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Every professional who works as an interpreter for the deaf fears the moment in their career when a decision must be made between accuracy and basic decency – a ‘Sophie’s Choice’ with potential consequences that will last a lifetime.

For example: let’s say the President of the United States just said something to a crowd of veterans that borders on ‘Jared from Subway’ in its creepiness factor.

A decision must now be made:

  • I will faithfully interpret what I just heard and go down with the ship.
  • I will pretend that I too am temporarily legally deaf.

The White House interpreter for President Biden was faced with choice last Friday after Joe made the ill-advised decision to go off-script during a speech he gave to military families ahead of Memorial Day.

Gazing at a little girl in the audience who is the daughter of a veteran, Biden offered the following cringe-worthy observation: “I love those barrettes in your hair. Man, I’ll tell you what, look at her. She looks like she’s 19 years old sitting there like a little lady with her legs crossed.”

Here is the very moment Biden’s interpreter made a potentially career-altering decision:


Note the fear in this woman’s eyes:

Interpreter for Creepy Joe faces a sophie's choice

God bless you for your courage, your sacrifice, and your service to the country, ma’am. America owes you a debt of gratitude for keeping a straight face and resisting the near-uncontrollable urge to gag, laugh, and/or vomit like the rest of us.

Mock n’ Rob have more in hour 2 of Monday’s show.