Free Republic
Browse · Search
News/Activism
Topics · Post Article

Skip to comments.

Wisconsin - Biden riles the crowd: 'Youíre the dullest audience Iíve ever spoken to'
The Hill ^ | 10.7.10 | Jordan Fabian

Posted on 10/07/2010 12:40:23 PM PDT by Sub-Driver

Biden riles the crowd: 'You’re the dullest audience I’ve ever spoken to' By Jordan Fabian - 10/07/10 02:48 PM ET

Vice President Joe Biden got a laugh from his audience at a Wisconsin fundraising event Thursday when he tried to rile the crowd about the economic collapse of 2008.

“We want to reward people who manufacture things in the United States, in Wisconsin, not to take them overseas to China and to other countries!” he said to a silent room at the event for Democratic gubernatorial nominee Tom Barrett, according to a White House pool report.

He continued, saying “You’re the dullest audience I’ve ever spoken to," at which point he got applause and laughs. "Do you realize how many jobs Wisconsin lost? It’s staggering!"

Biden and President Obama have made frequent campaign stops in recent weeks in an attempt to jolt Democrats who are lagging Republicans in voter enthusiasm measures, in part due to the slowing pace of the economic recovery under the administration's watch.

Biden's appearance Thursdsay was in the Wisconsin's state capital Madison, which hosted a crowd of 26,000 to see President Obama speak at rally targeted at young voters the week before.

The vice president has argued at previous that Democrats have begun to reverse the momentum that had them sliding to large losses on Election Day. He has also taken several pointed shots at the GOP, jokingly saying this week that he would "strangle" Republicans who talk about the deficit.

On Thursday, he took a jab at the House GOP's "Pledge to America," governing agenda.

“The pledge half baked…folks, we’ve been in that oven before," he said. "This pledge is a threat to America."


TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Wisconsin
KEYWORDS: biden; bidengaffes; bidenquotes; biteme; crowd; dullest; gaffemachine; joebiden; obamalaise; riles; wisconsin
Navigation: use the links below to view more comments.
first 1-2021-4041-6061-80 ... 121-134 next last
He needs to be on a leash........
1 posted on 10/07/2010 12:40:26 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | View Replies]

To: Sub-Driver

talking to himself.


2 posted on 10/07/2010 12:41:15 PM PDT by Godzilla (3-7-77)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Sub-Driver

Get rid of the unions....you can’t have it both ways.....


3 posted on 10/07/2010 12:42:08 PM PDT by Sacajaweau (What)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Sub-Driver

Must not have been professionally cast

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2603321/posts


4 posted on 10/07/2010 12:42:26 PM PDT by GeronL (http://libertyfic.proboards.com <--- My Fiction/ Science Fiction Board)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Sub-Driver

He acts all the way baked that’s for sure.


5 posted on 10/07/2010 12:42:38 PM PDT by Durus (The distance between us has grown, and I struggle to quantify it. Windage adjustments are done.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Godzilla

Well,he may be the leading national expert on ideas that are half-baked.


6 posted on 10/07/2010 12:42:38 PM PDT by DrC
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 2 | View Replies]

To: Sub-Driver

Insulting your audience is hardly a good speech technique.


7 posted on 10/07/2010 12:43:11 PM PDT by Marty62 (marty60)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Sub-Driver

Joe the Schmoe must have forgotten to put on the jester’s cap he usually wears to these dumb Dem affairs.


8 posted on 10/07/2010 12:43:39 PM PDT by kittymyrib
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Sub-Driver

I see Biden as big time asset.

To the GOP the next 26 days...


9 posted on 10/07/2010 12:43:40 PM PDT by Badeye (I can see NOVEMBER from My HOUSE.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Sub-Driver

His political strategy is to impoverish voters with bad policies and then insult them on the campaign trail?

“We ruined the economy, but I’ve still got these hackneyed talking points. You dull clods. Cheer. You always have before. Didn’t you hear me say China? We like Wisconsin and hate China. Cheer you *&^%s. What’s wrong with you.”

I think Biden is a thug. He’s a criminal and a lying psycopath that just happened to end up in politics.


10 posted on 10/07/2010 12:44:02 PM PDT by November 2010
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Sub-Driver
“We want to reward people who manufacture things in the United States”

That statement is pretty hard to square with your party's approach to tax and regulation there Joe.

11 posted on 10/07/2010 12:44:57 PM PDT by hometoroost (Somewhere a community is missing its cruise director)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Sub-Driver

Biden should note that his audience knows damn well who is getting the blame for the loss of jobs in WI...Diamond Jim Doyle.

Even the D’s in this State have 1% of non idiocy...


12 posted on 10/07/2010 12:45:12 PM PDT by MNlurker
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Sub-Driver

Biden riles the crowd: ‘You’re the dullest audience I’ve ever spoken to’

What a coincidence!!


13 posted on 10/07/2010 12:45:33 PM PDT by Spok (Is it RINO season yet?)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Sub-Driver
We want to reward people who manufacture things in the United States, in Wisconsin, not to take them overseas to China and to other countries!

Given the crowd that was in the room, no wonder they were silent. I guarantee none of them knows anyone who "manufactures things". Nor would they want to reward them in any way.

14 posted on 10/07/2010 12:45:51 PM PDT by Mygirlsmom (Just ask Coates: The Obama Admin has no problem with racism as long as it's "applied correctly")
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Sub-Driver

It would be funny to see them pull him off the stage and hand over hand like in some wild concert just toss him above the crowd until they had tossed him out the door.

How dull would that be?


15 posted on 10/07/2010 12:46:22 PM PDT by WAW (Which enumerated power?)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Sub-Driver

Video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N-yZFbzaWbg


16 posted on 10/07/2010 12:47:04 PM PDT by sbMKE
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: CatDancer

“dull” ping...


17 posted on 10/07/2010 12:48:09 PM PDT by green pastures (Cynicism-- it's not just for breakfast anymore...)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Sub-Driver

Hey Joe, balance the budget!


18 posted on 10/07/2010 12:48:54 PM PDT by scott7278 ("...I have not changed Congress and how it operates the way I would have liked." BHO)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Sub-Driver

*”Do you realize how many jobs Wisconsin lost? It’s staggering!” *

Yes, and I bet most of those jobs that were lost disappeared soon after the Dems took congress in 2007


19 posted on 10/07/2010 12:49:25 PM PDT by PATRIOT1876 (Language, Borders, Culture, Full employment for those here legally)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Sub-Driver
"We want to reward people who manufacture things in the United States, in Wisconsin, not to take them overseas to China and to other countries!" he said to a silent room at the event for Democratic gubernatorial nominee Tom Barrett, according to a White House pool report.

Then why is your administration taxing and regulating US manufacturers to death, Biden?

I think I see the problem. What he meant was, "We want to tax as much as possible reward people who manufacture things in the United States, in Wisconsin, not let them escape our power by going to take them overseas to China and to other countries!

BTW, Biden, thanks for reminding people about the massive job losses brought to them by the 2006 Demscum Congress and your administration!

Finally, where does Biden get off calling anyone else unhinged? LOL!

20 posted on 10/07/2010 12:49:40 PM PDT by piytar (There is evil. There is no such thing as moderate evil. Never forget.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]


Navigation: use the links below to view more comments.
first 1-2021-4041-6061-80 ... 121-134 next last

Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.

Free Republic
Browse · Search
News/Activism
Topics · Post Article

FreeRepublic, LLC, PO BOX 9771, FRESNO, CA 93794
FreeRepublic.com is powered by software copyright 2000-2008 John Robinson