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Rebl2

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55. I also
Sat Feb 24, 2024, 02:04 PM
Feb 24

noticed when Obama, when answering questions from press, would often pause before he answered their questions. I think he did this to organize his thoughts and was being careful in how he answered their question. I appreciated that, and that he was thoughtful in how he answered their questions.

The thing about older people [View all] edhopper Feb 24 OP
Agree with you 100% Diamond_Dog Feb 24 #1
You are on target snowybirdie Feb 24 #2
I am 80 and could be President because I would surround myself with smart, efficient patricia92243 Feb 24 #3
That's the key to responding to anyone making the argument that President Biden is too old. Harker Feb 24 #6
Well done.. I'll be in that decade Cha Feb 24 #67
I think you put that very nicely. Harker Feb 24 #4
Biden pauses DownriverDem Feb 24 #5
This is also true edhopper Feb 24 #7
I also Rebl2 Feb 24 #55
Yes. I worked closely for years with a colleague Demobrat Feb 24 #66
And when Biden does stumble over words, it is often because of his stutter. Bev54 Feb 24 #8
All of this... Hope22 Feb 24 #9
Was Franklin Deleno Roosevelt Successful? Stuart G Feb 24 #48
Your comment is very rude to people who navigate on wheels. Nt Hope22 Feb 24 #56
I think that was a rhetorical question. LisaM Feb 24 #70
His age makes many things more difficult but he overcomes it. That is what counts. twodogsbarking Feb 24 #10
As someone who just made it to 76 mountain grammy Feb 24 #11
I want to be Joe Biden when I grow up. Well he is only 6 years older,. yellowdogintexas Feb 25 #76
Good comments, all Seinan Sensei Feb 24 #12
Speaking only for myself and being a somewhat younger TheKentuckian Feb 24 #13
Compare Pres Biden's occasional slip, or verbal hesitation to TFG's. Here is some of TFG's "poetry" FailureToCommunicate Feb 24 #14
Some of the comments made by the stinking Nazi Farmer-Rick Feb 24 #30
Yikes yikes yikes. How can ANY thinking person -of ANY color- this is blob is fine? FailureToCommunicate Feb 24 #49
The problem is, it doesn't seem to matter with voters. 3Hotdogs Feb 24 #15
He's our only candidate. llmart Feb 24 #24
Did I miss something or someone? walkingman Feb 24 #44
Just the musings of an old man edhopper Feb 24 #45
Who is? shrike3 Feb 24 #62
You are so right edhopper. I also see a thoughtful man with wisdom to offer, remembreing c-rational Feb 24 #16
Not all poems rhyme. twodogsbarking Feb 24 #17
The media can't find any dirt to throw at Presidents Biden dlk Feb 24 #18
As someone who is nearing 70, Mr.Bee Feb 24 #19
Well said edhopper Feb 24 #35
EXCELLENT post, Mr.Bee. calimary Feb 24 #65
Well said, my friend! FakeNoose Feb 24 #20
Mental acuity? He's lost none of what matters. Neither have I. But it's not just that. paleotn Feb 24 #21
When does his age become a liability? Basic LA Feb 24 #22
His age liability is real but vastly exaggerated by the media. hay rick Feb 24 #29
Post removed Post removed Feb 24 #38
What the ever loving fuck!! edhopper Feb 24 #46
We HAD a President in a wheelchair. He did pretty well, as I recall. FailureToCommunicate Feb 24 #52
Electability llmart Feb 24 #33
If wheelchairs were concerning, Greg Abbott would not be governor of TX Generic Brad Feb 24 #36
Than you agree with a wheelchair? Basic LA Feb 24 #41
I disagree with your premise Generic Brad Feb 24 #43
Again, what the fuck are you talking about edhopper Feb 24 #47
We can't pretend everything's fine. Basic LA Feb 24 #54
He does not have trouble walking and talking edhopper Feb 24 #57
No need for the 'tude. Basic LA Feb 24 #61
Trouble walking and talking? shrike3 Feb 24 #63
Must be my imagination. Basic LA Feb 24 #64
He has a life-long stutter GenThePerservering Feb 24 #71
OK, let's hope so. Basic LA Feb 24 #73
Must be. I don't see it. shrike3 Feb 25 #80
I think some people react to his slow walk and squinting spooky3 Feb 24 #23
I'm 69. I returned to Berkeley in 2022 to finally finish my Sociology BA, and I graduated last year. deurbano Feb 24 #25
And making sure he doesn't say anything he should say regarding classified or not ready to disclosed info. LiberalFighter Feb 24 #26
The times I have seen and heard him talk for an extended period shows he has it together. LiberalFighter Feb 24 #27
I'm only 65, but I find my energy goes in more useful directions than it once did getagrip_already Feb 24 #28
You have much more wisdom and common sense than many younger people. Pepsidog Feb 24 #31
Agree. republianmushroom Feb 24 #32
I think a more recent video would be more convincing to those that need convincing Freethinker65 Feb 24 #34
K&R redqueen Feb 24 #37
+1,000,000 highplainsdem Feb 24 #39
An old man guided this country through the worst pandemic we'd ever experienced. llmart Feb 24 #40
70s here, but I question whether younger people see it like I do. As Bill Maher said a few weeks ago, Silent Type Feb 24 #42
A wise grandpa nowforever Feb 24 #50
President Biden has not lost a step and is an amazing person LetMyPeopleVote Feb 24 #51
Well that's a little far Polybius Feb 24 #59
I am not too worry about the fitness issue if TFG is the opponent LetMyPeopleVote Feb 24 #68
We older folk have made mistakes, seen mistakes and learned a lot. BarbD Feb 24 #53
Kick / Rec JustAnotherGen Feb 24 #58
Amen. The 'old' thing is getting old. Stupid has no age limit, but age can bring wisdom. So keep that in mind, people. Joinfortmill Feb 24 #60
Late night talk hosts and comedians love to hit Biden on this. Hope22 Feb 24 #72
You're only young once, but you can be immature forever. Better Biden than a return of the toddler-in-chief. nt eppur_se_muova Feb 25 #77
I am 70 now and I could not perform Mr.Bill Feb 24 #69
With age comes the ability moniss Feb 24 #74
I often feel around my peers GenThePerservering Feb 24 #75
Obama was criticized for being cautious and careful, speaking slowly, using a teleprompter. betsuni Feb 25 #78
With any kind of good fortune . . . Bumbles Feb 25 #79
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