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Biden compares Romney’s White House qualifications to plumber
MarketWatch ^ | 05.22.2012 | Jeffry Bartash

Posted on 05/22/2012 1:25:06 PM PDT by Prov1322

Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday said Mitt Romney is no more qualified than a plumber to be president of the United States.

Repeating the White House’s latest line of attack, Biden told a Democratic audience in New Hampshire that Romney’s past as a business leader at Bain Capital is fair game for criticism. Obama and his surrogates have accused Romney of putting profits ahead of the workers at the companies his venture-capital firm invested in.

“When they succeed and the company succeeds, they make money,” Biden said. “When the company they got involved with fails, they make money.”

A president, Biden said, has to worry more about workers and what happens to them. Obama has made the same argument when asked about his campaign’s attacks on Romney’s business history.

“Your job as president is to promote the common good. That doesn’t mean the private-equity guys are bad. They’re not,” Biden said. “But that no more qualifies you to be president than to be a plumber.”

Republicans, for their part, say they are happy to compare Romney’s career as a businessman to Obama’s economic record as president.

- Jeffry Bartash

(Excerpt) Read more at blogs.marketwatch.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012election; biden; election2012; kenyanbornmuzzie; mittromney; slowjoe
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1 posted on 05/22/2012 1:25:10 PM PDT by Prov1322
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To: Prov1322

This, from the genius who pees in the sink in the mens room.


2 posted on 05/22/2012 1:28:03 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Prov1322

Maybe the donks really are trying to get rid of Joe.

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3 posted on 05/22/2012 1:28:03 PM PDT by TLI ( ITINERIS IMPENDEO VALHALLA)
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To: Prov1322

The village idiot speaks...


4 posted on 05/22/2012 1:29:00 PM PDT by LucianOfSamasota (Tanstaafl - its not just for breakfast anymore...)
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To: Prov1322
Biden compares Romney’s White House qualifications to plumber

There are some turds floating around in the White House. They just won't flush. Time to call a plumber.

5 posted on 05/22/2012 1:29:12 PM PDT by douginthearmy (Obamagebra: 1 job + 1 hope + 1 change = 0 jobs + 0 hope)
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To: Prov1322

Using the same metaphorical style: Barrrack is that slacker punk spawn that won’t help around the house, can’t get a job, screws up the place and doesn’t want to move out.


6 posted on 05/22/2012 1:31:49 PM PDT by Nervous Tick (Trust in God, but row away from the rocks!)
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To: Prov1322

That reminds me, wasn’t Joe the Plumber running for Congress? What happened to him? Did he get the nomination?


7 posted on 05/22/2012 1:32:08 PM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: Prov1322

I would rather have a plumber be President of the United States than a Socialist-Communist-Muslim-Kenyan.............


8 posted on 05/22/2012 1:32:16 PM PDT by Red Badger (Think logically. Act normally.................)
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To: Verginius Rufus

Joe is running.

http://www.joeforcongress2012.com


9 posted on 05/22/2012 1:35:42 PM PDT by shalom aleichem
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To: Prov1322

“When they succeed and the company succeeds, they make money,” Biden said. “When the company they got involved with fails, they make money.”

Yeah, Biden? And when you all wreck the country, you still get paid, kick backs and lavish trips on tax payers money.


10 posted on 05/22/2012 1:37:09 PM PDT by WKUHilltopper (And yet...we continue to tolerate this crap...)
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To: Prov1322
Biden want to talk about competence? All I can saw is “Bring it on!”
11 posted on 05/22/2012 1:37:26 PM PDT by Cowboy Bob (Greed + Envy = Liberalism)
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To: Prov1322
As opposed to the welfare queens agitator from Chicago, who spent most of his political life agitating the welfare queens of Chicago, did nothing in his entire life to qualify for a dog catcher let alone President of the United States, who knows nothing about any important subject related to governing the country, and who by any measure is the most incompetent and the worst President in the history of the Republic.
12 posted on 05/22/2012 1:37:41 PM PDT by jveritas (God bless our brave troops)
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To: Verginius Rufus
Joe the Plumber (Samuel Wurzelbacher) won the primary and will be against Marcy Kaptur (who beat Dennis Kucinich in the primary) in Ohio's 9th district.
13 posted on 05/22/2012 1:39:36 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (You only have three billion heartbeats in a lifetime.How many does the government claim as its own?)
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To: Prov1322
We'll need a really big plunger to flush Slow Joe and his boss.
14 posted on 05/22/2012 1:42:42 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (You only have three billion heartbeats in a lifetime.How many does the government claim as its own?)
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To: Prov1322
Biden needs a field sobriety test upon waking.
15 posted on 05/22/2012 1:43:00 PM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: Prov1322

