Skip to comments.Biden says 40 were shot at Kent State in 1970, when four students were killed
Posted on 08/24/2019 3:33:40 PM PDT by Kaslin
Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden added to his recent pile of gaffes on Friday when he claimed that over 40 students were shot during a 1970 Vietnam War protest at Kent State.
The former vice president was making a point about when he first became politically aware in the 1960s and 1970s, comparing the hypothetical assassination of former President Barack Obama to the very real murders of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr. "My senior semester they were both shot and killed. Imagine what would have happened if, God forbid, Barack Obama had been assassinated after becoming the de facto nominee. What would have happened in America?" he asked the audience at his New Hampshire town hall to ponder.
"Things changed," he added. "You had over 40 kids shot at Kent State on a beautiful lawn by the National Guard." However, Biden's claim about the Kent State shooting is not accurate, as four students were killed and nine others injured when members of the Ohio National Guard opened fire on a crowd gathered for a protest. The 76-year-old's latest mishap follows concerns from Democrats about his mistakes on the campaign trail. Among his verbal gaffes in recent weeks were his claim that he was still vice president during the 2018 Parkland, Florida school shooting and his remark that "poor kids" are just as smart as "white kids."
He also confused Burlington, Vermont and Burlington, Iowa while campaigning in Iowa last week and even mixed up the locations of two mass shootings earlier this month.
Yeah, well, thats because he’s an idiot.
Really! Everybody knows that the final score was National Guard 4, Kent State 0.
Somebody did some lousy research for him. Four....not forty.
At least he didn’t remember meeting with the dead students when he was vice president.
He was actually referring to the number of little girls he felt up.
Still wanderin through the night
Now it's ten years later
But he still keeps up the fight
In Ireland, In Lebanon
In Palestine and Berkeley
And what if obama was shot in that group...
He was never very bright but is really losing it now.
“Dang teleprompter keeps putting a ‘zero’ after the number ‘four’”.
“He was never very bright but is really losing it now.”
To coin a cliche, constipation of the brain and diarrhea of the mouth.
...................as four students were killed and nine others injured when members of the Ohio National Guard opened fire on a crowd.
wouldn’t that be 13?
Sounds like the National Guard needs more range time.
He can’t run this country. All he can run is his mouth.
I really hope that he wins the nomination.
WHAT person’s brain are you talking about?
(Biden the “gaff-master” has nothing more than a cranium filled with HOT AIR.)
I hope Pale Joe keeps talking.
The RealFeel® Casualty Count was 40.
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Only off by a factor of 10, that’s pretty good for a Rat
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