Eleven Unintended Moments of Joe Biden’s Truth in Acceptance Speech

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Joe Biden gave a speech online accepting the Democratic Party’s nomination for president on Thursday, August 20, 2020.

Advisers intended a safe, centrist speech. Biden avoided obvious gaffes during his delivery. But some odd moments crept in.

A hyperlink connected to the video portion of the speech is included in each headline below.

 

1.

But He Didn’t – Because They Couldn’t Cure That Disease Back Then …

 

“Stricken by a disease … FDR insisted that he would recover and prevail. … And he did …”

 

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2.

Fighting the TelePrompter – Never Has The Word ‘Realities’ Been Harder To Say

 

“and the undeniable realities, and just accelerating threats of climate change”

 

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3.

Uncle Joe’s Greatest Hope

 

“No rhetoric is needed”

 

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4.

For Those Who Don’t Believe, No Explanation Is Possible

 

“Well, I have news for him:  No miracle is coming”

 

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5.

Because Let’s Face It, The Constitution Is Overrated

 

“We’ll have a national mandate to wear a mask …”

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6.

Never Let A Tragedy Go To Waste

 

“I have some idea how it feels to lose someone you love.”

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7.

Nothing Justifies Power Like More Power

 

“We can and we will deal with climate change. It’s not only a crisis, it’s an enormous opportunity.”

 

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8.

So We’ll Look For That Payroll Tax Cut

 

“Because we don’t need a tax code that rewards wealth more than it rewards work”

 

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9.

Unless It’s China

 

“… and make it clear to our adversaries the days of cozying up to dictators is over”

 

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10.

… Will Be Wherever They Tell Me To Go

 

“As president, the first step I will take …”

 

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11.

Or At All

 

“And I’m not going to have to do it alone.”

 

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