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Biden calls Trump a 'fool' for mocking masks during pandemic

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“He's supposed to lead by example,” Biden said.

One fact we can be sure of is that our dear president , trump will never be a role model to anyone.

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“He's supposed to lead by example,” Biden said.

Or even just lead.

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*Trump later retweeted a post that appeared to make fun of a photo of Biden in his mask, though he later said he didn't mean to be critical. In an interview with CNN, Biden responded, *“He’s a fool, an absolute fool, to talk that way.”

Jeez, Joe was being kind...

Federal officials have recommended that people cover their nose and mouth in public when other measures, such as practicing social distancing of at least 6 feet (1.8 meters), aren't possible. But the issue has become increasingly politically charged, with Trump refusing to wear a mask and polls finding that conservative Americans are more likely to forgo them as well.

Darwinism at work...

“But he was standing outside with his wife, perfect conditions, perfect weather," Trump said. "They’re inside, they don’t wear masks and so I thought it was very unusual that he had one on. But I thought that was fine. I wasn’t criticizing him at all. Why would I ever do a thing like that?”

Trump talks about the weather while in the real world the fatality rate in the US goes over 100K...all during his "reign"...

No doubt he'll be on the golf course next week when the total goes even higher...

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Biden is the "fool" because he has been hiding in his basement and letting his team write the remarks to Trump's comments. Biden came out dressed in black to lay a wreath for several reasons, but "words count" and he hasn't expressed any plans for anything except raise taxes on individuals and businesses. Does anyone really believe Biden can take rapid questions as Trump does before he goes on board the helicopter? His mentor, President Obama, taught him how to take any question and use 15 minutes to answer it.

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Photo's were available of Trump wearing a mask on his visit to the Ford factory, with the presidents seal on it.

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Photo's were available of Trump wearing a mask on his visit to the Ford factory, with the presidents seal on it.

Assuming you mean the mask had the seal (your comment was ambiguous), that would be a pretty cool mask if you were American.

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Trump doesn't need a mask, disinfectant made him invincible to the virus

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Biden is the "fool" because he has been hiding in his basement and letting his team write the remarks to Trump's comments. Biden came out dressed in black to lay a wreath for several reasons, but "words count" and he hasn't expressed any plans for anything except raise taxes on individuals and businesses. Does anyone really believe Biden can take rapid questions as Trump does before he goes on board the helicopter? His mentor, President Obama, taught him how to take any question and use 15 minutes to answer it.

Trump has proven that the ability to speak well is NOT a requirement of the presidency. For that matter, speaking coherently isn't even a requirement.

So the real question isn't whether Biden can answer questions rapid-fire like Trump, the real question is whether Biden and his cabinet would handle a crisis, like say a pandemic, better than Trump.

Over 100,000 dead would say yes. If they weren't dead.

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Brit Hume was correct, I don’t blame Trump one bit for not wearing that mask. Yikes.

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You know who was a fool? the liberal media reporter who went on a live shot complaining that no one was wearing a mask around him.

Then a passerby called him out by saying his cameraman and half his team werent wearing masks either. The reporter just shrugged like "so what?". The media takes off their masks as soon as they are off camera, we have already seen it.

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Biden should know that Trump was already secretly da-kine vaccinated courtesy of his pal Xi! Lol!

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Amid the coronavirus shutdown, Biden has been reduced to being a podcaster in his basement. I almost feel sorry for the guy.

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Joe Cool.

Biden 2020

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In an interview with CNN, Biden responded, “He’s a fool, an absolute fool, to talk that way.”

That's more like it, Joe! Call him out for what he is.

One fact we can be sure of is that our dear president , trump will never be a role model to anyone.

Unfortunately Trump is a role model, for far too many, for all the wrong reasons.

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Yes, please repeat the failures of 2016. Then cry about the electoral college some more. while having proposed no amendments to change it during the last 4 years.

Biden just needs to keep his mouth shut, and let Trump lose.

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To be honest, it wouldn't be any different to your usual day on JT.

The usual liberal retort.

Biden just needs to keep his mouth shut, and let Trump lose

But that’s Biden’s problem, he can’t, sooner or later he has to come out and fight and Jill can’t hold his hand and Trump will pile-drive Biden, so I have no idea what the Dems will do or what sorcerer they’ll conjure up to help Biden, but he’s in trouble.

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But that’s Biden’s problem, he can’t, sooner or later he has to come out and fight and Jill can’t hold his hand and Trump will pile-drive Biden, so I have no idea what the Dems will do or what sorcerer they’ll conjure up to help Biden, but he’s in trouble.

The debates will be straight-up juicy.

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The debates will be straight-up juicy.

Biden will refuse to debate this year. The virus makes it too risky, and the Democrats have nothing to gain by debating.

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no, just supporting the electoral college. which is how we have always determined who wins. your team must agree as they have made no effort to change the rules, just whine when they lose to it.

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The debates are already scheduled and plans proceeding. I wonder if Joe will still be wearing a mask at the end of September.

https://apnews.com/0a68bcc4ce778c1224960a1d4050b00c

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The debates are already scheduled and plans proceeding.

So is the RNC, but as the pres has made it clear, it's very easy to change plans.

Biden can do it with two words: "no thanks".

