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.



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 …”




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


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




Uncle Joe’s Greatest Hope


“No rhetoric is needed”





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


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




Because Let’s Face It, The Constitution Is Overrated


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



Never Let A Tragedy Go To Waste


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



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.”





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”





Unless It’s China


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




… Will Be Wherever They Tell Me To Go


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





Or At All


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