Has the president been possessed by an alt-right troll? Nope, it’s just Joe being Joe. No sooner had Joe Biden landed in Israel this afternoon than he managed to commit a gaffe so heinous that it's hard to see how his hosts will forgive him.

After stepping off Air Force One, Biden said it was vital to "bear witness" to the Nazi atrocities of World War Two in order to "keep alive the truth and honor of the Holocaust." He promptly corrected himself by saying "...horror of the Holocaust," but the damage was done. Oh dear....

Has the president been possessed by an alt-right troll? Nope, it’s just Joe being Joe. No sooner had Joe Biden landed in Israel this afternoon than he managed to commit a gaffe so heinous that it’s hard to see how his hosts will forgive him.

After stepping off Air Force One, Biden said it was vital to “bear witness” to the Nazi atrocities of World War Two in order to “keep alive the truth and honor of the Holocaust.” He promptly corrected himself by saying “…horror of the Holocaust,” but the damage was done. Oh dear. Here’s the video:

Biden’s latest calamity came after his teleprompter trouble earlier this week, when he mistakenly read out the instructions: “End of quote. Repeat the line.”

How long can poor ol’ Joe go on?

This article was originally published on The Spectator’s UK website.