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joe looks like he's desperately trying to have a conversation with a friend while someone at the cafe table next to him is loudly watching porn on their phone

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"Will you shut up, man." Biden finally losing his temper 21 minutes in - which is 20 minutes more than I would have lasted.

This has been the Trump playbook since 2015, and media has helped him use it and win with it.

RT @oneunderscore__@twitter.com

The Biden's earpiece conspiracy theory uses a well-known disinfo tactic called "Trading Up the Chain."

The gist: Carpetbomb social media with a conspiracy theory and force mainstream media to "ask the question," then the question itself becomes the story.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/oneunderscore__/st

A tactic by bad-faith folks is the Gish Gallop. "The Gish gallop is a technique used during debating that focuses on overwhelming an opponent with as many arguments as possible, without regard for accuracy or strength of the arguments." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gish_gal

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biden is refusing to physically look at trunt and i think that's the most relatable thing he's ever done

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