The Right’s Claims That Biden Is In “Cognitive Decline” Just Went Straight To Hell, President Deemed “Healthy, Vigorous” And Fit For Office In Post-Physical Report

He's as healthy as a horse.


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Since the very moment now-President Joe Biden threw his hat into the presidential ring, the Right has tried to convince the masses that he’s a doddering, feeble-minded old man. But the fact of the matter is, that’s just not true. While we spent four long years watching Donald Trump get in matches of “who’s smarter” with a ramp, struggle to say the word “orange,” and seemingly forget where he was even at, Joe Biden was out there living life to the fullest — exercising near-daily, taking care of his mind and body, and preparing to take over and heal this nation from the torturous Trump years.

None of that, of course, shut the Right up. But this should.

Yesterday, as I’m sure you know, President Biden completed his physical and underwent a standard colonoscopy — during which power was momentarily transferred to Vice President Kamala Harris, as it should be. (Something Donald Trump absolutely refused to do with Pence, even when he should have.”

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Today, Business Insider, reports that the president’s physician, Kevin O’Connor, has released his health summary report following Biden’s checkup, and it’s safe to say that the results blow the Right’s “cognitive decline” claims all to hell.

The health report was released on Friday, directly following Biden’s first physical that the United States president. The report details all the findings from the physical, as well as the president’s recent medical history, and, wouldn’t you know, Biden is healthy as a horse, much to Conservative chagrin, I’m sure.

ABC News reported that the president underwent blood, physical, gastrointestinal, dental, vision, and neurological examinations, taking upwards of 5 hours altogether at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center yesterday.

Part of these examinations included a routine colonoscopy, the results of which O’Connor’s report says are “reassuring.”

The report notes that the president is receiving treatment for just a few “stable” conditions that he takes a few medications for. However, the best part was the summary of Biden’s neurological exam.

According to the health summary, the physical included an “extremely detailed” neurological exam that was deemed “reassuring,” as the president showed absolutely no signs that would be indicative of a stroke, multiple sclerosis, or Parkinson’s — all of which are things the Right have regularly claimed President Biden is suffering from, among other baseless claims.

Just last year, the Trump campaign, as well as the GOP as a whole, made a coordinated effort to discredit then-candidate Biden as a doddering old fool in “cognitive decline.” Trump himself went so far as to pen a tweet in October of 2020 claiming that Joe Biden suffers from dementia (a tragic ailment that millions of Americans, along with many actual health professionals believe that Trump himself suffers from.) Business Insider notes in their report that O’Connor’s health summary does not, in any way, support the Right’s, nor Trump’s many baseless claims regarding President Biden’s cognitive health. In fact, the summary shows just the opposite.

Ultimately, O’Connor’s health report officially deemed President Biden as healthy, vigorous” and “fit to successfully execute the duties of the Presidency.”

You can read the full report from Business Insider here, and O’Connor’s full health summary here.

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