Skip to comments.Fox’s Dr. Keith Ablow Diagnoses VP Biden: He May Have Dementia (Or Maybe Abuses Alcohol)
Posted on 10/15/2012 12:40:40 PM PDT by drewh
Fox News go-to psychiatrist, Keith Ablow, appeared on Fox & Friends Weekend to discuss Joe Bidens debate performance.
After characterizing Bidens laughter and frequent interruptions of Paul Ryan as attempts to discredit, diminish, or disrespect his opponent, Ablow added that Joe Biden has shown tremendous disregard for the perspectives of others, taking the Vice President to task for being dishonest about the number of undergraduate degrees hes obtained and about having claimed he graduated at the top of his class.
In fact, Ablow wrote about these same topics in an August, 16th FoxNews.com op-ed piece titled Inside the mind of Joe Biden. In that op-ed piece, Ablow also wrote the following about Biden whom he describes as being happy to serve with a man named Barack Obama and his history of so-called gaffes:
Heres what he said on TV over the weekend:
I did not evaluate Joe Biden, but if someone said to me, listen, we want you to do whats really required to know what happened there, you have to put dementia on the differential diagnosis. You have to say bizarre laughter, interrupting If this were your dad or your grandfather, wouldnt you say, if you brought him to me, Keith, you gotta tell me, is he suffering with dementia? Because he cant seem to listen, hes laughing inappropriately
At this point, he was interrupted by host Alisyn Camerota, who noted that his attempt at a diagnosis did not ring true because, after all, Biden appeared to have a solid command of the details discussed during the debate.
Im not diagnosing him, I havent evaluated him, said Ablow, adding that hes not saying that Biden suffers from dementia.
He then went on to say that youd want [Biden's] alcohol level.
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. . . or maybe he’s just an a$$hole.
I've seen it before (family) so I know of what I speak here. Biden exhibits all the traits of it.
“.... . . or maybe hes just an a$$hole.”
Could be “all of the above, also.
Either one would explain his constant bizarre behavior.
Personally, I don’t think he wants to win and has been trying to sabotage the election. He’s going to be remembered as the VP for the worst President in history.
Biden's an a$$hole exhibiting all the signs of alcohol induced dementia.
Just another Democrat. Nasty, boorish lout.
His daughter Ashley was (or maybe still is) a cocaine addict, so I wonder if they have a genetic tendency toward substance abuse.
most likely both
It’s easy: liberalism is a mental disorder in and of its self.
Hmmmmmm. “Dementia” is currently #5 on Yahoo’s “Trending Now” list. The doctor must have had a pretty good audience this morning.
Agreed. He's one of those politcians who have been in office and so papmpered by lobbiests that they've lost touch with reality. Have seen them in DC and my home state capital, Olympia.
Binden reminded me of Steve McCroskey from Airplane:
“Looks like I picked the wrong week to quit drinking.”
That’s funny! I have a conservative friend who’s a practicing clinical psychologist with 40+ years of experience.
After Biden’s debate performance, I asked my friend if he had an opinion on a clinical diagnosis for Biden’s presentation, mannerisms and behavior in the debate. My friend said, and I quote, “Yes. He’s an a$$hole.”
In the end we stopped altogether because we were sure he that either, he couldn't hear what was said or else was so far gone that he laughed by way of a meaningful response, so no one would suspect that he had no grasp of what the conversation was about. He invariably did this no matter how trivial or uncomplicated the topic was!
Most of the time he laughed even before we got a sentence out of our mouths... we gave up.
Joe Biden = babbling idiot!
Like you, I’ve seen it before also. Bet Joe has a daily stash somewhere.
Cackle & Smirk Biden is an alcoholic. Does he abuse alcohol? ... Obfuscating the obvious isn’t what it used to be in Cronkite’s era.
Presidential debate participants should be required to undergo blood testing and a complete physical prior to any debate to endure they are of sound mind and body and can withstand the mental strain of a debate televised in front of 70,000,000 viewers on live television.
And the results should be publicized.
Joe’s a well known drinker and his face is certainly that of one who has way too many for way too long....
I’d believe drunk or otherwise altered, but I’m quite certain he was coached in the laughter and rudeness—he just wasn’t able to do it without doing it badly and too blatantly.
Biden’s whole act was scripted and staged. He was acting, and acting exactly as he was instructed to. It just so happens that the act disgusted most Americans. But what would you expect? The people running the obama/biden ticket don’t know the American people. We’re a complete mystery to them.
My guess is that the surgery necessary to repair his brain aneurysm damaged some portions of his brain essential to impulse control. And, secondarily, he wasn't all that bright to start with. Loquacious, yes, but that's not nearly the same thing.
Why couldn't it be all three?
Unless his wife has a house full of expensive designer clothes, about all that leaves is substance abuse.
I would say though, that's alot of alcohol he's been drinking. By any measure of a poltician serving as much time in office as he has, that's an easy $28,000,000 worth of alcohol he drank up.
Inside the mind of Joe Biden.
Kieth Ablow gave Joe Biden credit... him HAVING a mind!!
Obviously, he’s a demented alcoholic with foot-in-mouth disease.
Biden sings “the villages”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NmRXH7RkCZQ
To paraphrase a well-known commentator: “The difference between a bag of alcohol-soaked dog feces and Joe Biden’s brain is the bag.”
More like a Dry Drunk to me. I see the abruptness of his temper, sarcacism, complexion. He reminds me of these Irish Catholics in Chicago you’d see at the local pubs on St Paddy’s Day getting buzzed, and singing all the ole tunes until their potched... then get up the next day, play 18 holes etc. The typical old time politician type.
You’re looking at a full generation or more of this guy’s behaviour that didn’t start over night. He’s been shown to be dishonest in the past.
What I find extremely intriquing, is that we now know that Ted Olson had Paul Ryan very ready for this.
I'm no medical expert, but I suspect that having a big chunk of his brain cut out can't have helped much.
I wish Ryan had stopped, looked at Biden with abject pity, and asked that the ‘debate’ be stopped due to the obvious impairment of the elderly V.P.
There is no defense against pity.
Biden -whether due to a medical condition or lack of class- has something very wrong with him. He not only laughed at Ryan he laughed at all the American’s who support the Republicans.
We don’t count to him and his master. They are not planning to leave the White House, ever , and are amused that we think they can be ousted.
. . . or maybe hes just an a$$hole.
You earn a PHD for that one. LOL
I seem to recall there was more than one surgery/anuerism? I think the impulse control issues stem from that... he doesn’t have dementia.
I don’t like shrinks playing politics, although lefty shrinks do it all the time. It’s Soviet.