For us foul-mouthed, vituperous bloggers of the Left, Chuck Todd is always a pretty easy target. He’s neither bright nor smooth, and like his predecessor Dancin’ Dave Gregory, he goes into interviews at best armed with inside-the-beltway conventional wisdom, and mostly is looking for affirmation that he is right. It is one of the reasons why he rarely asks follow-up questions, does not fact check, and always seems so ill-prepared when he does get pushback.
Let’s take today, for example
Symone Sanders from handsome Joe’s campaign is having none of Upchuck’s nonsense about Biden being too old and off-script to be prznint:
(Hat tip: Crooks and Liars)
RED ALERT! CUT FOR A COMMERCIAL BREAK!!!
Now it doesn’t take much effort to see that Upchuck was trying to keep alive the Biden gaffe trope and throw in some ageism for kicks:
… you have a long list of when he goes off the cuff he seems to speak with sort of an older generation stereotype at times in some of this stuff.
Pretty hard to miss it, innit?