I’ve talked to many Obamabots who launch into a tirade about Romney’s Bain Capital association. I just calmly ask them what companies Obama has run, and what is his background in the private business sector. As always, it comes down to “Republicans are rich, white, and racist.”


16 posted on 05/22/2012 1:44:25 PM PDT by Freestate316
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To: Prov1322

At least the typical plumber knows something about things and actually works for a living!! And usually has to be hard-working to boot. Unlike that maggot Hussein, who knows just enough to read his script from his Communist handlers, and has never had a real job in his life.


17 posted on 05/22/2012 1:46:35 PM PDT by Borax Queen
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To: Prov1322; Revolting cat!

Joe Biden is unqualified to read cue cards.


18 posted on 05/22/2012 1:47:08 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Barack Obama has cut and run from what he called "the right war".)
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To: Prov1322

Better a plumber than thieving imbecile.


19 posted on 05/22/2012 1:48:21 PM PDT by formosa (Formosa)
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To: All
SlowJoe is on a roll today...

Biden: Tea Party stopped us from growing economy

20 posted on 05/22/2012 1:49:39 PM PDT by Prov1322 (Enjoy my wife's incredible artwork at www.watercolorARTwork.com! (This space no longer for rent))
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To: Prov1322

This has Zero’s commie-agitator fingerprints all over it. I understand that Joe Biden is stupid, but he has been “uncorked” for a reason. The strategy is to hit the right fast and furious if you will, with non-stop baseless accusations and over the top rhetoric. Windmills of lies to joust coming from all angles, while the real issues like the deplorable economy and the criminality of the current administration get brushed aside.


21 posted on 05/22/2012 1:51:07 PM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: Prov1322

Pot...kettle...black...


22 posted on 05/22/2012 1:56:00 PM PDT by econjack
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To: Prov1322

What the hell were Obozo’s qualifications to be President. Community Organizer? Part time, less than one-term Senator? No Executive experience.

Biden, you’re an idiot.


23 posted on 05/22/2012 1:56:26 PM PDT by Signalman ( November, 2012-The End of an Error)
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To: SpaceBar
"This has Zero’s commie-agitator fingerprints all over it. I understand that Joe Biden is stupid, but he has been “uncorked” for a reason."

You have a good point, but I actually think that Zero and Joe are simply not smart enough to actually have and execute a strategy. I think that Joe has always been this bad, but the legacy press has finally been following him around, and can't help but publish his regular gaffs.

24 posted on 05/22/2012 1:57:35 PM PDT by norwaypinesavage (Galileo: In science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of one individual)
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To: Prov1322

Ummmm what about the whole Governor of Massachusetts job? Maybe that prepares someone for national leadership a little more than say being the junior Senator from Illinois for two years. Just saying...


25 posted on 05/22/2012 1:57:55 PM PDT by Fry
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To: Prov1322

Just about any American plumber would do a better job running this country than the Marxists in charge! They know the value of a dollar and a business.


26 posted on 05/22/2012 1:58:32 PM PDT by goodnesswins (What has happened to America?)
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To: norwaypinesavage

I should add that it also smells like Axelgrease.


27 posted on 05/22/2012 2:00:02 PM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: Prov1322

A plumber knows how to run a business and fix things unlike the community organizer that we have now!


28 posted on 05/22/2012 2:02:00 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: Prov1322

Biden is a flaming idiot....LMAO!


29 posted on 05/22/2012 2:13:09 PM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Prov1322

At least Joe the Plumber could spot a Socialist when he saw one.

