Anyway this is everyones reminder that, while you are welcome and in fact even encouraged to critique joe bidens politics and policies, you are not allowed to make fun of his stutter
So don’t fuckin’ do that, okay?
If you’re confused about why:
- it has no bearing on his abilities as a president
- it has no bearing on his politics
- it in fact, has nothing to do with anything except taking a cheap shot with an ableist joke
Some people may find today’s Short Wave episode, “The Social Side of Stuttering”, helpful —especially the last bit about how non-stutterers can be better listeners when talking with people who stutter:
@Satsuma yeah cosigning
shitpost, joke, sorry
@ephemeris if you have to appologize in your subject line, maaaaybe you just shouldn’t say it at all
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