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Dem Nominee Joe Biden's Four Most Embarrassing Verbal Blunders

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Due to a series of embarrassing verbal blunders, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden appears to be mentally deteriorating.

In the many interviews that the 77-year-old has given leading up to the November election, Biden has appeared to be increasingly absent-minded.

Many of the former vice president’s answers to questions have appeared half-baked, incorrect or blatantly offensive.

Four of these gaffes of his, however, were especially embarrassing:

‘Are You a Junkie?’

During an interview with CBS News correspondent Errol Barnett, Biden lashed out at the reporter with some strange accusations in response to being asked if he had taken a cognitive test.

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“No, I haven’t taken a test. Why the hell would I take a test? Come on, man,” Biden responded to Barnett, appearing to be very defensive.

“That’s like saying to you before you got on this program if you had taken a test, were you taking cocaine or not.”

“What do you think, huh? Are you a junkie?”



If Trump had accused a black reporter of being a “junkie,” the left-leaning establishment media would be using it as proof of the president’s alleged racism.

Instead, since their pick for the 2020 election was the one who said it, this verbal blunder was neatly tucked away.

‘Poor Kids Are Just as Bright and Just as Talented as White Kids’

During a speech at an Asian and Latino Coalition town hall in Des Moines, Iowa, Biden had one of his worst gaffes yet.

“We should challenge students in these schools and have advanced placement programs in these schools. We have this notion that somehow if you’re poor, you cannot do it,” he said to the audience.

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“Poor kids are just as bright and just as talented as white kids.”

The former vice president realized the mistake he had made and then preceded to trip over his own words as he attempted a recovery.

“Wealthy kids, black kids, Asian kids. No, I really mean it.”

Believe it or not, that isn’t even the most racially insensitive verbal blunder to make this list.

‘You Know, You Know The Thing’

Perhaps the most embarrassing of any of Biden’s verbal blunders came when the Democratic nominee failed at quoting the Declaration of Independence.

Is Biden mentally declining?

It was truly painful to watch as the 77-year-old tried his best to remember how exactly the quote went.

“We hold these truths to be self-evident,” Biden said.

So far, so good, but after this first line, things went downhill fast.

“All men and women, created by the, you know, you know the thing.”

Believe it or not, there is one Biden gaffe that was even worse than this.

‘You Ain’t Black’

Biden’s most cringe-worthy gaffe came during his interview on the popular radio program “The Breakfast Club,” which is hosted by a man going by the name Charlemagne Tha God.

Toward the end of the interview, Charlemagne Tha God suggested that Biden had a long way yet to go to earn the support of black supporters.

Biden’s response was borderline racist at best.

“If you have a problem figuring out whether you’re for me or Trump, then you ain’t black,” Biden responded.

Biden later apologized for his comments during a call with black business leaders, during which he said, “[I] shouldn’t have been so cavalier.”

Unfortunately for Biden, the apology was too little, too late. Now this, along with several other racially insensitive verbal blunders Biden has made, is tied to the candidate for the rest of his campaign.

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Michael Austin joined The Western Journal as a staff reporter in 2020. Since then, he has authored hundreds of stories, including numerous original reports. He also co-hosts the outlet's video podcast, "WJ Live."
Michael Austin graduated from Iowa State University in 2019. During his time in college, Michael volunteered as a social media influencer for both PragerU and Live Action. After graduation, he went on to work as a freelance journalist for various entertainment news sites before joining The Western Journal in 2020 as a staff reporter.

Since then, Michael has been promoted to the role of supervising staff reporter. His responsibilities now include directing the reporting team.
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