‘What about Biden?’ New Yorker breaks story on Sen. Feinstein’s ‘COGNITIVE DECLINE’ [Video]

‘What about Biden?’ Conservatives ask after New Yorker breaks story on Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s ‘COGNITIVE DECLINE’

Dianne Feinstein is the oldest sitting US senator and, according to the New Yorker, is suffering from severe cognitive decline. Online, some pundits wondered why the magazine never examined Joe Biden the same way.

‘What about Biden?’ Conservatives ask after New Yorker breaks story on Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s ‘COGNITIVE DECLINE’Dianne Feinstein and Joe Biden © Reuters / Bill Clark and Kevin Lamarque

At 87 years old, Dianne Feinsten has represented California in the US Senate since 1992, and was previously the mayor of San Francisco between 1978 and 1988. After a long career in public service, the New Yorker reported on Thursday that her mind simply isn’t what it used to be.

According to the magazine, Feinstein’s “short-term memory has grown so poor that she often forgets she has been briefed on a topic, accusing her staff of failing to do so just after they have.” Rumors of the California Democrat’s decline have been out in the open for some time, backed up by videos of her bumbling through public statements and fueled by the gossip-hungry conservative press. Video footage of a Senate hearing last month, for example, showed Feinstein asking the same question twice of Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey.

“Feinstein’s staff has said that sometimes she seems herself, and other times unreachable,” the New Yorker continued, adding that Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer tried several times to talk Feinstein into retiring, only to have the octogenarian senator forget about the conversations soon afterwards. “It was like Groundhog Day, but with the pain fresh each time,” an anonymous source told the New Yorker.

Feinstein’s apparent decline serves as a reminder that the Senate is an ageing institution. Some 48 senators – just under half – are over the age of 65. Should Republicans hold a majority in the upper chamber next year, Feinstein will likely be replaced as Senate Judiciary Committee chair by Iowa Republican Chuck Grassley, who is just three months younger than her.

The spotlight on Feinstein led some conservatives to roll their eyes, wondering why the magazine didn’t focus on Joe Biden’s mental acuity during his apparently successful run for the White House this year.

Derek Hunter@derekahunter
Stand her next to Biden, she’ll seem smart as a whip.

Biden’s apparent cognitive decline became the stuff of thousands of internet memes during his campaign. The former vice president was videoed mumbling his way through speeches, forgetting where he was, and occasionally lapsing out of coherent English, as he did when he told a crowd that he’d “lead an effective strategy to mobilize trunalimunumaprzure.”  [We’ll get to that in second clip down.]

Yet accusations of senility and decline were largely brushed aside by the mainstream media, who were evidently more concerned with unseating Donald Trump than examining his opponent. The New Yorker ran multiplearticles probing Trump’s mental health, but stayed shtum on Biden’s.

Picture Credit/The Federalist.com

Sen. Feinstein’s name has cropped up in the news and on Twitter frequently in recent days, for reasons unrelated to her age. After California Rep. Eric Swalwell (D) was revealed to have cosied up to an alleged Chinese spy, allowing her to place “at least one” intern in his office, commentators brought up Feinstein’s own relationship with a Chinese spy, whom she employed as a driver for two decades.


A (TLB) X-tra

In the event you have not been exposed to some serious Biden Gaffs, (TLB) Editors present these for your edification…



(TLB) published this article from RT-USA News

Header featured image credit/Senator Dianne Feinstein. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Pictorial content and emphasis added by (TLB)



Stay tuned to …


The Liberty Beacon Project is now expanding at a near exponential rate, and for this we are grateful and excited! But we must also be practical. For 7 years we have not asked for any donations, and have built this project with our own funds as we grew. We are now experiencing ever increasing growing pains due to the large number of websites and projects we represent. So we have just installed donation buttons on our websites and ask that you consider this when you visit them. Nothing is too small. We thank you for all your support and your considerations … (TLB)


Comment Policy: As a privately owned web site, we reserve the right to remove comments that contain spam, advertising, vulgarity, threats of violence, racism, or personal/abusive attacks on other users. This also applies to trolling, the use of more than one alias, or just intentional mischief. Enforcement of this policy is at the discretion of this websites administrators. Repeat offenders may be blocked or permanently banned without prior warning.


Disclaimer: TLB websites contain copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We are making such material available to our readers under the provisions of “fair use” in an effort to advance a better understanding of political, health, economic and social issues. The material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving it for research and educational purposes. If you wish to use copyrighted material for purposes other than “fair use” you must request permission from the copyright owner.


Disclaimer: The information and opinions shared are for informational purposes only including, but not limited to, text, graphics, images and other material are not intended as medical advice or instruction. Nothing mentioned is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.