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Cleaning Up After Biden, Gibbs Makes Himself A Laughingstock
FinkelBlog ^ | Mark Finkelstein

Posted on 04/30/2009 11:50:19 AM PDT by governsleastgovernsbest

Surely one of the worst jobs in Washington is that of cleaning up after the Human Gaffe Machine, AKA Joe Biden . . .

On shovel duty today at the White House, press secretary Robert Gibbs made a laughingstock of himself as he asserted what Biden “meant to say” regarding swine flu. The press corps didn’t merely titter at Gibbs’ travails. They outright laughed in his face at the press sec’s tortured attempt at vice-presidential revisionism.

View video here.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: biden; jaketapper; joebiden; robertgibbs; swineflu

1 posted on 04/30/2009 11:50:19 AM PDT by governsleastgovernsbest
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To: Behind Liberal Lines; Miss Marple; an amused spectator; netmilsmom; Diogenesis; MEG33; PGalt; ...

Worst job in Washington ping to Today show list.


2 posted on 04/30/2009 11:50:54 AM PDT by governsleastgovernsbest (Conservative criticism of the liberal media: www.finkelblog.com)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Even “Big Dumb” Biden has found a niche in his useful idiot - comic relief role. What a maroon.


3 posted on 04/30/2009 11:52:02 AM PDT by tgusa (Gun control: deep breath, sight alignment, squeeze the trigger ....)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Poor Mr. Bentley...


4 posted on 04/30/2009 11:52:38 AM PDT by snarks_when_bored
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

goin mighty slooooowwwww over there at yer blog at the moment.


5 posted on 04/30/2009 11:56:32 AM PDT by digger48
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To: digger48

i can’t get on


6 posted on 04/30/2009 11:58:46 AM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom)
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To: digger48

Sorry about that: this item is proving more popular than I imagined.


7 posted on 04/30/2009 11:58:46 AM PDT by governsleastgovernsbest (Conservative criticism of the liberal media: www.finkelblog.com)
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To: al baby

Sorry about that: server a bit jammed with FReepers eager to view the video. It will probably ease off in a few minutes.


8 posted on 04/30/2009 11:59:59 AM PDT by governsleastgovernsbest (Conservative criticism of the liberal media: www.finkelblog.com)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

It’ll be worth the wait.

I thought it might be my sometimes slow DSL.


9 posted on 04/30/2009 12:00:09 PM PDT by digger48
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

I’ll try back later. Your site is too slow right now.


10 posted on 04/30/2009 12:00:15 PM PDT by LanaTurnerOverdrive ("I've done a few things in my life I'm not proud of, and the things I am proud of are disgusting.")
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To: LanaTurnerOverdrive

Sorry about that: looks like a lot of people are enjoying watching Gibbs’ jujitsu.


11 posted on 04/30/2009 12:02:50 PM PDT by governsleastgovernsbest (Conservative criticism of the liberal media: www.finkelblog.com)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

I wonder who will be the first to go: Gibbs or Biden.


12 posted on 04/30/2009 12:04:31 PM PDT by ChocChipCookie (Earth: It's not your mother, it's just a big rock.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

I heard one of my business partners laughing and laughing.
So, I stuck my head in his office as he was watching this debacle.
He said Tapper’s obviously annoyed response was a classic and a great put down of Gibb’s tortured and insulting explanation.
“ That answer isn’t even remotely related to the question I asked...”


13 posted on 04/30/2009 12:05:18 PM PDT by Wild Irish Rogue
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

I’ll try later—your transcript hints that it’s worth the wait. By the way, “human gaffe machine” is perfect, LOL!


14 posted on 04/30/2009 12:05:29 PM PDT by proud American in Canada (my former tagline "We can, and we will prevail" doesn't fit with the usurper's goals.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

STAND UP JOE! GOD LUV YA!

I’m starting to seriously worry for Joe Biden’s safety...especially if he continues to embarrass Barry this way...


15 posted on 04/30/2009 12:06:34 PM PDT by Bean Counter (Stout Hearts....)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

And yet they will write with glowing terms about Biden and Odumbo and their entire idiotic regime.


16 posted on 04/30/2009 12:11:34 PM PDT by PLKIng
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To: ChocChipCookie

Gibbs. Biden is married to Obama. I never thought I would see an press secretary worse than Scott McClellan. The dims usually have good flacks.


17 posted on 04/30/2009 12:12:31 PM PDT by RobbyS (ECCE homo)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Gibbs is the kind of assclown that assclown’s use to deflect cream pies thrown at their faces. I sure hope this guy isn’t fired...he’s a sure fire gaffe/laugh machine that helps me at least have a giggle or two when 0bama is sticking it to us.


18 posted on 04/30/2009 12:13:21 PM PDT by meandog (There are bad no dogs, only bad owners--the only good bad owner is one mauled by a good bad dog!)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Gibbs....the gift that keeps on giving...


19 posted on 04/30/2009 12:13:26 PM PDT by Guenevere (coram Deo)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PpiF00DoAaI


20 posted on 04/30/2009 12:14:48 PM PDT by jessduntno (Obama is POTUS - we all know what POS means - does the TU stand for Totally Useless?)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Vice President "Joe" Triumph says: "Mr. Gibbs is a fine White House spokesman.....to clean up my POOP!"

