Abomination: Biden Plagiarizes President Reagan’s Boys of Pointe du Hoc Speech

 

Just when there was no possible way I could detest, loathe, and despise the drooling, dementia-ridden, pathetic husk of a man now occupying the office of the President of the United States more—although the sensation returns on an almost daily basis—along comes news that the few highlights of his Normandy Cemetery D-Day speech were plagiarized from one of greatest Americans who ever lived, our icon, President Reagan.

While I needed no reminder of why I, like so many others, thought President Reagan’s speech at Pointe du Hoc was one of the great speeches in American history, a post on American Thinker by Andea Widburg, The good parts of Biden’s D-Day speech came straight from Ronald Reagan, spells it out much more succinctly than I ever could:

First, you should never let a man whose idea of oratory is to alternate between a whisper and a shout copy a man who was famed for his speeches. Most especially, you shouldn’t copy one of that famed orator’s greatest speeches. The contrast is incredible. Reagan’s voice is beautiful, his tempo is perfect, and his emotional modulation is spot on. Biden just yells. It’s a painful reminder of how far we have fallen. (Emphasis mine)

I would have to spend the rest of the day in the thesaurus to find adequate words to describe my revulsion at seeing this thug making, in effect, President Reagan’s speech, apparently on the very same spot where the man I have often referred to as our Last Real President offered his tribute to The Boys of Pointe du Hoc. Most of the words that spring to mind are not fit for polite company and thus will not appear here.

From X (Twitter): “Joe Biden essentially plagiarized Ronald Reagan’s famous 1984 speech at Pointe du Hoc today in Normandy. Watch these clips side by side. Wow:”

We are reminded in Widburg’s post of Biden’s extensive history of plagiarism:

Second, this isn’t Biden’s first plagiarism moment. Biden’s penchant for “borrowing” from others began in law school when he plagiarized content from a law review journal. Then, in 1987, he destroyed his first run for president by plagiarizing John and Bobby Kennedy and Neil Kinnock, a British politician:

Back in 1965 and 1987, Joe was a dishonest dim bulb, but he was also mentally competent. However, when he started his third successful presidential run in 2019, Joe’s bulb was burned out. Everything from that date forward was the product of the people surrounding him, bringing me to my final point:

Here the author lists the many names of those famous — now more accurately infamous — Democrats who have “borrowed” important passages from important works such as, perhaps most prominently recently, the President of Harvard Claudine Gay.

Appropriately, as we all need at least a little smile after three years of this malign administration, the author then put out a video by the incomparable Tom Lehrer, certainly one of the wittiest performers ever seen in America, about the “value” of plagiarism:

The next five months are going to seem like five years (fifty? five hundred?) and I pray that we make it to the election without further major damage to the Republic.

God Help us.

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  1. Old Bathos Member
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    Could have been worse. Did you know that just based on his West Point entrance exam scores he was asked to plan D-Day and turned it down because there were no black or female senior officers? 

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  2. Clarendon Coolidge
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    The irony that is utterly lost on him, and whoever wrote these words for him, is that this did not ASSOCIATE him in Americans’ minds with Reagan; rather, it CONTRASTED him with Reagan, and very unfavorably so.

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  3. QuietPI Member
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    Clarendon (View Comment):
    whoever wrote these words for him

    This is the most – no, another equally – hideous part.  His handlers thought it would be a good idea.  

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  4. Jim George Member
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    QuietPI (View Comment):

    Clarendon (View Comment):
    whoever wrote these words for him

    This is the most – no, another equally – hideous part. His handlers thought it would be a good idea.

    Hideous. That is the word I’ve been looking for when discussion our current National nightmare! I’m going to remember that one!

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  5. Jim George Member
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    Clarendon (View Comment):

    The irony that is utterly lost on him, and whoever wrote these words for him, is that this did not ASSOCIATE him in Americans’ mind with Reagan; rather, it CONTRASTED him with Reagan, and very unfavorably so.

    With respect, everything in the known universe is “lost on him” and I would say that with sadness were we not talking about a man in this potentially dangerous position being affected by dementia. 