So easy.

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Biden calls Trump a 'fool' for mocking masks during pandemic

Biden was last heard saying that if you don’t wear a mask ‘you ain’t white’. Seriously Joe - you are unbelievable!

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Biden was last heard saying that if you don’t wear a mask ‘you ain’t white’. Seriously Joe - you are unbelievable!

Whereas Trump was last heard saying "if they are colored, put a C in a circle, so we know they're black and can deny their applications to live here".

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We don’t see much of Joe, so if he wants to wear a mask, we still don’t see enough of Joe, so I support the guy. Keep wearing the mask, Joe.

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Biden is such a corrupt politician. Couldn't stand the guy 15 years ago , can't stand him now. He will surely lose the election and once again the Democrats will have nobody to blame but themselves.

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Biden is such a corrupt politician. Couldn't stand the guy 15 years ago , can't stand him now. He will surely lose the election and once again the Democrats will have nobody to blame but themselves.

Yup, but he does have a pair of Ray Ban’s.

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So the real question isn't whether Biden can answer questions rapid-fire like Trump, the real question is whether Biden and his cabinet would handle a crisis, like say a pandemic, better than Trump.

Based on Biden's support for Obama's choices for Secretary of State and his current obvious dementia, I would say no.

Over 100,000 dead would say yes. If they weren't dead.

Don't presume to speak for the dead.

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Biden, meanwhile, has continued to face fallout from a remark he made Friday on “The Breakfast Club,” a radio program influential and popular in the black community. He had commented, “If you’ve got a problem figuring out whether you’re for me or for Trump, then you ain’t black.”

Trump moved at WARP SPEED with this one, (it is already in his campaign web site store)

https://shop.donaldjtrump.com/products/youaintblack-tee-1

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Not all of them. Cuomo is responsible for at least 25% of them.

Well if you insist on going down the road that any specific world leader is responsible for any deaths. Its actually China who is 100% responsible, you know this.

But why ruin a perfectly good "lets blame Trump for something he didnt do-orangemansobad" story

Well I can't, since they're dead by Trump's hand.

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Trump moved at WARP SPEED with this one, (it is already in his campaign web site store)

Straight from his factories in China1

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yes and a liberal media racist immediately claimed no way the people modeling the shirts were Trump supporters.

(spoiler alert: of course they are and easily proven so)

Trump moved at WARP SPEED with this one, (it is already in his campaign web site store)

https://shop.donaldjtrump.com/products/youaintblack-tee-1

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Not all of them. Cuomo is responsible for at least 25% of them.

Not according to your Dear Leader's rules. When two Americans died of Ebola under Obama's watch, Trump said he should resign.

Trump: responsibility lies at the top, unless I'm at the top, in which case responsibility lies anywhere else.

Which we all know is a respectable stance in a leader.

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you left out the part where state leaders demanded to be in charge of their own state's response and the President granted their request.

But ok, however you like to think about it. Strange that you dont blame any other world leaders constantly for all the deaths in their countries, but you do you.

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you left out the part where state leaders demanded to be in charge of their own state's response and the President granted their request.

You missed the part where the entire country has said in polls that they find Trump's response pathetic.

I mean, how much of a pathetic loser of a president, to have a crisis like this, which ALWAYS causes a bump, and have lost that bump before the election, in an election year?

What a loser.

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Fact: Less than 15,000 Americans were killed by the swine flu when Obama and Biden were in charge. Nearly 100,000 Americans have been killed by the Covid 19 pandemic under Trump's watch in much less time. Yet, Trump continues to claim that it's all Obama's fault.

Trump conveniently forgets that it was Obama and Biden who prevented no Americans to die from the Ebola outbreak in Africa during their time in office, since they soon recognized the threat and sent in a team to stop it from ever reaching America's shores. Also, Trump forgets that it was he who dismantled the pandemic response team that Obama and Biden had set up to tackle future diseases. It was Trump who also stopped funding of programs which would have provided alerts to possible pandemics, such as this.

So, I'm pretty sure that Biden would do a much better job of handling such a pandemic like this, than Trump has. At least he wouldn't downplay it like Trump, or try to shift blame to others, or cause delays in response time like Trump has.

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Judgement can be used when masking. But in certain situations, like when it's required among many people and works, like at a Ford plant, it's mandatory. That indeed was foolish of Trump to not have a mask on, and Biden saying he is 'a fool' is nothing I'd disagree with.

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Trump wearing a mask. Why does it remind me of the "Silence of the Lambs" so much?

Imagine if Trump was to bring out a line of "MAGA Masks". Lots of red, white and blue and all with a bold MAGA logo printed on the front. Men's, women's and children's sizes and styles available. Now imagine Trump wearing his "MAGA Mask" at every presser and corona update, extolling the use of proper masks (especially MAGA Masks") as the "perfect" solution for this pandemic. And then there's Twitter. Just imagine what he do there.

I wonder how long it would take for the act of wearing a mask to become a bad thing.

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Not all of them. Cuomo is responsible for at least 25% of them. 

Well if you insist on going down the road that any specific world leader is responsible for any deaths. Its actually China who is 100% responsible, you know this. 

But why ruin a perfectly good "lets blame Trump for something he didnt do-orangemansobad" story

Bingo!

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