While waiting for Joe Biden to walk down the aisle of the House chamber in preparation for his first quasi-State of the Union Address, most members of his team were probably keeping their fingers crossed that he wouldn’t trip. But ABC News’s Brian Williams had other things on his mind — like dead air. So to fill the void until Biden’s grand entrance, Williams ad-libbed about the unfairness of Biden having to begin his presidency in the midst of a pandemic:
He has been robbed so much of the majesty and pomp of the job, campaign stops, convention speech. After he won giving his acceptance in a parking lot, in Wilmington and an inaugural address before an empty mall in Washington, D.C.
— Brendan Gutenschwager (@BGOnTheScene) October 16, 2020
Since he’s become president, he’s had plenty of moments to showcase his dignified side. Here he is explaining his signature legislative triumph:
Biden tries to explain the Covid bill. This moron is President? Wow. ?? pic.twitter.com/s4KA6lCidQ
— ??Maggie VandenBerghe?? (@FogCityMidge) March 6, 2021
For those who need further convincing that Biden has “leader of the free world” stamped all over him, join me for a short stroll down memory lane.