President Biden on Thursday inadvertently held up a comically detailed cheat sheet prepared by his staff instructing the gaffe-prone leader of the free world to “take YOUR seat” and to limit his remarks to “2 minutes.”
A photographer snapped an image of the document when Biden held it up backward at a meeting with wind-industry executives, which he attended after skipping his administration’s morning meeting with oil companies about combatting record gas prices. …
Republicans often accuse the 79-year-old president of being in mental decline. Former President Donald Trump claimed ahead of the 2020 election that Biden was cognitively “shot.”
“Leader” of the free world?
A US reader asks: “Would Australians accept this?” I’m pretty sure we wouldn’t. Australian politicians are more responsive to the public, via Question Time in Parliament and greater media exposure, and a dud would be laughed off the stage.