WASHINGTON DC: Vice President Kamala Harris found herself in the unusual position of being viciously ridiculed after she took to X (formerly Twitter) to share a post on President Joe Biden’s birthday.
The commander in chief, who became the oldest president in American history when he took office in 2021, turned 81 on Monday, November 20, amid growing concerns about his health and visual acuity.
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He celebrated the occasion by joining the social network Threads and posting a photo of himself smiling next to a giant cake.
This is also true during the election campaign. I joined Threads. Follow me here: https://t.co/vhwuw7j0zu. pic.twitter.com/XTdAcxbgEx
— Joe Biden (@JoeBiden) November 20, 2023
“I turned 81 and all I got was a new social platform! Thanks for the good wishes, guys. And to the workers at the holiday candle factory: I hope your union gets you overtime,” the president wrote on X (formerly Twitter).
He also received numerous birthday wishes from his celebrity friends and fellow Democrats on social media.
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Among those friends was Harris, who noted, “Happy birthday to President @JoeBiden – a leader of courage and compassion, a leader of strength and excellence, and a leader who continues to fight for the American people,” and attached a smiling message. photo of himself and Biden.
Happy birthday to President Joe Biden, a leader of courage and compassion, a leader of strength and excellence, and a leader who continues to fight for the American people. pic.twitter.com/9ms44VvrAB
— Kamala Harris (@KamalaHarris) November 20, 2023
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The Internet reacts to Kamala Harris’ birthday wish for Joe Biden
As soon as Kamala Harris’ wish appeared on social media, trolls wasted no time in mocking her and Joe Biden.
One joked: “Does he even know it’s his birthday?” while another added: “Happy Birthday to the worst president in history!” We don’t want to forget Kamala! Worst administration in history!
“I hope he has an amazing birthday! But you lost me as a leader… and I’m sure he will agree too,” the person stated, while someone else expressed: “Skill? 😂 Dude needs notes to tell him what to say, where to go, stand and sit even though he’s been doing this job for years.”
The user wrote: “The best part is that you can wish him happy birthday all day, every hour, and he will think it’s the first time every time.”
“When you say things like that, it just confirms that you are almost as incompetent as he is,” said another.
Does he even know it’s his birthday?
— “American Air Force 🇺🇸 (@mericanaf7) November 20, 2023
Happy Birthday to the worst president in history!
We don’t want to forget Kamala!
Worst administration in history!
— Patriot Dad ❤️✝️🇺🇸 (@NickCAdams) November 20, 2023
I hope he has an amazing birthday! But you lost me as a leader… and I’m sure he will agree too.
— Nathan (@NathanAmato) November 20, 2023
Skill? 😂 Dude needs notes to tell him what to say, where to go, stand and sit even though he’s been doing this job for years.
— Melissa 🇺🇸 (@MelissaW_2) November 20, 2023
The best part is that you can wish him happy birthday all day long, every hour, and he will think it’s the first time every time.
— David Miller (@dmmfarmer) November 20, 2023
When you say things like that, it only confirms that you are almost as incompetent as he is.
— David Wohl (@DavidWohl) November 20, 2023
Kamala Harris says she and Joe Biden need to ‘earn’ re-election
President Joe Biden’s 81st birthday comes amid ongoing concerns about his age dominating discussions surrounding his potential 2024 re-election campaign. Kamala Harris previously admitted that she and the president need to “earn” their re-election in 2024.
“We’re going to have to get re-elected, there’s no doubt about that,” she told CNN during a phone interview aboard Air Force Two after traveling to South Carolina earlier this month to formally launch her bid to run in the Democratic primary.
President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris prepare for the 2024 presidential campaign (Getty Images)
Harris said the Biden administration’s “really long” list of accomplishments for Black Americans makes it difficult to ensure that message is heard, the New York Post reported.
She told the publication: “In a way,” adding: “Actually, there’s probably a barrier in that the list is very long and we have to sort through what we repeat over and over again to make sure it resonates and you can really hear it.”
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