Fox Highlights Joe Biden 'Borrowing' Joke From Reagan, Insulting Coast Guard When It Bombs

Scott Whitlock | May 20, 2021
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[See NewsBusters for more.] Joe Biden is borrowing lines from others again. On Wednesday, he spoke to the graduating class of the Coast Guard, botching a joke Ronald Reagan delivered flawlessly in 1988. After the attempted humor bombed, the current president mocked his audience as “dull” for not laughing at the joke. All three networks on Wednesday night and Thursday morning skipped Biden’s latest gaffe. Fox and Friends on Thursday noticed how similar the jokes were. Host Steve Doocy played them back to back. Here’s Reagan in ’88 and Biden on Wednesday. Note the President’s annoyance when his version flops:

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