Biden again embarrassed: “accidentally” scolded a journalist for a question about inflation The head of state's speech focused on the reduction in commodity prices in the country, which he planned to discuss with aides. “This is a great value. What a stupid son of a bitch,” Biden grumbled. More inflation. US President Joe Biden was embarrassed during a speech to reporters broadcast by leading American TV channels. "Will you answer questions about inflation? Do you think that inflation is a political liability in the midterm elections?” the journalist asked. photo en. Истoчник Journalists bombarded Biden with various questions, including Fox News correspondent Peter Doucey, who asked what a politician thinks about inflation. At this time, the president, who believed that his microphone was off, critically commented on this issue, leaving him without official response.