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President Joe Biden is well known as a teller of untruths, but the establishment media usually just ignore his falsehoods — or amplify them. But Twitter is no longer a “safe space” for such lies, and Elon Musk’s social media platform has done it again by fact-checking Biden’s false claims.
The president seems to pop off at least one lie every other time he walks up to a microphone. From little white lies to whoppers, he has spun wild tales and disgorged outright falsehoods for decades.
One of his latest occurred Tuesday when jumped into the fight about raising the debt ceiling in the federal budget talks in Washington.
“America is not a deadbeat nation,” Biden’s tweet began.
“We have never, ever failed to pay our debt,” he said. “But MAGA Republicans are engaged in reckless hostage-taking by threatening to force America into default. It’s dangerous and wrong.”
First, before we get to the false claims in his tweet, it is interesting that he would use the term “deadbeat” at the same time his son Hunter is appearing in court trying to get out of paying child support to the woman who had his out-of-wedlock baby. You know, the Biden grandchild that the president won’t acknowledge.
Now, as to the false notions in his tweet, well, the Community Notes feature kicked in to point out that the U.S. has, indeed, defaulted on its financial debt. And not just once, but “multiple times,” the user-generated “context” message said.
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