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Politicians who bend the truth are as old as politics itself, but Kamala Harris bent it well beyond the breaking point on Stephen Colbert’s show Wednesday night when she hailed her chief, Old Joe Biden, as an “extraordinary leader.” As Old Joe himself might say, Come on, man! Would The Cackler now have us believe that the doddering figurehead who shakes hands with the empty air and has to be led around by handlers is any kind of leader at all? Why, yes, of course, she would. The Biden regime said goodbye to reality a long time ago. Rachel Levine is a female admiral? Sam Brinton is sane and competent? Sure, and Joe Biden is FDR.
As Matt Margolis noted, Harris began by saying: “Well, I have the great privilege of serving with Joe Biden,” and just in case anyone wasn’t sure to whom she was referring, our cool and capable vice president helpfully added: “who is the President of the United States.” When Colbert asked her if Old Joe understands what it’s like to be vice president, a strange question in light of the fact that Biden held that position for eight years and was a lot more in command of his mental faculties back then. Kamala answered:
He does. He does. He is — He really is a true partner, and he understands the job, and remember, we came in during the height of the pandemic. And so, so much of the work was about, okay, we’ve got to cover a lot of bases, and let’s figure out how between us how we can do it. But he is, um, an extraordinary leader and I wish that people could see what I see, because, uh, there’s only one person who sits behind that resolute desk. And the decisions that that person has to make are the decisions that nobody else in the country can make. And he’s an extraordinary leader. He really is.
Colbert’s far-Left audience ate this up, applauding wildly. Do they really think Old Joe is an extraordinary leader? Or did the applause sign light up and so they did what they were told? Harris, meanwhile, displayed some strange body language while saying all this, looking away from Colbert several times and repeatedly shaking her head (which is often the “no” signal, kids) as she sang her putative boss’ praises. I wouldn’t have been surprised if she had started blinking out the Morse Code for “TORTURE,” as U.S. Navy Commander Jeremiah Denton did when making a propaganda film for his North Vietnamese captors as a prisoner of war in 1966.
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