Biden confuses Syria with Libya in disjointed, meandering remarks at G7

Biden confuses Syria with Libya in disjointed, meandering remarks at G7

He says Libya, they say Syria, let’s call the whole thing off.

On Sunday, Joe Biden gave America’s allies at the G7 a frighteningly vivid look at the man they will be dealing with on this side of the Atlantic going forward. In an effort to discuss cooperation with Russia, he not only confused Libya with Syria (three times, but who’s counting?) but said during one of his many uncomfortable pauses, “I shouldn’t be starting off negotiating in public here.” It almost appeared as though he was reading aloud marginal notes from his handlers on what not to do.

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Later, his fellow world leaders laughed at him, not with him, when he initiated this embarrassing exchange with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson as Johnson welcomed Presidents Cyril Ramaphosa  of South Africa Moon Jae-in of South Korea. The dialog is a little hard to decipher, but a transcript of the relevant portion follows:

Boris Johnson: And welcome to those who just joined us. … President Ramaphosa, President Moon . …

Joe Biden: And the president of South Africa.

Johnson: And the president of South Africa as, as, as I said.

Biden: Oh, you did?

Johnson: I certainly did.

The room broke out in laughter over this unintentional reenactment of the stateroom scene from the Marx Brothers’ “A Night at the Opera.”

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