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WATCH: Confused Joe Biden Shakes Hands With a Ghost — Again

Today, Joe Biden visited sunny Tampa, FL to attack the state’s 6-week abortion ban, which is set to go into effect on May 1.

After delivering remarks to a very sparse crowd at Hillsborough Community College’s Dale Mabry campus, Biden turned to his right and shook hands with thin air.

He then appeared to try to play it off somehow by…pretending to fall over?

See the very strange moment here yourself:

Weird, right?

What’s even stranger is this isn’t the first time Biden has done this.

Back in 2022, Biden also got lost after one of his speeches and shook hands with a ghost.

Watch here:

As this social media user pointed out, Biden has a history of shaking hands with…well, nobody.


But, maybe it’s just his new campaign strategy?

The first time Joe shook hands with thin air, he wandered off looking confused.

I guess his handlers learned from that mistake…

This X user pointed out they now have him corralled into the stage with an improvised ‘gate.’

It’s so ridiculous.

This man belongs in a nursing home. Not the White House.

Other social media users pointed out how strategically filmed the clip is, to not reveal how small the turnout to Joe’s speech was:

Nobody cares what Biden has to say.

Especially not in Florida.

Here’s a comparison of how Biden is received vs. Trump in our real president’s home state:

Yet, Biden’s handlers still dragged him out to Tampa earlier in an attempt to sway voters to his side over Florida’s 6-week abortion ban.

During his speech on the college campus, Biden called the abortion ban a “nightmare,” and blamed President Trump for it.

AP had this to say about Biden’s remarks in Florida:

President Joe Biden on Tuesday blamed Donald Trump for Florida’s upcoming abortion ban and other restrictions across the country that have imperiled access to care for pregnant women, arguing Trump has created a “healthcare crisis for women all over this country.”

Biden’s campaign events at Hillsborough Community College in Tampa placed the president in the epicenter of the latest battle over abortion restrictions. The state’s six-week abortion ban is poised to go into effect May 1 at the same time that Florida voters are gearing up for a ballot measure that would enshrine abortion rights in the state’s constitution. Biden said that millions of women are facing “pain and cruelty.”

“But it’s not inevitable. We can stop it. When you vote, we can stop it,” he said.

The president is seeking to capitalize on the unceasing momentum against abortion restrictions nationwide to not only buoy his reelection bid in battleground states he won in 2020, but also to go on the offensive against Trump in states that the presumptive Republican nominee won four years ago. One of those states is Florida, where Biden lost to Trump by 3.3 percentage points.

On Tuesday, he chronicled increasing medical concerns for women in the two years since the Supreme Court ended federal abortion protections.

“There was one person who was responsible for this nightmare,” Biden said. “And he’s acknowledged it and he brags about it — Donald Trump.”

Biden said Trump, who has publicly waffled on his abortion views, and of late has said abortion is a matter for states to decide, is concerned voters will now hold him accountable.

“Folks, the bad news for Trump is that we are going to hold him accountable,” Biden said.

Tampa Bay Times added:

At his first Tampa Bay area stop of 2024, President Joe Biden hammered Republicans on an issue that his campaign hopes will be at the top of voters’ minds come November: abortion.

Since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned federal abortion protections in 2022, Democrats have made the issue a top campaign priority, promising to protect access to abortion while Republicans around the country work to restrict it.

Florida is case in point. Biden’s visit comes just a week before a ban on most abortions after six weeks of pregnancy is set to take effect.

“In America today‚ 2024, women have fewer rights than their mothers or their grandmothers had, because of Donald Trump,” Biden said. “I don’t think we’re going to let him get away with it, do you?”

The Biden campaign stop also comes just weeks after the state Supreme Court decided that Florida voters would decide on an abortion amendment in November.


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