As voters head into 2024, at the top of their minds is the sharpness of their candidates. That could be tough for President Joe Biden after a series of flubs this week has prompted renewed criticism about his mental acuity and whether he is fit for office.
Biden first came under criticism during a campaign event in Las Vegas on Sunday when the president told supporters an anecdote from a G7 meeting he attended shortly after being elected. However, the president mistakenly referred to French President Emmanuel Macron as Francois Mitterrand, the former president of France who died in 1996.
“And Mitterrand from Germany — I mean, from France,” he began, quickly correcting himself to the right country, “looked at me and said … ‘You know, what — why, how long you back for?’”
The White House later published the