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Re: President Joe Biden
« Reply #940 on: April 17, 2022, 04:06:17 AM »
I still can't get over the "Tyler Durden" byline. It really tells us everything we need to know about the maturity and outlook of the author. Why would you ever trust news and analysis coming from someone who's publicly advertising that he's still in the teenage edgelord phase of his life?
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Re: President Joe Biden
« Reply #941 on: May 09, 2022, 04:55:35 PM »
Sometimes it seems like Biden is speaking a foreign language.


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Re: President Joe Biden
« Reply #942 on: May 10, 2022, 09:56:25 AM »
Sometimes it seems like Biden is speaking a foreign language.



Covfefe! I remember when Trump mumbled and spoke nonsensically you went out of your way to defend it. You don’t care about this issue. Why do you pretend to care?
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Re: President Joe Biden
« Reply #943 on: May 11, 2022, 10:21:44 AM »
Covfefe! I remember when Trump mumbled and spoke nonsensically

Yeah, that didn't happen. That was text in a tweet, not a speech.

Biden's speeches can be very odd. On multiple occasions during speeches he just started whispering into the microphone:



Weird.

He did the same creepy whispering in a recent speech a couple of weeks ago.
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Re: President Joe Biden
« Reply #944 on: May 11, 2022, 11:56:16 AM »
Covfefe! I remember when Trump mumbled and spoke nonsensically

Yeah, that' didn't happen.

Right. Trump never spoke nonsense. Got it

Re: President Joe Biden
« Reply #945 on: May 11, 2022, 12:40:23 PM »
Covfefe! I remember when Trump mumbled and spoke nonsensically

Yeah, that' didn't happen.

Right. Trump never spoke nonsense. Got it

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“Look, having nuclear—my uncle was a great professor
and scientist and engineer, Dr. John Trump at MIT; good
genes, very good genes, OK, very smart, the Wharton
School of Finance, very good, very smart —you know, if
you’re a conservative Republican, if I were a liberal, if,
like, OK, if I ran as a liberal Democrat, they would say I’m
one of the smartest people anywhere in the world—it’s
true!—but when you’re a conservative Republican they
try—oh, do they do a number—that’s why I always start
off: Went to Wharton, was a good student, went there,
went there, did this, built a fortune—you know I have to
give my like credentials all the time, because we’re a little
disadvantaged—but you look at the nuclear deal, the
thing that really bothers me—it would have been so easy,
and it’s not as important as these lives are (nuclear is
powerful; my uncle explained that to me many, many
years ago, the power and that was 35 years ago; he
would explain the power of what’s going to happen and
he was right—who would have thought?), but when you
look at what’s going on with the four prisoners—now it
used to be three, now it’s four—but when it was three and
even now, I would have said it’s all in the messenger;
fellas, and it is fellas because, you know, they don’t, they
haven’t figured that the women are smarter right now
than the men, so, you know, it’s gonna take them about
another 150 years—but the Persians are great negotiators,
the Iranians are great negotiators, so, and they, they just
killed, they just killed us.”
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Re: President Joe Biden
« Reply #946 on: May 11, 2022, 12:47:07 PM »
You forgot that a linguist analyzed that speech and concluded that it was natural casual speech.

https://archive.ph/PJcMg

What Trump’s Speech Says About His Mental Fitness
By JOHN MCWHORTER

"As part of the discussion about Donald Trump’s lack of fitness for the presidency, some have argued that his linguistic capacities have worsened, suggesting significant cognitive decline.

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Casual speech tends towards the repetitious, as we seek to indicate sincerity and make sure our meaning has gotten across. Mr. Trump, because he speaks casually, does a lot of repeating.

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Real speech tends to be fundamentally subjective rather than objective, and is therefore decorated with what linguists call pragmatic words and constructions, expressing attitude rather than content

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This passage also has a kind of coherence. Mr. Trump starts out addressing the nuclear deal with Iran, but then interjects some insights about his elevated qualifications for discussing the subject and his resentment of a purportedly biased media that forces him to mention them – and then he does get back to the nuclear subject. Elegant? No, but not demented, either. Facial expression and context, which print obscures, made Mr. Trump’s meaning clear.

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The difference between the younger man talking in sentences and the older one talking in vocal ejaculations is evidence not of decline but authenticity – he has settled into his normal. Late in life an artless man has learned that he could leave his linguistic fly unzipped and life would go on. It may not be pretty, but it isn't a sign that his pants are going to fall down.

