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Posted on 08/15/2012 1:55:35 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
Biden: I say 'exactly what I mean, it's not gonna change'
By MAGGIE HABERMAN | 8/15/12 1:57 PM EDT
Via Jonathan Martin, who's on the trail with Joe Biden today, the VP began his speech in a much more subdued fashion than he did yesterday when he talked about "chains" to the crowd in Virginia.
And there were no mentions of any form of shackle at this event, "I know I am sometimes criticized for saying exactly what I mean. It's not gonna change."
His attempt at clean-up last night was to say he meant to say "unshackle," but he still dinged Mitt Romney for calling it "outrageous." What was "outrageous," he said, were the GOP policies.
He also added that Romney and Paul Ryan are trying to transform Medicare into a voucher system, saying, "You know how confusing it is to begin with."
Of the GOP intentions, he said, "This is not a mystery anymore, this is not a mystery. ... The Etch A Sketch is gone. This is written pretty clearly."
As I wrote last night, Biden is digging in on what he said earlier yesterday, making the clarification a bit murky. And saying he says what he means is not likely to quell the anger among Republicans over what he said in the first place.
(Excerpt) Read more at politico.com ...
Ooops, I thought this was the week when we were all supposed to be talking about the gaffes of Romney’s VP pick..
The more this guy talks ... the better off we are. Keep it up, Joe.
I wish the Republicans would take the same stance instead of instinctively going on the defensive every time the media parses “macaca” or some other trumped-up race baiting meme. As for Biden, let him proudly fly his stupid flag. The only shame is that too large a segment of the population are stupid right along with him.
Keep it up Joe!!!
I would count this as another gaffe, while defending his gaffe. If that is true, then he’s basically doubled down on the 20th century gaffe
Can’t make this crap up.
I can’t figure out if Joe is really this dense or if there is some motive behind this that leads to Biden being dropped from the ticket. The thing I don’t understand is, if Biden wants off the ticket, why doesn’t he just resign for health reasons or Obama force him to resign?
YOU GO SLO JOE, KEEP TALKING !!
When I learned he was Obamalamdingdong's VP choice in '08, I was absolutely floored.
Well, at least he was defending his own stupidity. Now put a sign on his back..
In that case, Biden is certain that we can lead automobile manufacturing in the 20th century. And he’s not wrong.
How long before Biden quits making public appearances?
Oh, its gonna change Joe. In fact you can start packing now so you can get out of Ryans house without delay. And leave the silverware right where it is.
One thing for sure, I’ve never seen another candidate “out-stupid” Slow Joe .... he really applies himself. He doesn’t do much, but what he does do ....
Chains we can believe in!
I don’t think it was any accident that Obozo chose one of the most stupid, clueless white men in politics he could find.
>>>”His attempt at clean-up last night was to say he meant to say “unshackle,”
So, we’re supposed to think this would then be ok?
They’re gonna put y’all back in shackles.
Dufus doubles down..
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