Not unlike Joe Biden’s notorious promise to “shut down the virus” back when he was running for president (you know how that turned out), the U.S. president’s comments about Vladimir Putin have been spotted aging badly:
How it started: How it’s going: pic.twitter.com/p4jFbu3xjC
— TheRightWingM 🇺🇸🇺🇦 (@TheRightWingM) February 19, 2022
Two years ago:
Vladimir Putin doesn’t want me to be President. He doesn’t want me to be our nominee. If you’re wondering why — it’s because I’m the only person in this field who’s ever gone toe-to-toe with him.
— Joe Biden (@JoeBiden) February 21, 2020
— Reuters (@Reuters) February 19, 2022
There’s quite a shift there.
I'm not sure there's ever been a tweet that aged worse than this… https://t.co/2Nowl0Mgow
— Andrew Follett (@AndrewCFollett) February 19, 2022
Can we get a fact check see if he stood up to Putin https://t.co/SHApqO44ML
— I give facts and I get blocked. (@MichelleBrodeu2) February 19, 2022
Biden’s claims and promises during the campaign rarely seem to match up with what’s actually being delivered.