While referring to the Ukraine conflict, President Biden incorrectly claimed his eldest son, Beau, died in Iraq, despite him succumbing to a brain cancer stateside.
According to the Washington Examiner, Biden was speaking in Hallandale Beach, Florida when he made the false remark about his son.
“Inflation is a worldwide problem right now because of a war in Iraq, excuse me, the war in Ukraine. I’m thinking of Iraq because that’s where my son died,” Biden said.
This is not the first time and probably won’t be the last when Biden has seemingly forgotten where and how his son passed away.
On October 13th during a speech in Colorado on Wednesday, Biden claimed his son Beau Biden died in combat in Iraq.
Biden’s son Beau served as a Judge Advocate General’s Corps member in the Delaware National Guard in 2003, and deployed to Iraq for a year in 2008. An aggressive brain tumor led to his death in 2015.
Imagine the horror and pain that Joe Biden is causing his own family with his seemingly never-ending, careless blunders. Each time he confuses where and how his son, Beau Biden, passed away from brain cancer, it’s a stab to their already raw and tender wounds. Biden should be using moments like these to honor his son’s memory, not disrespect it with confusing details about his death. And for his handlers, it must be a constant fear that he’ll make these kinds of painful mistakes again in front of large crowds. It’s clear that Biden lacks the ability to carefully and respectfully handle such delicate topics in public settings. His own family deserves better than that. It’s time for Biden to step aside and let someone else take over the reigns of this important conversation about honoring our fallen soldiers and their families.