There is little doubt among Americans that former Vice President Joe Biden is a bit of an odd bird, but his latest beef with the President is absurd, even for the “King of The Gaffe”.
Biden has a bit of a reputation around Washington D.C. for being more than a bit wacky. A gregarious leftover from the “good ol’ boy” days of American politics, Biden has long skated past his inherent whiteness, thanks to his support of Barack Hussein Obama, and somehow ducked the social justice crowd’s torches and pitchforks of diversity. This is likely due to the clever, yet fully transparent attempts by the leftist media to play up the “bromance” between the former Vice President his Commander in Chief.
“You know all those memes are basically true,” Biden said to the crowd, according to the Chicago Tribune.
Biden called Obama his “brother” and said their relationship — and the fact that Biden is 19 years older than Obama — meant that he could “say things to him that no one else can say.”
The memes featuring Obama and Biden surfaced shortly after the 2016 presidential election, just as the transition to the Trump presidency began. The meme usually featured a photo of Biden and Obama, along with an imagined conversation between the two, with Biden being the jokester while Obama played the straight man in their comedic duo.
This likely coordinated piece of public relations was an important piece of Barack Obama’s exit strategy, having seen that Hillary Clinton was far too flawed a candidate to campaign in 2018 or compete in 2020. Biden has long held a reputation for being a bit “handsy” with women as well, leaving him long overdue for a publicity makeover.
Just how creepy can Biden be? Judge for yourself:
Excuse us while we go wash our hands. Twice.
Now, with another election cycle just months away, Biden has been resurfacing on the political stage disguised as the left’s anti-Trump. He’s the liberal “tails” to POTUS’ “heads” in many way, with both men cursed by whiteness, age, and wealth – something that would have been an automatic disqualification if Barack Obama’s handlers hadn’t engineered the “bromance” angle in 2016.
So, when Biden actively takes steps to get the President’s attention, specifically by being as verbose and strange as possible, we have to expect that this is simply an attempt to get attention.
Again, given that his threat had all the trappings of a 1950’s musical gang fight, there is little doubt that Biden’s bravado was a staged and calculated move meant to keep the otherwise bizarre politician in the forefront of democrats’ minds heading to the polls.
Of course, President Donald Trump wasn’t going to take this one lying down.
President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden are in a rhetorical smackdown over who could clean the other’s clock in a brawl.
Trump, reacting to comments Biden made about him earlier in the week at an anti-sexual assault rally, tweeted Thursday: ‘Crazy Joe Biden is trying to act like a tough guy. Actually, he is weak, both mentally and physically, and yet he threatens me, for the second time, with physical assault. He doesn’t know me, but he would go down fast and hard, crying all the way. Don’t threaten people Joe!’
Now, in the hypothetical fist fight between the two, (because we know that you’re wondering how it would all go down), we would be remiss in ignoring Donald Trump’s history of bravado.
“Someone in the car looked over and said, ‘Gee, look at that, it’s a mugging,’ ” Trump said. “I said to my driver to stop the car because it was brutal-looking.”Trump was at first reluctant to discuss his daredevil deed, but then he warmed to the task.
“The guy with the bat looked at me, and I said, “Look, you’ve gotta stop this. Put down the bat,”‘ Trump said. “I guess he recognized me because he said, ‘Mr. Trump, I didn’t do anything wrong.’ I said, ‘How could you not do anything wrong when you’re whacking a guy with a bat?’ Then he ran away.”
In the other corner, here is Joe Biden trying feebly to deliver a cute joke written for him about sunglasses:
Our money’s is on the billionaire real estate investor who once talked down a mugger armed with a baseball bat.