The confused President Biden Casually mocked the Irish while botching his wife’s family history during a gaffe-filled appearance in Delaware Friday
“I may be Irish, but I’m not stupid,” Biden inexplicably said as he greeted 102-year-old World War II veteran Ray Firmani during a town hall on veterans’ benefits in New Castle (Delaware)
“I married Dominic Giacoppa’s daughter,” Biden continued. “So, you know, I got a little Italian in me now, you know?”
Military veterans and federal officials were invited to attend. the Off-script Comments in puzzled silence — but critics on Twitter took comic umbrage at the ethnic slur.
“Hate crime,” self-described Irish Catholic reporter Mary Margaret Olohan postedWith a clip of video the Do not offend.
“Just casual old school anti-Irish stereotyping,” Washington Examiner reporter Jerry Dunleavy wrote.
Others noted that Biden had muddled his wife Jill’s genealogy.
“Giacoppa was actually Jill Biden’s grandfather, not her father,” wrote Steve GuestTed Cruz’s communications advisor, “Joe Biden gets the dumbest things wrong.”
The bizarre comments — which rehashed a line Biden trotted out on St. Patrick’s Day earlier this year — came moments before the An 80-year-old President spun an impossible sequence that created a Purple Heart, which was apparently mythical for Frank. BidenWho fought? in World War II.
These were the Recent in A long list of gaffes and flubs as well as outright fabrications. Biden Has committed more than five decades of service in Public life.
Biden’s mental acuity as the The US’s oldest president is becoming increasingly popular in question — particularly after he searched a crowd for the late Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.) in September. Six weeks later, she had publicly mourned her loss and called her relatives to share her condolences.