Archiv: the health of Joseph Biden


08.08.2020 - 06:44 [ Radio Utopie ]

Wie praktisch: U.S.-Spionage-Apparatschiks stellen sich vor Sandsack Joe Biden

(letzte Aktualisierung: 14.39 Uhr)

William Evanina, Leiter des „National Counterintelligence and Security Center“ (N.C.S.C.) bzw Abteilung für Spionageabwehr innerhalb der obersten U.S.-Geheimdienstbehörde O.D.N.I., hat verkündet, Russland würde vor der Präsidentschaftswahl versuchen den Kandidaten Joe Biden zu „verunglimpfen“ (der Vollständigkeit halber: China und der Iran würden angeblich Joe Biden unterstützen) und insgesamt Zwietracht zu säen und „das Vertrauen des amerikanischen Volkes in unseren demokratischen Prozess untergraben“. Das ist erstens ein guter Witz und zweitens natürlich eine Drohung an die gesamte Presse weltweit: Wer meckert, ist Feindsender.

Dazu eine kleine Antwort. Wie immer weder kurz, noch schmerzlos.

07.08.2020 - 08:50 [ Bloomberg ]

Biden Looks Vulnerable. The Market, Not So Much

There have been two big rallies in Democratic chances so far this year — the first in late February and early March as it became clear that the coronavirus was a serious problem, while the Democrats opted for Biden rather than one of the more progressive candidates, and the second in June as the protests over the killing of George Floyd rocked the nation, and the pandemic worsened once more.

Biden’s margin is no better than it was five weeks ago. Meanwhile, new cases are at last beginning to trend downward. This suggests the momentum is changing in the president’s favor:

07.08.2020 - 08:49 [ Fox News ]

Hannity hammers Biden after ‚weird, strange, embarrassing public breakdown‘: ‚What’s going on here?‘

„I don’t know what the hell he’s saying,“ Hannity said. „What’s going on here? Democrats refuse to talk about it in public. The mob and the media, they’re not talking about it in public. But I can tell you, I know for a fact in private, they are telling me and many other people they know it is a serious problem.

05.08.2020 - 20:09 [ Breaking911 / Twitter ]

REPORTER: “Have you taken a cognitive test?” BIDEN: “Why the hell would I take a test?! C’mon man. That’s like saying, ‘You — before you got on this program you took a test where you’re taking cocaine or not, what do you think? Huh? Are you a junkie?!’”

05.08.2020 - 19:57 [ CNSNews.com ]

FLASHBACK: Brain Surgeon Told Biden He Had Less Than 50% Chance of ‘Being Completely Normal’

(June 5, 2013)

“I said: ‘What’s the most likely thing that will happen if I live?’ He said, ‘Well, the side of the brain that the first aneurysm is on controls your ability to speak.’ And I thought: ‘Why in the hell didn’t they tell me this before the ’88 campaign?’ It could have saved us all a lot of trouble, you know what I mean?”

05.08.2020 - 19:46 [ Yahoo.com ]

Biden rules out in-person appearance at Democratic convention

Biden „will no longer travel to Milwaukee and will instead address the nation and accept the Democratic nomination from his home state of Delaware,“ the party said in a statement, announcing that no speakers would physically attend the August 17-20 convention, which will be entirely virtual.

05.08.2020 - 19:42 [ CNN ]

Biden clarifies he has not taken cognitive test

„Come on, man. That’s like saying you, before you got on this program, you take a test where you’re taking cocaine or not. What do you think? Huh? Are you a junkie?“ Biden said, becoming testy with the reporter, CBS’s Errol Barnett, who asked whether he had taken a cognitive test.

17.07.2020 - 09:22 [ New York Times ]

Democratic Officials Tell Members of Congress to Skip the Convention

Democratic officials have instructed senators, members of Congress and party delegates not to physically attend their national convention this summer, a sign of the ever-shrinking aspirations for their big campaign event in the face of a surge in coronavirus cases in the United States.

