Once upon a time, when it looked as though the Left might realize its dream of seeing a Pete Buttigieg or an Elizabeth Warren as the 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, they felt free to tell it like it is regarding Joe Biden. “Biden’s Mental Decline Is an Open Secret” blared the title of a video compiled by Rebel HQ, a YouTube channel that claims to be a “central hub for progressive leaders, movements, and news.” Biden’s primary rivals were likewise unfettered in their assessments of his lack of ability. Sen. Cory Booker, betraying the fact he’s not a football fan, expressed concerns about “Biden’s ability to carry the ball across the end line [sic] without fumbling.” Bernie Sanders’s campaign co-chairwoman Nina Turner was far more direct in her language, telling The Atlantic that endorsing Biden would be “like saying to somebody, ‘You have a bowl of sh*t in front of you, and all you’ve got to do is eat half of it instead of the whole thing.’ It’s still sh*t.”
But all of that changed once the horrific reality set in that Biden would be the party’s standard bearer in the 2020 election. The party went into immediate high-level damage control, making sure that Biden’s non-stop gaffes and Swiss cheese memory got zero media coverage. (RELATED: How long will the Left put up with Biden’s ‘candid observations’ (aka bigoted comments)?)
The one thing the Democrats neglected to account for was views expressed by the national media of America’s allies abroad. This became a reality last Friday, when Sky News anchor Cory Bernardi “went there,” shredding Biden’s battle with age-related dementia.
“Never before has the leader of the free world been so cognitively compromised,” Bernardi said during a live segment on Australian television. “It’s clear to me at the least that U.S. President Joe Biden is struggling with dementia and is clearly not up to the task he’s been sworn in to do.”
But Bernardi didn’t just go after Biden. He also had words for the lying propagandists in the lying liberal American mainstream media, calling them the “Biden protection racket.” “Such was the hatred of Donald Trump by the partisan and poisonous mainstream media that they chose not to highlight anything that may have derailed a Biden victory,” he said, adding:
Even now, after he has been sworn in, many of them are still refusing to speak the truth about Biden’s lack of capacity.