    I’ve told this story before, so I hope you’ll excuse a person of “extremely advanced maturity” for repeating it, but I was lucky enough to go on a D Day to the Rhine tour in the Summer of 2019 and stood on that very spot; considering our love of President Reagan that moment was one of the great ones of my life! 

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  6. DaveSchmidt Coolidge
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    Old Bathos (View Comment):

    Could have been worse. Did you know that just based on his West Point entrance exam scores he was asked to plan D-Day and turned it down because there were no black or female senior officers?

    Mayor Pete was unavailable?? 

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  7. kedavis Coolidge
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    DaveSchmidt (View Comment):

    Old Bathos (View Comment):

    Could have been worse. Did you know that just based on his West Point entrance exam scores he was asked to plan D-Day and turned it down because there were no black or female senior officers?

    Mayor Pete was unavailable??

    I expect Mayor Pete wasn’t alive yet.

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  8. ctlaw Coolidge
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    Old Bathos (View Comment):
    Could have been worse. Did you know that just based on his West Point entrance exam scores he was asked to plan D-Day and turned it down because there were no black or female senior officers? 

    You’re missing the mandatory “No joke.”

    That’s about the least plagiarism in any Biden speech form 1970-2008. 

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  9. DaveSchmidt Coolidge
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    kedavis (View Comment):

    DaveSchmidt (View Comment):

    Old Bathos (View Comment):

    Could have been worse. Did you know that just based on his West Point entrance exam scores he was asked to plan D-Day and turned it down because there were no black or female senior officers?

    Mayor Pete was unavailable??

    I expect Mayor Pete wasn’t alive yet.

    In Biden’s imaginary world Pete could have been ready to lead Joe’s brilliantly planned invasion.  

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  10. Clarendon Coolidge
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    ctlaw (View Comment):

    Old Bathos (View Comment):
    Could have been worse. Did you know that just based on his West Point entrance exam scores he was asked to plan D-Day and turned it down because there were no black or female senior officers?

    You’re missing the mandatory “No joke.”

    That’s about the least plagiarism in any Biden speech form 1970-2008.

    “You think I’m kiddin’. I’m not.” 

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  11. The Scarecrow Thatcher
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    Clarendon (View Comment):

    ctlaw (View Comment):

    Old Bathos (View Comment):
    Could have been worse. Did you know that just based on his West Point entrance exam scores he was asked to plan D-Day and turned it down because there were no black or female senior officers?

    You’re missing the mandatory “No joke.”

    That’s about the least plagiarism in any Biden speech form 1970-2008.

    “You think I’m kiddin’. I’m not.”

    C’mon, man!

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  12. Clarendon Coolidge
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    The Scarecrow (View Comment):

    Clarendon (View Comment):

    ctlaw (View Comment):

    Old Bathos (View Comment):
    Could have been worse. Did you know that just based on his West Point entrance exam scores he was asked to plan D-Day and turned it down because there were no black or female senior officers?

    You’re missing the mandatory “No joke.”

    That’s about the least plagiarism in any Biden speech form 1970-2008.

    “You think I’m kiddin’. I’m not.”

    C’mon, man!

    “Anyway….”

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  13. Jim McConnell Member
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    I long ago ran out of words to express the disgust I feel for this man as a person and as a president. I doubt he has said an honest word or performed an honest task since kindergarten.

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  14. KCK Member
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    If this was 2031, he would have begun with “Four score and seven years ago …”

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  15. OccupantCDN Coolidge
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    I would say this is the ultimate example of being 2 faced. With one face they demonize (Until Trump, was there anyone who could trigger a lefty like Reagan?) and with the other face they plagiarize…

    I guess their patron pagan spirit (?) would be Janus. (they’ve renounced god and no longer deserve patron saints)

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  16. Clarendon Coolidge
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    Jim McConnell (View Comment):

    I long ago ran out of words to express the disgust I feel for this man as a person and as a president. I doubt he has said an honest word or performed an honest task since kindergarten.

