Whenever someone on the left takes issue with President Joe Biden’s slips and stumbles — and not just of the verbal variety — calling his fitness into question, remind them Biden was the first to do it.
Last year, then-President Donald Trump visited the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. As The New York Times put it, “videos emerged of him gingerly walking down a ramp,” which led to “new questions about his health.”
The Biden campaign didn’t let the media do its work for it on this. Instead, it released an advertisement showing Biden energetically running hither and yonder and juxtaposing it with a clip of Trump at West Point.
“Some people are always in a hurry — they run when they could walk,” said the voice-over on the advertisement, released two months later. “Race up steps when others take it slow.” That’s when footage of Trump at the U.S.