Biden’s ‘Brandon’ Caller Jared Schmeck Claims Backlash is Unfair, because “just kidding”

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The man who said “let’s go Brandon” to President Joe Biden during a Christmas Eve phone call says it was meant as a joke and insisted that he’s “not a Trumper.”

The phrase has become popular among conservatives, particularly supporters of former President Donald Trump, as a euphemism for “F*** Joe Biden.”

But Jared Schmeck has said that he meant “no disrespect” to Biden when he used the phrase during a call with the president and first lady as part of a North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) Santa-tracker broadcast.Biden’s ‘Brandon’ Caller Jared Schmeck Says He’s Not a ‘Trumper,’ Receiving Abuse (newsweek.com)

“I understand there is a vulgar meaning to ‘let’s go Brandon,’ but I’m not that simple-minded, no matter how I feel about him,” Schmeck, 35, a father-of-four who works for an electric company, told The Oregonian newspaper.

Source: Newsweek