    I am a broken record on this, so apologies if you have heard this before.  You have no idea how right you are. The chapters in this book dealing with Biden will absolutely confirm and reinforce your view. What is most fascinating is how he is a product of his upbringing, and how he has passed certain things on to his progeny. https://www.amazon.com/What-Takes-Way-White-House/dp/0679746498

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  17. Headedwest Coolidge
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    Clarendon (View Comment):

    Jim McConnell (View Comment):

    I long ago ran out of words to express the disgust I feel for this man as a person and as a president. I doubt he has said an honest word or performed an honest task since kindergarten.

    I am a broken record on this, so apologies if you have heard this before. You have no idea how right you are. The chapters in this book dealing with Biden will absolutely confirm and reinforce your view. What is most fascinating is how he is a product of his upbringing, and how he has passed certain things on to his progeny. https://www.amazon.com/What-Takes-Way-White-House/dp/0679746498

    I lived near Philadelphia when Biden first got elected to the Senate. The Philadelphia media covered Delaware politics extensively. He was a garbage human being then, and nothing has changed since. When I see the empty hulk of a human he is now, I find myself unable to care. He deserves the worst outcome that can happen.

     

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  18. Jim George Member
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    Clarendon (View Comment):

    Jim McConnell (View Comment):

    I long ago ran out of words to express the disgust I feel for this man as a person and as a president. I doubt he has said an honest word or performed an honest task since kindergarten.

    I am a broken record on this, so apologies if you have heard this before. You have no idea how right you are. The chapters in this book dealing with Biden will absolutely confirm and reinforce your view. What is most fascinating is how he is a product of his upbringing, and how he has passed certain things on to his progeny. https://www.amazon.com/What-Takes-Way-White-House/dp/0679746498

    Thanks for that recommendation; judging by the size of the book I will try to set aside a couple of months to get through it — lest I am thought to be making some kind of snarky remark, it is an honest assessment by a very, very slow reader but it sure does look like the kind of book I would like to study. Here is my recommendation for more on the Biden Crime family, if you can stomach it: Blood Money by Peter Schweizer. Below is the Amazon summary and it will truly turn your stomach to learn the actual facts of how this syndicate – because let’s face it that’s exactly what it is- works– highly recommended:

    It’s often said that China is in a cold war with America. The reality is far worse: the war is hot, and the body count is one-sided.

    China is killing Americans and working aggres­sively to maximize the carnage while our leaders remain passive and, in some cases, compliant. Why?

    If anyone could crack the code, it’s the renowned nonpartisan investigator Peter Schweizer. Schweizer’s previous three number one New York Times bestsellers sent shock waves through official Wash­ington, sparking FBI investigations and congres­sional probes that continue to this day.

    For Blood Money, Schweizer and his team of forensic investigators spent more than two years scouring a trove of restricted Chinese military documents, data-mining a mountain of American financial records, and tracking US political lead­ers’ investments and family businesses. Schweizer unloads bombshell after bombshell, exposing the Chinese Communist Party’s covert operations in the American drug trade, social justice movement, and medical establishment to sow chaos and deca­dence in the United States.

    A towering achievement of investigative jour­nalism, Blood Money is one of those rare books that makes you clearly see the world anew.

    God Help us. 

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  19. Jim George Member
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    Headedwest (View Comment):

    Clarendon (View Comment):

    Jim McConnell (View Comment):

    I long ago ran out of words to express the disgust I feel for this man as a person and as a president. I doubt he has said an honest word or performed an honest task since kindergarten.

    I am a broken record on this, so apologies if you have heard this before. You have no idea how right you are. The chapters in this book dealing with Biden will absolutely confirm and reinforce your view. What is most fascinating is how he is a product of his upbringing, and how he has passed certain things on to his progeny. https://www.amazon.com/What-Takes-Way-White-House/dp/0679746498

    I lived near Philadelphia when Biden first got elected to the Senate. The Philadelphia media covered Delaware politics extensively. He was a garbage human being then, and nothing has changed since. When I see the empty hulk of a human he is now, I find myself unable to care. He deserves the worst outcome that can happen.