Which is more than we can say for you, Biden.


30 posted on 05/22/2012 2:13:26 PM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemies of freedom. Be Andrew Breitbart.)
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To: Prov1322
We had a haberdasher as President, so why not a plumber? The Obama presidency is shovel ready, so even a ditch digger would do.
31 posted on 05/22/2012 2:15:04 PM PDT by trubolotta
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32 posted on 05/22/2012 2:18:36 PM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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33 posted on 05/22/2012 2:21:31 PM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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34 posted on 05/22/2012 2:24:35 PM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Prov1322
First biden forces obama to openly side with the homos...now he gives Romney a great campaign symbol:


35 posted on 05/22/2012 2:31:00 PM PDT by icwhatudo (This is not a choice between Romney&Reagan-Its between Romney & most radical leftist Pres in history)
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To: Prov1322

Refresh my memory — what were Clinton’s qualifications, much less Obama’s! What a joke —


36 posted on 05/22/2012 2:31:00 PM PDT by NavySEAL F-16 (Reagan Conservative)
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To: Prov1322; GOPsterinMA; Clintonfatigued; SunkenCiv

Too easy.


37 posted on 05/22/2012 2:31:53 PM PDT by Impy (Don't call me red.)
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To: Signalman

38 posted on 05/22/2012 2:32:08 PM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: icwhatudo

Flush the socialist!


39 posted on 05/22/2012 2:33:24 PM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: blueunicorn6

“This, from the genius who pees in the sink in the mens room.”

Nah, he’s too short! Anyway, I think we need a “plumber” in the WH to flush all the little turds out of the place!


40 posted on 05/22/2012 2:36:12 PM PDT by vette6387
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To: Prov1322

happy to compare Romney’s career as a businessman to Obama’s economic record as president. .................................. You betcha! Record? Where?


41 posted on 05/22/2012 2:38:52 PM PDT by Bringbackthedraft ( WHO WE ELECT AS PRESIDENT IS NOT AS IMPORTANT AS WHO THEY APPOINT.)
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To: Prov1322

He still can’t get over Joe the Plumber.


42 posted on 05/22/2012 2:40:00 PM PDT by bgill
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To: Impy; Prov1322; Clintonfatigued; SunkenCiv
Joe Biden, “tough guy”, is comical.

He does need to be completely humiliated though...and he's given the world years worth of material to go after him with.

43 posted on 05/22/2012 2:42:30 PM PDT by GOPsterinMA (We may die, but DISCO LIVES FOREVER!!!)
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To: Prov1322

speechless.

this has to be intentional to get biden off the ticket.

No way this is by accident.


44 posted on 05/22/2012 2:45:52 PM PDT by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: GOPsterinMA

I so hope he has a load on during the VP debate.


45 posted on 05/22/2012 2:52:05 PM PDT by Impy (Don't call me red.)
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To: Impy

I’d pay to watch either Dick Cheney, Chris Christie or even Newt debate Biden. It would be an epic destruction of Ole Joe.

And before someone starts, I don’t want Christie for VP.


46 posted on 05/22/2012 3:24:42 PM PDT by GOPsterinMA (We may die, but DISCO LIVES FOREVER!!!)
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To: a fool in paradise

He can read?


47 posted on 05/22/2012 3:27:58 PM PDT by chiefqc
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To: Impy

I’d pay to watch either Dick Cheney, Chris Christie or even Newt debate Biden. It would be an epic destruction of Ole Joe.

And before someone starts, I don’t want Christie for VP.


48 posted on 05/22/2012 3:38:05 PM PDT by GOPsterinMA (We may die, but DISCO LIVES FOREVER!!!)
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To: Prov1322
Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday said Mitt Romney is no more qualified than a plumber to be president of the United States.

To quote Plugs, "he's a clean, article negro."

Yes, I added the last word.

5.56mm

49 posted on 05/22/2012 3:42:21 PM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: M Kehoe
Article=articulate.

Sheesh.

5.56mm

50 posted on 05/22/2012 3:43:34 PM PDT by M Kehoe
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