President Joe Biden continues to make embarrassing blunders, this time mixing up French President Emmanuel Macron with the deceased former French leader, François Mitterrand. During a campaign rally in Las Vegas, Biden recounted a meeting with G7 leaders, claiming to have spoken with “Mitterand from Germany,” failing to recognize that Mitterrand was actually the president of France from 1981 to 1995 and passed away in 1996.
Biden’s confusion and misrepresentation of world leaders raise serious doubts about his mental acuity and fitness for office. It’s becoming increasingly clear that he struggles to keep track of basic facts and historical figures. A recent poll showed that over 50% of voters are “very concerned” about Biden’s cognitive health and its potential impact on his ability to lead the country for a second term.
WATCH: Joe Biden says he recently met with “Mitterand from Germany.”
Mitterand was the FRENCH President between 1981 and 1995.
He also died in 1996. pic.twitter.com/W0YPBDp69n
— Raheem. (@RaheemKassam) February 5, 2024
This debacle is just the latest in a string of high-profile gaffes by the 81-year-old president. It’s time for the Biden administration to address these concerns and provide transparency regarding his mental state. The American people deserve a leader who is sharp, focused, and in touch with reality, not someone who can’t differentiate between living and deceased world leaders.
In stark contrast, former President Donald Trump’s occasional slip-ups pale in comparison to Biden’s consistent pattern of confusion and misinformation. Despite being 77 years old, Trump’s mental acuity remains a non-issue for the majority of voters, as indicated by the significantly lower percentage expressing concern about his cognitive health.
The Washington Examiner reached out to the Biden campaign for comment, but the silence on this matter speaks volumes. The American public deserves honesty and accountability from its leaders, and it’s time for President Biden to confront the serious questions surrounding his cognitive abilities. Until then, his repeated blunders will continue to erode confidence in his fitness to lead the nation.