While Democrats keep claiming the coronavirus crisis would be handled better under their leadership, some believe their behavior strongly betrays this dubious assertion.
Of particular note is their uncanny, frequent and strangely shared inability to piece together coherent sentences that actually make sense.
For instance, observe House Speaker Nancy Pelosi trying to explain something during her weekly press conference this past Thursday:
I love these ridiculous clowns who contend they can do better than President Trump. This booze-and-Botox besotted old bag can’t manage her dentures, much less a pandemic. Between her and Biden, they can barely manage to put a coherent sentence together. pic.twitter.com/Ze2mvKpoRp
— James Woods (@RealJamesWoods) March 12, 2020
The outspoken conservative Hollywood actor summed up the critics’ thoughts in his tweet, writing how “ridiculous” it is that the same “clowns who contend they can do better than President Trump … can barely manage to put a coherent sentence together.”
And with both Pelosi and front-runner Democrat presidential candidate Joe Biden, whom Woods also referenced, this incoherence is a feature, not a bug.
Pelosi speaks like this at every single one of her press conferences. She constantly slurs her words, screws up her sentences and is forced to start from the beginning.
Whenever anyone on the right attempts to bring attention to her drunken speech habits, they’re accused of peddling “misinformation” and fake news, even when it’s real.
It’s exactly what happened when President Donald Trump posted the following edited — but not manipulated — footage last year of the speaker constantly stammering:
“PELOSI STAMMERS THROUGH NEWS CONFERENCE” pic.twitter.com/1OyCyqRTuk
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 24, 2019
“Fake news!” the left screamed.
Trump is sharing a fake video – and it was on Fox News! OMG! https://t.co/ID8t3PLbIk
— Amy Siskind ?️? (@Amy_Siskind) May 24, 2019
Of course, the president isn’t entirely innocent in regard to words. An analysis has shown that he speaks at a fourth-grade reading level.
“Trump speaks at a fourth-grade reading level. He has the lowest score and the worst vocabulary compared to the 14 presidents before him,” the International Business Times reported last month.
“The analysis was done after Trump tweeted that he was a ‘very stable genius.’ Despite his claims, the analysis proved otherwise because it showed that Trump has broken speech, fragmented sentences and limited vocabulary.”
According to Georgetown University linguist Jennifer Sclafani, however, the president’s simple but effective speaking style has “contributed to his overall image as a political outsider, giving him an ‘authentic’ impression,” as reported by IBT.
This suggests the president may perhaps purposefully be speaking at a fourth-grade reading level, especially given that speaking or writing “too smart” isn’t good for business. And lo and behold, it isn’t too great for politics either.
“Half of American adults can’t comprehend text written at an 8th-grade level. Books written at this level include: The Harry Potter series,” the digital marketing firm Mighty Citizen notes.
“The Affordable Care Act, by contrast, is written at a 13th-grade level—ensuring that some people who voted on it couldn’t comprehend it. If your marketing copy is written above an 8th-grade level, you are not communicating with a sizeable portion of your audience. Period.”
Those are the facts.
So while it’s true the president speaks in a “childish” fashion, per se, it’s not detrimental to either him or the Republican Party for him to do so. Nor does it signal incompetency. If anything, it may signal marketing brilliance.
The same may not be said of Pelosi’s clear-cut gaffes, slurs and stammers. Nor may it be said of Biden, whose “gaffes” have become so commonplace that he’s become a gold mine for meme-makers.
Speaking of which:
This meme is getting “fact checked” by CNN for sure! Bravo ? ? pic.twitter.com/so2BfhoG7l
— Mark Dice (@MarkDice) March 13, 2020
While it’s just speculation, both Pelosi and Biden do indeed often display what appear to be signs of dementia.
“It’s easy to overlook the early symptoms of dementia, which can be mild. It often begins with simple episodes of forgetfulness. People with dementia have trouble keeping track of time and tend to lose their way in familiar settings,” Healthline notes.
“As dementia progresses, forgetfulness and confusion grow. It becomes harder to recall names and faces.”
That sounds like Biden to a T:
Biden forgets Pres. Obama’s name:pic.twitter.com/CsfoaOtkZb
— Alex Salvi (@alexsalvinews) March 6, 2020
Sleepy Joe Biden forgets Declaration of Independence phrase! pic.twitter.com/0Q4tADeuZS
— Hodgetwins (@hodgetwins) March 5, 2020
OMG! Joe Biden actually forgets that hes running for President…
— ??Space Force One ?? (@amicah1) May 26, 2019
Pelosi is either intoxicated or intimidated as she makes the opening prayer for the National Prayer Breakfast. She stumbles over words and slurs a bit.
To my ear, this wasn’t a prayer, it was a political statement.
Pelosi truly needs to go!!
(I follow back Patriots.) pic.twitter.com/TDcWkQpQjt
— Don Purser (@DGPurser) February 6, 2020
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