21 posted on 04/30/2009 12:16:29 PM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.....)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

JOE BIDEN: I wouldn’t go anywhere in confined places now. It’s not Mexico, it’s a confined aircraft where one person sneezes and it goes all the way through the aircraft: that’s me. I would not be at this point, if they had another way of transportation, suggesting they ride the subway. So, what it relates to is mitigation. If you’re out in the middle of a field and someone sneezes, that’s one thing. If you’re in a closed aircraft or closed container or closed car or closed classroom, that’s another thing.


22 posted on 04/30/2009 12:17:43 PM PDT by jessduntno (Obama is POTUS - we all know what POS means - does the TU stand for Totally Useless?)
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To: Wild Irish Rogue
Tapper was obviously annoyed---his response was a classic and a great put-down of Gibb’s tortured and insulting explanation. “ That answer isn’t even remotely related to the question I asked........”

Goofball "Barbarino" Gibbs.

Goofball Gibbs' vocabulary does not extend beyond Vinnie-isms: "What?” “Where?” All he knows is “I have no knowledge,” I wasn’t aware,” “Nobody informed me". Watta jerk. The goofball should spare us that nerdy smirk.

Insipid freewheeling fools now run our country---thinking they can say or do anything they want without explanation---like the $328,000 flyover. Their unmitigated contempt for Americans, and for our democracy, is astounding.

23 posted on 04/30/2009 12:18:37 PM PDT by Liz (I was like Snow White, then I drifted. Mae West (on liberalism.)
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To: al baby

it could be worse :)


24 posted on 04/30/2009 12:23:37 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (May God save America from its government; this is no time for Obamateurs. Emmanuel = Haldeman?)
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To: Wild Irish Rogue
But what I loved (not) was Tapper saying "with all due respect..."

When did he EVER, EVER say that to a Republican ?? Nope, if it was one of Bush's press secretaries, there would never be a "with all due respect" moment, he would have gone for the jugular.

25 posted on 04/30/2009 12:27:28 PM PDT by coder2
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
Jake Tapper is really ruffling their feathers lately. I won't be surprised if he mysteriously vanishes from the WH press corps one day.
26 posted on 04/30/2009 12:33:32 PM PDT by lwd (Miss California is MY Miss USA!!!)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
I saw it live on FOX. It was great! I'm still trying to figure out how Gibbs "knows" what Biden "meant" to say! Can he read minds? Did Biden tell him what to say regarding his statement? And then the "reporter" (I don't really consider any White House Press Corp member to be a real reporter - it's mostly a "political" appointment, ya' know!) commented on it not being close to what he asked was great.

It'll be interesting to see how much longer he is on the WH press corp, if he doesn't end up in Fort Marcy Park soon . . . .

27 posted on 04/30/2009 12:37:02 PM PDT by jeffc (They're coming to take me away! Ha-ha, hey-hey, ho-ho!)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
Joe Biden’s chronic case of foot in mouth disease (oral bromidrosis) is not getting any better. It is obvious that Joe has not been vigorously brushing his teeth three times a day with strong actin Tinactin, as ordered by Obama himself. Then he makes his predictable escape from his secret basement closet and finds the nearest reporter to breath on.

Thank you Joe! LOL

28 posted on 04/30/2009 12:40:16 PM PDT by mickey finn
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

As a bonus, at 1:28 there is the world’s worst non apology apology:

“Obviously if anyone was unduly alarmed, for what ever reason, uh, we, we would apologize for that.”

TRANSLATION: If you are so stupid that you take seriously anything Joe says then we are sorry [for you].


29 posted on 04/30/2009 12:51:44 PM PDT by DManA
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

I miss Tony Snow more each day.


30 posted on 04/30/2009 12:55:35 PM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Always clarifying things, this administration is. Hey, it ain’t easy getting propaganda put out there just so, everytime.

IOW, it ain’t easy pimpin’ for the prez.


31 posted on 04/30/2009 1:11:52 PM PDT by subterfuge (BUILD MORE NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS NOW!!!)
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To: jeffc
I'm still trying to figure out how Gibbs "knows" what Biden "meant" to say!

"Rahm, send me the script about what Biden "meant" to say ASAP."

"Pres Obama says make sure that idiot Biden stays off the airwaves.
No more interviews for that big-mouth screwup."

" And Rahm, the President wants five doctors, an EMT crew,
three paramedics and an ambulance parked outside the WH ......
just in case that dead Mexican infected him with swine flu."

32 posted on 04/30/2009 2:13:57 PM PDT by Liz (I was like Snow White, then I drifted. Mae West (on liberalism.)
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To: All
Obama went to Mexico w/ 13 senators, staff, and Secret Service retinue.
Hillary went with her staff, Secret Service, and a crew to lug her baggage.

I just happened to see this earlier----parked outside the DNC.
Dems who went to Mexico with Obama and Hillary are on suicide watch.

33 posted on 04/30/2009 2:21:40 PM PDT by Liz (I was like Snow White, then I drifted. Mae West (on liberalism.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Gibbs is as Joe does?


34 posted on 04/30/2009 4:31:57 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (The beginning of the O'Bummer administration looks a lot like the end of the Nixon administration)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Time to appoint a “What Jue meant to say...” Czar.


35 posted on 04/30/2009 5:10:19 PM PDT by gundog
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