The Joke’s On Whom?

So Joe Biden got caught actually reading the script instructions his handlers had given him.  In claiming it was a joke, they are asking us to believe Joe is capable of telling a joke.  If he were really doing a comedy sketch, it was from Burns and Allen"

George:  "Say Good night, Gracie."

Gracie:  "Good Night, Gracie."


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Thomas Fleming

Thomas Fleming is president of the Fleming Foundation. He is the author of six books, including The Morality of Everyday Life and The Politics of Human Nature, as well as many articles and columns for newspapers, magazines,and learned journals. He holds a Ph.D. in Classics from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and a B.A. in Greek from the College of Charleston. He served as editor of Chronicles: a Magazine of American Culture from 1984 to 2015 and president of The Rockford Institute from 1997-2014. In a previous life he taught classics at several colleges and served as a school headmaster in South Carolina

4 Responses

  1. Michael Strenk says:

    Biden is more like Don Ameche’s character in Folks! if the character had been written as a kleptocratic pervert. In a lucid moment he might say to Hunter, “Son, I know you need more cash for prostitutes and crack. I want you to know that I’m always here for you. Go ahead and sell Ukraine,” then, “Who made a mess in my shorts?! That crafty Trump!”

  2. Harry Colin says:

    Biden is multi-talented as an actor; he also certainly resembles Jethro of the Beverly Hillbillies, absent the charm, of course.

  3. Allen Wilson says:

    What I have heard is that it is the State Department that is running the show, at least in foreign affairs (and I suspect that it may be doing so in domestic affairs to some degree), and that the Sec. of State is telling Joe what to do. And who is telling the Sec. what to do? In other words, who is really calling the shots? His mentor, HRC. Considering the magnitude of the catastrophe unfolding across the western world, it just fits. It would have to be her. Who else would be so destructively evil? I can just hear her cackling out loud at all the suffering she has wrought. Sometimes super villains step out of the comic books and Marvel movies and become real.

  4. Michael Strenk says:

    I’m afraid, Mr. Wilson that there are dozens, perhaps hundreds or more, just like HRC, many with the access and motivations shared by her and just as sociopathically insane. I think that we have a sort of happening, a gathering of inept but powerful and motivated nut-jobs intent to grab it all while they still might be able to enjoy it. They forefathers were just as greedy and insane, but they still had enough of the Puritanical ethic to be willing to delay gratification, even for generations. The current hatching are all products of the sixties and later. Delayed gratification is not on the schedule. They’ll have it now or turn over the whole game board.