OF COURSE they are! He committed the classic DC gaffe–he unwittingly told the truth.
Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV), Chairman of the the Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee, responded to Biden’s remarks by calling them “outrageous and divorced from reality.”
… The White House tried to do damage control over Biden’s remarks with Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre issuing a long statement claiming that people are twisting the words that Biden said, even though they are just quoting the president.
Then again, there is virtually nothing Biden does with wit or cleverness. Biden just was never clever. And now he is freakishly demented, as well…