Is Joe Biden a compulsive liar?
Joe Biden has a long history of making gaffes, or verbal slips. Some people dismiss these gaffes as harmless mistakes, while others believe that they are evidence of a more serious problem, such as cognitive decline.
Joe Biden said on Monday, he visited Ground Zero the day after the September 11, 2001 attacks , that was a lie.
He actually visited Ground Zero on September 20, 2001, eight days after the attacks. Fact check: Biden falsely claims he was at Ground Zero 'the next day' after 9/11
There are many other examples that have been documented by fact-checkers and journalists.
In recent months, he has also falsely claimed to have witnessed a bridge collapse in Pittsburgh and to have had a conversation with an Amtrak conductor who was deceased at the time the story would have had to take place.
In 2020, he claimed to have marched in the civil rights movement. This claim was also later proven to be false.
He repeatedly says his son Beau Biden died in combat which is false. Biden’s son died from brain cancer in 2015.
Black Political Opinion: Is Joe Biden is a compulsive liar?
Biden's false statements have raised concerns about his age and mental acuity. He is the oldest person to ever serve as president of the United States, and he has been known to make gaffes and misstatements throughout his career.
Pathological lying, is a chronic behavior characterized by the habitual or compulsive tendency to lie. It involves a pervasive pattern of intentionally making false statements with the aim of deceiving others, sometimes without a clear or apparent reason. Individuals who engage in pathological lying often claim to be unaware of the motivations behind their lies.- (Wikipedia)
Biden's defenders often argue that he is not a liar, but simply someone who makes mistakes.
However, the frequency and severity of his alleged lies suggest otherwise. It is clear that Biden has a problem with honesty.
Whether Biden’s lies are malicious or intentional or a result of forgetfulness or confusion, it raises serious questions about his ability to continue to serve as president.
Where I'm from we call a spade a spade, and a liar a liar. Joe Biden appears to be a compulsive liar.
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