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Confused elderly man Joe Biden offers condolences for ‘tragic events in Houston today and also in Michigan’

We all misspeak from time to time. But with the national spotlight on nothing else but the shootings in El Paso and Dayton, you’d think that Joe Biden would know the locations. But speaking yesterday to a group of supporters at a fundraiser, he wasn’t even close. Emily Larsen reports in the Daily Caller:

Former Vice President Joe Biden misstated the locations of mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, while speaking to donors at a high-dollar fundraiser in San Diego on Sunday night.

Biden, 76, mistakenly referred to the shootings as “the tragic events in Houston today and also in Michigan the day before,” but later corrected himself, according to a pool report. Biden seemingly confused Houston for El Paso and Michigan for Ohio when speaking to donors about the shootings.

This confusion suggests something disturbing about the way Biden’s mind works. Texas is an undifferentiated whole, so Houston and El Paso – 746 road miles apart from each other, one a semi-tropical coastal, worldly, mega-metropolis, the other a high desert (3800 feet) hardscrabble-ish border town – are interchangeable. […]

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