The directive, issued Thursday, ensures that little will happen at the convention site in Milwaukee beyond speeches from former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., his vice-presidential nominee and a handful of other top party leaders.

17.07.2020 - 08:18 [ theHill.com ]

Democrats instructing lawmakers, delegates to skip national convention

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, Democratic Party officials have instructed members of Congress and delegates to skip in-person attendance at their national convention, The New York Times reported Thursday.

05.06.2020 - 20:18 [ theAtlantic.com ]

Stay Alive, Joe Biden – Democrats need little from the front-runner beyond his corporeal presence.

(24.03.2020)

Two days before the South Carolina primary that would reverse his political fortunes and redirect the course of the Democratic nomination, Joe Biden’s campaign for president announced a hastily planned event in McClellanville, South Carolina. The national campaign press was alerted that Biden would enter full battle mode at this stop, that the proverbial gloves were about to come off ahead of the kill-or-be-killed primary on Saturday, and no one would want to miss this one.

And yet, when the cameras and reporters arrived, all they found were a few folding chairs in an otherwise empty parking lot, in front of a community health center. Biden walked out to a podium, mumbled a few words about the improvements he wanted to make to Obamacare, and then shuffled off, alone. The sun was shining, the birds were chirping, and absolutely nothing had changed.

25.05.2020 - 21:33 [ Fox News ]

Mueller deputy Andrew Weissmann to headline Biden virtual fundraiser

Throughout the Russia investigation, Weissmann had been considered a “deputy” to Mueller, with conservatives regularly targeting him for his reputation of using aggressive tactics in cases, as well as his role in past controversial prosecutions. Weissmann helped to build the case against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort.

25.05.2020 - 21:21 [ theAtlantic.com ]

Biden’s Virtual Campaign Is a Disaster

(15.05.2020)

The candidate has reached the peak of his career in the rec room of his basement, talking into a computer.

23.05.2020 - 06:45 [ ORF.at ]

Kontroverse über Biden-Aussage zu Afroamerikanern

In dem teils hitzigen Interview mit dem beliebten afroamerikanischen Moderator Charlamagne Tha God, der mit bürgerlichem Namen Lenard Larry McKelvey heißt, ging es um Rassismus in den USA. Der Moderator erwiderte auf Bidens Äußerung, es beunruhige ihn, dass „die Demokraten die schwarzen Wählerstimmen für eine Selbstverständlichkeit halten“.

23.05.2020 - 06:42 [ Salon.com ]

Joe Biden: „If you have a problem figuring out whether you’re for me or Trump, then you ain’t black“

An aide for the former vice president attempted to wrap the interview after the question.

„Thank you so much,“ the aide said. „That’s really our time. I apologize.“

„You can’t do that to black media,“ Charlamagne responded.

„I do that to white media and black media, because my wife has to go on at 6 o’clock,“ Biden said. „Uh oh, I’m in trouble.“

13.05.2020 - 21:04 [ wgme.com ]

Democrats pass new rules that would allow virtual convention

Democrats are making new moves toward a virtual presidential nominating convention this August, with a top party committee voting Tuesday to grant convention organizers in Milwaukee the authority to design an event that won’t require delegates to attend in person amid the coronavirus pandemic.

13.05.2020 - 20:57 [ wgme.com ]

Biden plans to stay home, testing limits of virtual campaign

In this screengrab taken from JoeBiden.com campaign website, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) endorses Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden during a live streaming broadcast on April 13, 2020.

24.04.2020 - 16:13 [ ORF.at ]

Van der Bellen: Rechtseinschränkungen brauchen Ablaufdatum

Die „dramatischen Einschränkungen“ werden auch den VfGH beschäftigen. Van der Bellen ist überzeugt, „dass der Verfassungsgerichtshof sich auch in dieser außerordentlich heiklen Situation bewähren wird“. Schließlich sei der Gerichtshof seit 100 Jahren „der Hüter der modernen, liberalen Demokratie“.

