Does this count as a gaffe? Maybe not. But it sure is a dumb thing to say.
From Joe Biden on the campaign trail yesterday lamenting that he didn’t raise at least one of his kids as a Republican so they could’ve made the big bucks:
Mentioning that his daughter is a social worker, @JoeBiden pauses and jokes, "I tell you what, I wish I had raised one Republican, they’d make some real money," as the audience laughs.
— Sarah Mucha (@sarahmucha) October 30, 2019
Did he forget Hunter is his son?
Seems like Joe might've forgotten about Hunter for a minute there. I've heard he's done quite well for himself. https://t.co/UhGylRkP7h
— Matt Whitlock (@mattdizwhitlock) October 30, 2019
I think Hunter has that covered https://t.co/sRUwml4KDG
— Comfortably Smug (@ComfortablySmug) October 30, 2019
Because Hunter is what you would call highly paid:
Real money like $83,333 a month to sit on the board of a Ukrainian natural gas company?
I mean, hypothetically. https://t.co/lSVOCWYZoS
— Dan McLaughlin (@baseballcrank) October 31, 2019
Get it? It's funny because his son got a million dollars a year for five years to be on the Burisma board. https://t.co/dA6s7a6ULp
— Phil Kerpen (@kerpen) October 31, 2019
Oh, and Joe and Jill Biden aren’t exactly paupers:
— Glenn Greenwald (@ggreenwald) October 31, 2019
Dems, please make him the nominee.
'RUT ROH!': Trump rises, Biden 'slips' in latest polling https://t.co/rtndHBoCgp
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) October 31, 2019
Joe Biden's latest gaffe — an email this time — is legit 'Lmfao' funny https://t.co/WJjHQWUODE
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) October 30, 2019