Tag: Gaffes

Join Jim and Greg as they cheer the August jobs report showing nearly 1.4 million new jobs and the unemployment rate dropping well below expectations. They also wade into the anonymous allegations in “The Atlantic” that President Trump uttered disparaging comments about our war dead and wounded veterans. And as Joe Biden starts making public appearances, the cringe-inducing moments come with him. Why does Biden never pay a price for comments that might sink other political figures?

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When do Joe Biden’s constant gaffes start to become a concern? Shortly after the shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, the former vice-president expressed his condolences to the families who lost loved ones “in Houston today and also in Michigan the day before.” Confusing both the locations and the timeline of events. Despite […]

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Promoted from the Ricochet Member Feed by Editors Created with Sketch. Reminder: A Gaffe is When a Politician Accidentally Tells the Truth

 

From Rep. Tom Price’s confirmation hearing, via Reason:

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When Dr. Ben Carson gave his closing statement on Saturday’s debate, he used a hoax Stalin quote. Preview Open

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“A gaffe is when a politician tells the truth – some obvious truth he isn’t supposed to say.” – Michael Kinsley Preview Open

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Contributor Post Created with Sketch. Is Biden the Punchline — or Is America?

 

Joe Biden is a punch line.

Our Vice President is more famous for his foolish pronouncements than he is for being second in command of the world’s greatest superpower. It has gotten so bad that a mere mention of his name provokes laughter, as late-night comics (and Clint Eastwood) can attest.

Contributor Post Created with Sketch. Reid Makes Another Ethnic Crack, Media Shrugs

 

For a media so obsessed with race, they sure are quick to forgive ethnic cracks made by people with a “D” after their name.

Mr. “Negro Dialect” himself, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, has stepped in it again after an embarrassing video was released this morning.