05.04.2020 - 19:12 [ theHill.com ]

Biden says Democratic convention may need to be virtual

Joe Biden said Sunday that the Democratic National Convention may need to be held virtually.

The former vice president and 2020 Democratic frontrunner told ABC’s “This Week” that his party’s convention is “necessary,” but added it may not be possible to bring thousands of people to one location safely amid the pandemic.

27.03.2020 - 05:36 [ Sarah Mucha, for @CNN covering the 2020 election and @JoeBiden / Twitter ]

Joe Biden put on a Phillies hat during his @jimmykimmel appearance in honor of opening day. Kimmel told him that’s not a way to win voters, to which Biden replied, „It’s the way to be able to sleep with my wife. She’s a Philly girl.“

27.03.2020 - 05:30 [ The Hill / Youtube ]

Krystal and Saagar: Biden CRASHES AND BURNS in multiple TV appearance

(25.03.2020)

Krystal and Saagar take a look at some of Joe Biden’s cringey coronavirus responses on CNN, MSNBC.

24.03.2020 - 11:51 [ Mediaite.com ]

Joe Biden Loses Track Of Teleprompter In Coronavirus Speech Slip Up

(23.03.2020)

2020 Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden seemingly lost track of his teleprompter during a speech on the coronavirus crisis, Monday.

24.03.2020 - 11:47 [ Steve Guest / Twitter ]

In Joe Biden’s virtual town hall, he gets the time frame between now and November WRONG by well over a year. „I can’t do that for another two year, actually another year between now and November.“

(14.03.2020)

24.03.2020 - 11:39 [ Daily Caller ]

‘Has Anyone Seen Joe?’: Glenn Greenwald, Others Wonder Why Biden Appears To Be Avoiding The Media

(20.03.2020)

Biden is reportedly offering people a chance to “video chat” with him in a new fundraising initiative.

12.03.2020 - 00:03 [ The Hill / Youtube ]

Cenk Uygur suggests establishment will replace failing Biden at convention

The host and founder of The Young Turks Cenk Uygur explains how the establishment and mainstream media has rigged the election for Joe Biden.

11.03.2020 - 22:01 [ Political Polls / Twitter ]

DNC announces that there will be no live audience and also no spin room at the Arizona debate on Sunday

10.03.2020 - 17:32 [ Bo Erickson CBS / Twitter ]

WATCH: „You’re full of sh*t,“ @JoeBiden tells a man who accused him of „actively trying to end our Second Amendment right.“ „I support the Second Amendment,“ Biden adds while vising under-construction auto plant in Detroit. @CBSNews

„Don’t be such a horse’s ass,“ @JoeBiden
says after the man continued to yell at him.

10.03.2020 - 14:31 [ CNSNews.com ]

FLASHBACK: Brain Surgeon Told Biden He Had Less Than 50% Chance of ‘Being Completely Normal’

(05.06.2013)

Speaking at the White House National Conference on Mental Health on Monday, Vice President Joe Biden told a sometimes serious and sometimes jocular story about the two brain surgeries he needed in 1988 to deal with cranial aneurysms.

10.03.2020 - 14:20 [ Jordan / Twitter ]

SCANDALOUS journalists are ignoring @JoeBiden : 1) Being limited to 7-15 minute speeches 2) Having INVITE ONLY public events 3) Campaign stops NOT OPEN 2 PUBLIC (Grand Rapids 2moro) 4) No live feed of events 5) No TV interviews 6) Pushing 4 seated town hall vs @BernieSanders

10.03.2020 - 14:01 [ theIntercept.com ]

Democrats and Their Media Allies Impugned Biden’s Cognitive Fitness. Now They Feign Outrage.

