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Putin meets Biden in Geneva

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Sandycat Wed 16-Jun-21 14:43:47

I wonder how Biden will fare in the 5 hour talks with Putin. He normally has a hard time carrying a sentence so hope his aides are on the ball with his ear piece. No sign of Jill this time.

Alegrias1 Wed 16-Jun-21 14:47:00

People with stammers do indeed have trouble "carrying sentences", whatever that means. Most of the time nowadays they don't have to put up with people mocking them for it.

Aveline Wed 16-Jun-21 14:49:44

Alegrias 👍

Sandycat Wed 16-Jun-21 14:56:11

I am NOT referring to his stammer but his inability to complete a coherent sentence without reading from notes.

Whitewavemark2 Wed 16-Jun-21 14:59:46

Sandycat

I am NOT referring to his stammer but his inability to complete a coherent sentence without reading from notes.

At least he makes sense unlike our pound shop Trump.

Casdon Wed 16-Jun-21 15:12:16

I’ve got no idea what you’re talking about Sandycat, he’s one of the most coherent and reasoned politicians I’ve heard for a long time. I wish we had some like him in the UK.

Sandycat Wed 16-Jun-21 15:38:58

Are you all serious - this is like the Emporer’s new clothes! I guess you haven’t watched him on the news clips. It’s obvious he has limited capacity, “Doctor” Jill should be charged with elder abuse for allowing him to be used as a front man for others.

growstuff Wed 16-Jun-21 15:40:46

Sandycat Are you an electioneer for the Republicans or something?

growstuff Wed 16-Jun-21 15:42:03

Are you, in fact, Trump, who probably has time on his hands now?

Alegrias1 Wed 16-Jun-21 15:46:11

"Doctor" Jill is actually Doctor Biden, a Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership from the University of Delaware.

Is it the whole family that you are unsuccessfully trying to discredit?

Casdon Wed 16-Jun-21 15:50:37

Sandycat of course we’ve watched him, how else would we be able to give an opinion founded on the facts of what he said and how it was put over? Your comments do make me wonder though, have you?

Sandycat Wed 16-Jun-21 16:09:35

Yes I have watched him on sources you probably haven’t discovered yet. Numerous doctors and dementia care workers have studied his behaviour and are left in no doubt about his condition. Never mind about that though as long as the orange man, bad tweeter got “beaten at the polls”. Ha ha.

Alegrias1 Wed 16-Jun-21 16:12:01

Oohh, do you have access to the dark web? Do tell.

Aveline Wed 16-Jun-21 16:16:21

I'd that the special dark web full of fake news and nonsense?

growstuff Wed 16-Jun-21 16:20:50

Sandycat

Yes I have watched him on sources you probably haven’t discovered yet. Numerous doctors and dementia care workers have studied his behaviour and are left in no doubt about his condition. Never mind about that though as long as the orange man, bad tweeter got “beaten at the polls”. Ha ha.

Are you sure you're not Mr Tango?

Sandycat Wed 16-Jun-21 16:42:54

There are none so blind who cannot see. (or just don’t want to!) I will leave you all to your delusions. With regard to Mr Biden time will tell.

Casdon Wed 16-Jun-21 17:07:23

You’re right Sandycat there are none so blind as those that can’t see (other than those who are deluded enough to believe conspiracy theories, obviously). However in the event that you were right, we will console ourselves in remembering that there is a bright, competent woman as his deputy waiting in the wings when the time comes

Casdon Wed 16-Jun-21 17:32:28

Feedback from President Putin:-
‘1317:13
Putin: Joe Biden is 'very different' from predecessor
President Putin gave Joe Biden a rare compliment, describing him as an "experienced statesman".

They spoke in detail for two hours, Putin said, not something you could do with most politicians.

"He is very different from President Trump,” Putin said.’

Aveline Wed 16-Jun-21 18:36:43

Sounds like he respected Biden. A nice change for him to talk to a grown up -after Trump.

Katie59 Wed 16-Jun-21 19:53:05

Biden has had a very long career in politics and as far is we can tell no dirt has stuck to him, despite the Republicans best effort. He may not be a great orator but a hell of a lot better than Trump, in every way and does take the advice of his advisors.
The Republicans really hate Democrats, Obama was the devil incarnate to them, Biden is slightly less bad, so take no notice of them

Kali2 Wed 16-Jun-21 20:18:22

Slighty less black too.

Lisagran Wed 16-Jun-21 21:19:31

Kali2

Slighty less black too.

Wow

Kali2 Wed 16-Jun-21 21:32:38

wow indeed- but let's not pretend this did not have a huge impact on Republicans, sadly, disgustingly, and worse.

GagaJo Wed 16-Jun-21 21:41:24

Possibly he has problems retaining a train of thought. As do I. However, I am currently successfully working one full time teaching job, two other part time teaching jobs and also marking heading towards 1000 exam papers.

Not being able to keep a long string of words in mind is no measure of ability.

Johnson may have plenty of words but they're all bullsh*t. Fat lot of good his bluster and waffle ever do us.

Chewbacca Wed 16-Jun-21 22:50:46

Slighty less black too.

shock Did you really mean to say that kali2? Really?