     

    I read an article this morning which brings home, once again, what garbage this entire family really is about Navy Joan’s mom, Lunden (?), being interviewed by Megan Kelly about her new book. It is a poignant story of how these wretched people have pretended their own granddaughter simply didn’t exist and then finally acknowledged her primarily due to politics, not love. In the Deep South we have a couple of phrases with which to describe families like this none of which are suited for polite company or certainly for this age of heightened sensitivites in which so many delicate little feelings can be hurt with mere words. However, it is entirely possible that a number of our fellow Ricochetti are quite familiar with them and may have even used one or two of them at some time in their life. However, the word garbage is a good stand-in for what I really want to say. Five more months; hope we make it. 

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  20. kedavis Coolidge
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    Headedwest (View Comment):

    Clarendon (View Comment):

    Jim McConnell (View Comment):

    I long ago ran out of words to express the disgust I feel for this man as a person and as a president. I doubt he has said an honest word or performed an honest task since kindergarten.

    I am a broken record on this, so apologies if you have heard this before. You have no idea how right you are. The chapters in this book dealing with Biden will absolutely confirm and reinforce your view. What is most fascinating is how he is a product of his upbringing, and how he has passed certain things on to his progeny. https://www.amazon.com/What-Takes-Way-White-House/dp/0679746498

    I lived near Philadelphia when Biden first got elected to the Senate. The Philadelphia media covered Delaware politics extensively. He was a garbage human being then, and nothing has changed since. When I see the empty hulk of a human he is now, I find myself unable to care. He deserves the worst outcome that can happen.

     

    I doubt he has – and probably never had – the self-awareness to properly suffer from it.

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  21. Clarendon Coolidge
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    Jim George (View Comment):

    Clarendon (View Comment):

    Jim McConnell (View Comment):

    I long ago ran out of words to express the disgust I feel for this man as a person and as a president. I doubt he has said an honest word or performed an honest task since kindergarten.

    I am a broken record on this, so apologies if you have heard this before. You have no idea how right you are. The chapters in this book dealing with Biden will absolutely confirm and reinforce your view. What is most fascinating is how he is a product of his upbringing, and how he has passed certain things on to his progeny. https://www.amazon.com/What-Takes-Way-White-House/dp/0679746498

    Thanks for that recommendation; judging by the size of the book I will try to set aside a couple of months to get through it — lest I am thought to be making some kind of snarky remark, it is an honest assessment by a very, very slow reader but it sure does look like the kind of book I would like to study. Here is my recommendation for more on the Biden Crime family, if you can stomach it: Blood Money by Peter Schweizer. Below is the Amazon summary and it will truly turn your stomach to learn the actual facts of how this syndicate – because let’s face it that’s exactly what it is- works– highly recommended:

    It’s often said that China is in a cold war with America. The reality is far worse: the war is hot, and the body count is one-sided.

    China is killing Americans and working aggres­sively to maximize the carnage while our leaders remain passive and, in some cases, compliant. Why?

    If anyone could crack the code, it’s the renowned nonpartisan investigator Peter Schweizer. Schweizer’s previous three number one New York Times bestsellers sent shock waves through official Wash­ington, sparking FBI investigations and congres­sional probes that continue to this day.

    For Blood Money, Schweizer and his team of forensic investigators spent more than two years scouring a trove of restricted Chinese military documents, data-mining a mountain of American financial records, and tracking US political lead­ers’ investments and family businesses. Schweizer unloads bombshell after bombshell, exposing the Chinese Communist Party’s covert operations in the American drug trade, social justice movement, and medical establishment to sow chaos and deca­dence in the United States.

    A towering achievement of investigative jour­nalism, Blood Money is one of those rare books that makes you clearly see the world anew.

    God Help us.

    One of the virtues of the book is that it was written in the early 1990s, before everything became so political. The author takes a real, classical, reporter’s approach to the subject. In other words, unlike many authors today, he didn’t start out with an axe to grind against Biden (or the other candidates profiled), so the honest look is all the more damning.

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