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John McWhorter is a linguist, an associate professor of English and comparative literature at Columbia, the author of books like “Words on the Move,” and host of Slate’s language podcast “Lexicon Valley.”
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Re: President Joe Biden
« Reply #947 on: May 11, 2022, 12:48:26 PM »
Biden's speeches can be very odd.
It's hilarious, and a bit depressing, how easy it is for FOX to tell you what to think.
Tom: "Claiming incredulity is a pretty bad argument. Calling it "insane" or "ridiculous" is not a good argument at all."

TFES Wiki Occam's Razor page, by Tom: "What's the simplest explanation; that NASA has successfully designed and invented never before seen rocket technologies from scratch which can accelerate 100 tons of matter to an escape velocity of 7 miles per second"

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Re: President Joe Biden
« Reply #948 on: May 11, 2022, 12:56:32 PM »
Biden's speeches can be very odd.
It's hilarious, and a bit depressing, how easy it is for FOX to tell you what to think.

So you have no defense at all about Biden whispering into the microphone during speeches?
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Re: President Joe Biden
« Reply #949 on: May 11, 2022, 01:07:03 PM »
Defence  :D
Tom: "Claiming incredulity is a pretty bad argument. Calling it "insane" or "ridiculous" is not a good argument at all."

TFES Wiki Occam's Razor page, by Tom: "What's the simplest explanation; that NASA has successfully designed and invented never before seen rocket technologies from scratch which can accelerate 100 tons of matter to an escape velocity of 7 miles per second"

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Re: President Joe Biden
« Reply #950 on: May 11, 2022, 01:42:17 PM »
Biden is awful but my god, Tom, this is a reach.

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« Reply #951 on: May 11, 2022, 04:11:04 PM »
So you have no defense at all about Biden whispering into the microphone during speeches?

Why does this require a "defence"?

The whole idea of having a microphone and associated public address system is that the speaker does not need to raise his voice or shout.

I don't see any problem with him lowering his voice.  If the best critique that you can manage is that you think it is "creepy", that's not much of a critique.
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« Reply #952 on: May 11, 2022, 04:33:11 PM »
When I think of creepy, I think of this:


Re: President Joe Biden
« Reply #953 on: May 11, 2022, 04:45:52 PM »
When I think of creepy, I think of this:
Yeah, but he's not whispering so it's fine.
I can't even believe you think Trump talking about banging his own daughter is anywhere near as creepy as Biden whispering.
Tom: "Claiming incredulity is a pretty bad argument. Calling it "insane" or "ridiculous" is not a good argument at all."

TFES Wiki Occam's Razor page, by Tom: "What's the simplest explanation; that NASA has successfully designed and invented never before seen rocket technologies from scratch which can accelerate 100 tons of matter to an escape velocity of 7 miles per second"

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« Reply #954 on: May 11, 2022, 05:11:38 PM »
I know. My priorities are obviously way out of whack.



Covfefe!

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« Reply #955 on: May 11, 2022, 09:44:25 PM »
Biden's speeches can be very odd.
It's hilarious, and a bit depressing, how easy it is for FOX to tell you what to think.

So you have no defense at all about Biden whispering into the microphone during speeches?
He was probably whispering for dramatic effect.
“Hey, guys, I think it’s time to give ordinary people a tax break,” he said, almost whispering as he addressed his critics. “The wealthy are doing fine.”

It was the latest instance of Biden speaking volumes by whispering.

The White House and communications experts say Biden’s whispering is just this veteran politician’s old-school way of trying to make a connection while emphasizing a point.
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Re: President Joe Biden
« Reply #956 on: May 23, 2022, 05:49:53 PM »
https://www.wsj.com/articles/as-biden-zeroes-in-on-student-loan-forgiveness-decision-voter-anxiety-grows-11653298200

Joe is going to forgive student loans. He really means it this time, you guys. He's going to do it... as long as you vote for a (D) this midterm. He can't do it before then. It's not possible. Come on, man!

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« Reply #957 on: May 23, 2022, 05:51:56 PM »
Only half my loans are federal subsidized.  And thats been on pause for like 2 years?
If you are going to DebOOonK an expert then you have to at least provide a source with credentials of equal or greater relevance. Even then, it merely shows that some experts disagree with each other.

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« Reply #958 on: May 23, 2022, 11:25:39 PM »
https://www.wsj.com/articles/as-biden-zeroes-in-on-student-loan-forgiveness-decision-voter-anxiety-grows-11653298200

Joe is going to forgive student loans. He really means it this time, you guys. He's going to do it... as long as you vote for a (D) this midterm. He can't do it before then. It's not possible. Come on, man!

Politicians and unkept election promises, so iconic.
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Re: President Joe Biden
« Reply #959 on: May 24, 2022, 03:46:18 AM »
Hey look, your liberal hero Joe Biden opposed gay marriage.



You can tell that this was from a time when he was more coherent and had two brain cells.
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