave a shout-out to Education Secretary Miguel Cardona.
Joe was in the middle of mumbling something when Nurse Jill interrupted him and inquired whether he had seen his granddaughter Naomi.
Jill asked if he gave a shout-out to Naomi, too.
“I didn’t see Naomi,” Joe said.
Jill said, with amazement that she was right in front of him.
“How can you miss her?” Jill asked.
A totally lost Joe Biden said, pointing at the crowd, “That’s my granddaughter.”
Jill chimed in, “And her fiancé!”
This is the type of exchange you would see in a nursing home.
Biden seemed perturbed, sarcastically quipping that this was all “very important information.”
Anger and annoyance are classic symptoms of dementia. The afflicted become frustrated because they forget things they know they should know and resent the people who point it out.
In April, Biden added to his increasing series of blunders by incorrectly referring to Michelle Obama, the former First Lady, as the former Vice President.
Biden was Barack Obama’s Vice President from 2009 to 2017 before becoming the 47th President of the United States in January 2021, succeeding Donald Trump.
His remarks occurred during a speech on Saturday at the USS Delaware remembrance event, in which he lauded his wife Jill for her efforts as First Lady.
“I’m very pleased with the work she [Jill] is doing as First Lady with the Joining Forces effort she began with Michelle Obama while she was Vice President,” Biden said.
In their official copy of the address, the White House attempted to correct the error by striking out the word “she” and inserting “I” in brackets.
Maybe it’s time to not refer to these events as “gaffes” and “blunders” and call them what they are.