Biscuit (Noun) : A person who is willfully ignorant and almost certainly incompetent

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Biscuit Showcase!

Well, let’s face it. Joe Biden may just be the permanent biscuit of the week, but even I have to admit that’s pretty boring, albeit accurate. But we are all painfully aware of just how many dumbasses there are out there, and social media has given them a megaphone to run their mouth and set themselves up for the ridicule they so richly deserve.

It’s even more fun when it’s the liberal goofballs, which applies directly in this case. Ladies and Gentlemen, I give you Sha’Carri Richardson.

If the name sounds at least somewhat familiar it’s because she’s the US sprinter who didn’t get to participate in the Tokyo olympics because she failed a drug test from smoking weed. You know, because olympic athletes may be fast in the legs but are clearly, in this case, slow in the head.

Three ladies from Jamaica finished the Olympics in first, second and third instead.

This little setback, however, did not keep Sha’carri from keeping up the good fight – especially on social media. She was in full on come-and-get-it mode leading up to a highly anticipated race in Oregon where she’d finally get to compete against these pesky Jamaican wannabes.

Richardson would do more than her part to stoke the hype through a series of snarky tweets a Nicki Minaj-inspired TikTok Video, and an acrylic fake nail-tapping Nike ad scored to Aretha Franklin’s ‘Young, Gifted and Black’ that ran moments before the starting gun. (“If you need me,” Richardson says in the spot, “I’ll be at the finish line, waiting.”) In a pre-race news conference with the three Jamaicans, Richardson came out swinging like a prizefighter at a weigh-in. “I’m not starstruck,” she said with a giggle.

The starting gun went off for the race of nine women and was over before you know it. Richardson finished dead last.

Any one of the three Jamaicans who again finished first, second and third would’ve been a deserving post-race interview – not least of all Jamaician winner Thompson-Herah, whose winning, windless 10.54 time was five-hundredths off of Flo-Jo’s mountainous all-time mark. But instead NBC – in a heat to prove its bungled Olympics coverage was no fluke, apparently – zeroed in on Richardson, and she unraveled on live TV. “Talk all the shit you want,” she said, chopping the air with her hands when she wasn’t giggling more. “I’m the sixth-fastest woman in this game, ever. And can’t nobody ever take that from me.”

Not surprisingly, Richardson’s invitation to ridicule was swiftly taken up on social media by rafts of pot-clapping Jamaicans; they were too delighted to point out that Richardson’s 11.14 time wouldn’t have medaled at Champs and post memes of Jamaican Fraser-Pryce breezing past Richardson in the background.

Not long thereafter Richardson deepened the embarrassment by pulling out of the 200m. While her peers continue to push one another this week at the next Diamond League stop in Lausanne, Richardson has retreated to social media, where she continued to urge on her haters after liking a post disparaging Jamaica as a nation of “barefoot coconut eaters.” Which is to say, this person doesn’t much resemble the one who appeared on the Today show in the wake of her drug suspension, owned up to her transgression and committed to “heal myself.”

Most biscuits don’t.

Author’s note: portions of this article were originally reported by The Guardian.

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