I have low expectations that our politicians will get the substance right, but I kinda thought they would be sensitive to, and be able to be correct about, appearances. But they are seemingly no longer able to do even that.
See also "A Lesson for Joe Biden".
At the conclusion of his prepared remarks, it was time for questions. Biden then looked down at a piece of paper and said, aloud, “The first person I was instructed to call on . . . .” You would think his handlers would make some minimal effort to disguise their puppet’s subservience and incapacity.