Did 1942-born Biden really meet 'inventors' of Insulin? Here's who ACTUALLY discovered hormone in 1921!
Biden also addressed Florida Representative Debbie Wasserman-Schultz as 'senator' instead of 'representative'
MIAMI, FLORIDA: On Tuesday, November 1, Joe Biden gave a speech that was full of mistakes, including confusing the terms senator and representative, and further asserting that the United States had some of the 'lowest inflation rates' worldwide. The president planned to highlight his achievements with the administration's Inflation Reduction Act and warn against potential Republican threats to repeal popular programs like Social Security, instead he left the audience bewildered with an absurd array of statements.
According to the Daily Mail, one of the mistakes Biden made was calling Florida Representative Debbie Wasserman-Schultz "senator" instead of "representative"; another was his assertion that he had spoken with the individuals who ‘invented’ insulin, which was ever so swiftly refuted and ridiculed by conservative pundits. Insulin is a naturally occurring hormone in the human body which was isolated by Sir Frederick G Banting, Charles H Best and JJR Macleod at the University of Toronto in 1921.
Others criticized Biden for using wordy explanations to explain inflation, which he falsely claimed was among the "lowest in the world," a tactic frequently used by his predecessor, Donald Trump. He had remarked, "That's what I call inflation," he said. "The end of the month. What you have left. You have no money. That's inflation. What do you, the things you need? Are they going up? They are. They are."
He cited the "conflict in Iraq" as the reason for inflation before quickly changing his explanation to "the war in Ukraine," explaining that he had originally thought of Iraq ‘since that's where my son died.’ Beau, his son, actually died of brain cancer six years after his deployment in Iraq.
Biden declared further, "I'm in Florida today to discuss two very, very, very significant programmes. 21% of the population in Florida is over the age of 65. It's the second highest of any state in the nation. It's going to impact more Americans than anything else,” he said of Social Security and Medicare. Republicans have come under fire from Biden for attempting to overhaul the two significant social programmes offered by the government.
In his closing remarks, Biden expressed his wish for God to "send some of our Republican friends some wisdom". He claimed that when people retire, they should feel "peace of mind." The speech was delivered the day after a video went viral in which Biden claimed that the United States has "54 states" rather than 50 during a campaign rally in Pennsylvania.