Top Biden Staffer Calls it a “Disgusting Smear Tactic” to Question His Mental Fitness

Appearing on Fox News, Joe Biden’s communication director Kate Bedingfield called it a “disgusting smear tactic” to question 77 year old Joe Biden’s mental fitness to be President.

Ed Henry:

I want to ask you about the videos that keep coming out. Whether it was the one over the weekend where Joe Biden seemed to be struggling to talk about whether or not you should vote for him or Donald Trump’s reelection. Bottom line is you know the Trump campaign is pushing these videos out there, and they’re asking a basic question. Is Joe Biden fit to be commander-in-chief? How do you answer that?

Kate Bedingfield:

I have to say this is a disgusting smear tactic, and this kind of thing is exactly why people want Joe Biden to be president. This kind of false, misleading, basically conspiracy theory, a desperate 

Ed Henry:

I’ll let you talk Hang on. How is it a smear tactic to ask you about a video where the vice president, in his own words, struggles to complete a sentence? How is that a smear tactic?

Kate Bedingfield:

Ed, respectfully, how many times have you struggled to complete a sentence on air? That’s ridiculous. Let’s roll the tape. That’s ridiculous.


Jordan Uh tweeted the latest example of Biden seeming to completely lose his train of thought.

Jordan tweeted:

In a bizarre, meandering livestream put on by Joe Biden’s campaign today, he forgets what year it is and when, if he doesn’t lose, he would be in office.

At another point, he seemingly forgets he’s on a live stream and walks out of frame. The feed cuts away to a logo instead.

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