But, as the Democratic establishment has united with creepy speed and obedience behind Biden in order to stop the Sanders candidacy, those who now raise these concerns instantly come under a withering assault of insults and attacks from Democratic Party operatives along with their crucial media allies: thinly disguised pro-Biden reporters who continue to insist on wearing the unconvincing and fraudulent costume of neutrality. They are invoking the classic Orwellian formulation from the novel 1984: “The Party told you to reject the evidence of your eyes and ears. It was their final, most essential command.”

08.03.2020 - 17:49 [ Dawn Papple / Medium.com ]

If Joe Biden Wins The Nomination But Suffers Cognitive Decline, The DNC Could Get Their Coronation Afterall

Consider how the Democrats fill vacancies on their tickets:

“Filling a Vacancy on the National Ticket: In the event of death, resignation or disability of a nominee of the Party for President or Vice President after the adjournment of the National Convention, the National Chairperson of the Democratic National Committee shall confer with the Democratic leadership of the United States Congress and the Democratic Governors Association and shall report to the Democratic National Committee, which is authorized to fill the vacancy or vacancies.”

So, to be clear, the vacancy would be decided by Tom Perez (a 2016 Clinton superdelegate), Steny Hoyer (a 2016 Clinton superdelegate), Jim Clyburn (a 2016 Clinton superdelegate), Chuck Schumer (a 2016 Clinton superdelegate), Dick Durbin (a 2016 Clinton superdelegate), and the DGA will decide on their own who will be our Democratic nominee.

08.03.2020 - 14:21 [ Eoin Higgins / Twitter ]

The DNC has changed the format for the next debate, where Joe Biden would have had to stand at a lectern for two hours and answer questions from professional moderators, to one where both men will be seated and answer questions from the audience.

08.03.2020 - 13:43 [ Sky News Australia / Youtube ]

Joe Biden’s ‚confused crazy rants‘ should have discounted him years ago

Ms Panahi said it’s surprising the candidate, who is “so confused that he has trouble remembering where he is and why he’s there,” has not been discounted.

“Biden’s cognitive issues have been evident for some time but just watch the same media who for four years have been declaring Donald Trump mentally and physically unfit for office have a collective meltdown when Biden’s mental faculties are questioned,” she said.

08.03.2020 - 13:00 [ Caitlin Johnstone ]

Stop Calling It A “Stutter” :  Here Are Dozens Of Examples Of Biden’s Dementia Symptoms

It’s easy to overlook linguistic peculiarities when they’re spoken, so I made a verbatim transcript of Biden’s complete answer, exactly as he spoke it. There are no typos. Read it carefully, resisting the urge to mentally re-word it in order to make it make sense:

08.03.2020 - 12:21 [ Alexandra Petri / Washington Post ]

I just remembered Joe Biden is fine

(03.03.2020)

Please don’t show me any footage of Joe Biden saying or doing things. Or of me saying or doing things about Joe Biden, pointing out what I erroneously thought were major and obvious flaws in his candidacy. I forgot: They were not.

Biden! Obama-Biden! Obama! Doesn’t that name just fill you with confidence! Say it soft and there’s music playing! Just listen to that name and think how much you recognize it! I am endorsing him now.

03.03.2020 - 08:41 [ Fox News ]

Joe Biden botches Declaration of Independence quote

“We hold these truths to be self-evident. All men and women are created, by the, you know, you know the thing,” Biden said.

The actual line is: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.”

Later in the speech, Biden mistook “Super Tuesday” for “Super Thursday.”

25.02.2020 - 17:34 [ Mike Memoli, @nbcnews correspondent / Twitter ]

Biden appears to be racing through a speech here, now that he’s added a stop later tonight at the First in the South dinner. At one point discussing climate change and the Paris agreement, he referred to meeting with Deng Xiaoping instead of Xi Jinping

25.02.2020 - 17:26 [ Shaun King / Twitter ]

This is so sad. Here @JoeBiden says to the crowd in South Carolina that he is „running for the United States Senate“ and that if they don’t like him they can „vote for the other Biden.“

I honestly wish he would’ve retired & not subjected himself to the rigors of this campaign.