The Politics Thread USA Edition

Spoonz Red E

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'Gaffe' photos and videos are a common means of political attack.
The videos usually last a few seconds and have edits.
The photos are opportunist (think Ed Milliband's bacon sandwich)

Biden does make gaffes.
However, there are hours and hours of video online of Joe Biden being perfectly cogent and reacting in real time to questions.

Trump must be delighted that his lazy habit of attributing meanspirited nicknames to rivals is bearing such fruit.
 

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'Gaffe' photos and videos are a common means of political attack.
The videos usually last a few seconds and have edits.
The photos are opportunist (think Ed Milliband's bacon sandwich)

Biden does make gaffes.
However, there are hours and hours of video online of Joe Biden being perfectly cogent and reacting in real time to questions.

Trump must be delighted that his lazy habit of attributing meanspirited nicknames to rivals is bearing such fruit.
Sorry Spoonz....but if Trump had done said gaffes, the world would be peeing itself laughing...vids aired constantly on auto loop.

Not that Trump would have...I don't think he used autocue much.

Instead we get apologists with a stream of excuses.

How does having a stutter elicit tales of men on the moon? The old duffer is ill - cognitive decline very clearly in evidence. Not that it is anything to laugh about, it's very sad seeing it, but let's all just call it what it is.
 

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Sorry Spoonz....but if Trump had done said gaffes, the world would be peeing itself laughing...vids aired constantly on auto loop.

Not that Trump would have...I don't think he used autocue much.

Instead we get apologists with a stream of excuses.

How does having a stutter elicit tales of men on the moon? The old duffer is ill - cognitive decline very clearly in evidence. Not that it is anything to laugh about, it's very sad seeing it, but let's all just call it what it is.
There are tons of Trump gaffe videos online.
Let me be clear - I'm not a fan of it being done to Trump either.

I'd rather concentrate on the real intent of what's being said - not the mistakes.

Here's a selection in one video.

 

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In the US at the moment there is a real shortage of Baby formula, It is believed that strains of the supply chain due to the pandemic (That excuse will run for years) Also and more worrying was the closure of a plant that makes the stuff due to a contamination issue. You'd think the (Still) biggest industrial and economic country in the world would not have an issue like this because one plant has to close, They say it'll take up to two months for supplies to get back to normal, This shows you put all your eggs in one basket it can come back and bite you.
 

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China had a few problems with infant formula a few years back. People were clearing UK supermarket shelves of it and selling them on eBay
 

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This also happens in Oz where people were clearing the shelves of it in bulk and then selling it on. The big 2 supermarkets here introduced limits on it for individual purchases but people still try and come back in stores a few mins later to buy another and so it goes on
 

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America and all it's swivel eyed loonies with guns! Jeez, fancy living some place where you'd have to think twice about sending your kid off to school every morning in case they never came home again.
 

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And straight away the Texas Attorney General suggests arming Teachers might be the solution.

How long before the conspiracy theories come out like after Sandy Hook?
 
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