August 8, 2019: He tells the Asian & Latino Coalition in Des Moines, Iowa, that ‘poor kids are just as bright and just as talented as white kids.’
He attempted to clear up his statement, adding: ‘Wealthy kids, black kids, Asian kids — no, I really mean it. But think how we think about it … mWe think how we’re going to dumb it down. They can do anything anybody else can do given a shot.’
Later that day he tells a crowd: ‘We choose unity over division. We choose science over fiction. We choose truth over facts.’
August 9: Biden was accosted by a right-wing Turning Point USA staffer at a rally in Iowa. ‘How many genders are there?’ He asked.
Biden replied: ‘There are at least three.’
The reporter said, ‘What are they?’
And Biden responded: ‘Don’t play games with me, kid.’ Biden then shook someone in the crowd’s hand before turning back and saying, ‘By the way, the first one to come out for marriage was me.’
August 10: Biden says he was VP when the Parkland school shooting took place, even though it occurred in 2018.
‘Those kids in Parkland came up to see me when I was vice president,’ he told a reporter.
A campaign official clarified that Biden meant the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, in December 2012.
August 24: Biden mistakes New Hampshire for Vermont.
Speaking in Keene, NH, he said: ‘I love this place. Look, what’s not to like about Vermont in terms of the beauty of it?’
September 2: Biden appears confused about the definition of a magazine for a rifle, telling supporters in Iowa: ‘The idea that we don’t have elimination of assault type weapons, magazines that can hold multiple bullets in them, it’s absolutely mindless.’
By definition a magazine holds multiple rounds.
September 25: Biden forgot the name of the last Supreme Court nominee under President Barack Obama on Jimmy Kimmel’s show.
‘Back when, when they were holding up before Trump got elected, they were holding up, uh, um, the nomination of the president put forward for the Supreme Court,’ Biden rambled.
‘Merrick Garland,’ Kimmel said.
‘Merrick Garland, a really fine man,’ Biden added.
November 2: Says he’s in Ohio when he’s in Iowa.
November 20: Biden claimed that he had the backing of the Senate’s only black female Senator during a Democratic debate.
‘I have more people supporting me in the black community that have vouched for me because they know who I am… The only African-American woman who’s ever been elected to the United States Senate.’
Senator Kamala Harris corrected him, saying: ‘That’s not true. The other one is here!’
December 5: He called a voter a ‘damn liar’ and ‘fat’ after he asked if his son Hunter earned a job on the board of a Ukrainian gas company as a result of his father’s high office.
‘You’re a damn liar, and that’s not true,’ Biden snapped at him. ‘I’m not sedentary. You want to check my shape, let’s do push ups together, let’s run, let’s do whatever you want to do, let’s take an IQ test.’
He continued, ‘But look, fat, here’s the deal.’
February 9, 2020: Biden called a 21-year-old woman a ‘lying, dog-faced pony soldier’ during a Q&A in New Hampshire.
Asked by the economics student Madison Moore about his poor performances in the Iowa caucuses, he asked if she’d ever attended a caucus. Moore said she had and Biden hit back: ‘No you haven’t! You’re a lying, dog-faced pony soldier.’
February 24: In South Carolina he said: ‘My name’s Joe Biden. I’m a Democratic candidate for the United States Senate.’
During the same speech he claimed to to have worked with Chinese leader ‘Deng Xiaoping’ on the Paris Climate Accord – Deng died in 1997.
February 25: During the final Democratic debate he claimed that ‘150 million people have been killed since 2007’ by guns. If that were the case, half the American population would be dead.
March 1: He calls Fox News host Chris Wallace ‘Chuck,’ and then claims it was because he’d had a recent interview with NBC’s Chuck Todd.
March 3: He confused Super Tuesday with ‘Super Thursday.’
And during the same speech he botched the Declaration of Independence, saying: ‘We hold these truths to be self-evident. All men and women are created, by the, you know, you know the thing.’
March 3: He confused his wife with his sister on stage at a rally in California.
‘By the way, this is my little sister Valerie!’ Biden said while grabbing his wife’s right hand. ‘And I’m Jill’s husband,’ he went on while reaching for his sister’s.
March 9: ‘Together, I think we can win back the House,’ Biden said before correcting himself. ‘We’re gonna keep the House, increase it and flip the Senate.’
March 10: Biden pledged to ban the ‘AR-14,’ (instead of AR-15) when challenged by a worker who accused him of ‘trying to diminish our second amendment right and take away our guns.’
April: He appeared to forget Barack Obama’s name while discussing Russia’s annexation of Crimea.
‘Because they invaded another country and annexed a significant portion of it called Crimea. He’s saying that it was president – my boss – it was his fault.’
May 22: Biden tells radio host Charlmagne the God that ‘if you have a problem figuring out whether you’re for me or Trump, then you ain’t black.’
August 31: Speaking at a steel factory in Pittsburgh, he stumbled badly over his words, saying: ‘COVID has taken this year, just since the outbreak, has taken more than 100 years. Look, here’s, the lives, it’s just, it’s uh, I mean think about it. More lives this year than any other year for the past 100 years.’
September 15: Biden says that wealthy people were able to stay home during lockdown because ‘some black woman was able to stack the grocery shelf.’
Speaking to a group of veterans in Tampa, Florida, he said: ‘The American public, the blinders have been taken off. They’ve all of a sudden seen a hell of a lot clearer.
‘They’re saying: “Jeez, the reason I was able to stay sequestered in my home is because some black woman was able to stack the grocery shelf.”‘
September 20: Biden said that 200 million had died of coronavirus, confusing a million for a thousand.
‘It’s estimated that 200 million people have died probably by the time I finish this talk,’ he said.
September 21: He botches the pledge of allegiance, saying: ‘I pledge allegiance to the United States of America, one nation, indivisible, under God, for real.’
The correct text is: ‘I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.’
October 12: He appeared to forget that he ran against Mitt Romney in 2012.
‘You may remember,’ Biden said when telling reporters he was opposed to Democrats criticizing Amy Coney Barrett’s faith, ‘I got in trouble when we were running against that senator who was a Mormon, the governor.’
October 24: He tells a virtual meeting: ‘We have put together, I think, the most extensive and inclusive voter fraud organization in the history of American politics.’
October 25: He got confused about who is president, calling him, ‘George.’
Speaking at the ‘I Will Vote Concert’ Biden said: ‘Four more years of George, er, George, er, he – we’re going to find ourselves in a position where, if Trump gets elected, we’re going to be in a different world.’
He was aided by his wife Jill who appeared to mutter ‘Trump,’ under her breath while Biden struggled for the words.