If you thought Joe Biden came off as little too smooth in his one-on-one debate with Bernie Sanders Sunday, rest easy. The former vice president is still the same guy who couldn’t remember the name of the president he served under for eight years. The same guy who pledged at a rally to increase premiums and make sure that healthcare is “not quality, but only affordable.” The same guy, in short, who keeps proving again and again that he lacks the mental stability to take on the demanding job of President of the United States.
His latest moment of confusion came after Tuesday’s primary in which Biden racked up three more victories, including the delegate-rich state of Florida. He delivered his victory speech via live stream. The content was as predictable as it is unimportant to this story, which began the instant the live feed ended.
As the video below shows, after Biden finished his prepared speech, he stood staring blankly into the camera like a deer caught in the headlights. Maybe he forgot for a moment where he was and thought he was waiting for a bus.
After a pregnant pause, his wife can be seen striding into the frame, seeming to rouse him from a reverie. After a brief embrace, she departs stage right, but Biden remains, seeming to peer longingly into the camera, as though he expects something more to happen — maybe a round of applause from a live audience.
I’m no shrink, but if you ask me, this guy isn’t all there.
Jill Biden is emerging as a real villain in this campaign. How can she keep doing this to her husband?pic.twitter.com/wzNhKFQvWT
— Plain Ol' Johnny Graz (@jvgraz) March 18, 2020