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Biden Tired of Palin's "Politics of Division"
CBS ^ | 10/17/08 | Ryanne Corraso

Posted on 10/17/2008 3:19:44 PM PDT by pissant

(MESILLA, N.M.) - Joe Biden says he’s tired of the type of politics of division he heard in Sarah Palin’s comments last night, when she told a North Carolina fundraiser that she liked to visit “pro-American parts of the country.”

“It's disappointing, and I hope it's a slip of the tongue and she doesn't mean it, but she said it. It was reported she said that she likes to visit, quote, pro-American parts of the country,” said Biden, leading into a lengthy dissection of the remarks.

“Ladies and gentlemen, I, like your senator and governor, have been all over this great land. I've never been to a state, I've never been to a state that hasn't sent its sons and daughters to serve and die for this country. Right here in New Mexico right now, there are 1,400 Mexican sons and daughters -- New Mexican sons and daughters deployed in Afghanistan and Iraq. Thirty-six of them have already given their lives for this country.”

“Folks, it doesn't matter where you live, we all love this country. And I hope it gets through. We all love this country. Folks, one of the reasons why Barack and I are running is that we know how damaging the politics of division that continues to be practiced by the McCain, how damaging this policy of division has been. It's time to put this behind us.”

“Folks, it is not a corny thing. It's real. We are one nation, under God, indivisible. We are all patriotic. We all love our country in every part of this country. And I'm tired. I am tired, tired, tired, tired of the implications about patriotism.”

“Folks, that's the reason why Barack and I are running. We are absolutely, totally, thoroughly confident that we can get through these difficult times and like every generation before us be better for it.”

Palin responded today to questions about her remark, telling reporters, “Every area, every area across this great country where we’re stopping and where also the other ticket is stopping and getting to speak at these rallies and speak with the good Americans, it’s all pro-America.”

“I was just reinforcing the fact that there, where I was, there’s good patriotic people there in these rallies, so excited about positive change and reform of government that’s coming that they are so appreciative of hearing our message, hearing our plan. Not, not any one area of America is more pro-America patriotically than others,” said Palin.

Biden not only went after Palin this afternoon, but also had the crowd laughing at Joe Wurzelbacher, now known famously as “Joe the Plumber” after being mentioned 26 times in the final debate between John McCain and Barack Obama.

“We’re going to start with real meaningful tax cuts. I promise you, if you're unlike Joe the Plumber…be nice if he got a license,” said Biden to cheers from the crowd.

“But, Joe the Plumber -- I know you got a lot of plumbers out here making over 250,000 grand,” he said to supporters. “Raise your hands, please.”

At that point, a young man raised his hand, which appeared to be in jest.

“There's a man,” said Biden. “Go borrow money from him, the guy in the green shirt. He makes more than two-fifty. He looks like he's only 18 years old…which means he earned it the hard way. He inherited it.”

McCain spokesperson Ben Porritt fired off an email to press members at the comments, saying “Joe the Senator continued his angry campaign today fresh from his performance attacking Joe the Plumber on national television last night.”

“While Barack Obama attacks small town Americans for 'clinging' to guns and religion, his running mate is busy attacking hardworking Americans who oppose the socialist tax policies of Barack Obama. If anyone is paying attention to Barack Obama’s running mate they will see a serial exaggerator whose only job is to conceal Barack Obama's profound lack of experience, record, and judgment,” wrote Porritt, who titled his email “Biden Irrelevance Tour Continues”.

Biden speaks in Henderson, Nevada tonight as he continues a weekend sweep of West Coast states, including California and Washington.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption
KEYWORDS: biden; hariplugs; larrysinclairslover; palin
Slow Joe, one of the best friends the USSR ever had. Slow Joe, the one with the idea to give Iran money after 9-11.

Slow Joe, the ignorant little worm that opposed missile defense systems. Slow Joe, Daniel Ortega's butt boy in the US Senate.

Slow Joe, the man who voted to defund the troops in Iraq after voting to send them into battle.

Slow Joe, the man who is singing the praises of a marxist, crypto muslim, Ayers' disciple at each campaign stop.

If you are patriotic, Slow Joe, then I'm the King of Elbonia.

1 posted on 10/17/2008 3:19:44 PM PDT by pissant
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To: pissant

Put a sock in it, Joe. You’re old news.


2 posted on 10/17/2008 3:20:23 PM PDT by SandyInSeattle (Go, Sonics! And take the Mariners with you.)
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To: pissant

Yeah, we much prefer Obama’s politics of subtraction - as in taking our money.


3 posted on 10/17/2008 3:20:44 PM PDT by PhilosopherStones
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To: pissant

joe trying to play race card?


4 posted on 10/17/2008 3:21:16 PM PDT by dalebert
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To: pissant

These people are just unreal.

The worst form of hypocrites. No one is more divisive than Barack Obama and his lemmings, and if someone doesn’t believe me, we’ll see if (God forbid) they get into office.


5 posted on 10/17/2008 3:21:37 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (u)
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To: pissant

I’m tired of Joe the six term Senator. How many letters is that Joe??


6 posted on 10/17/2008 3:21:49 PM PDT by WestCoastGal (READ MY LIPSTICK!!! I'm praying for Sarah Palin - Keep the vultures away from her.)
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To: pissant

Running against a Democrat is divisive.


7 posted on 10/17/2008 3:22:03 PM PDT by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast
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To: pissant

From the network that brought you the National Guard documents fresh from the Kinkos!

After this election is over, win or lose, it’s time equip the torches and pitch forks and march to the media!


8 posted on 10/17/2008 3:22:16 PM PDT by CommieCutter ("Why DON'Y you just let PEOOPLEP make up their own MINES who listen?“--Candor7)
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To: pissant
I'm tired of the politics of bad addition.

3-letter word: J-O-B-S

9 posted on 10/17/2008 3:22:33 PM PDT by anniegetyourgun
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To: pissant
Biden Tired of Palin kicking his rear all over the place 's "Politics of Division"

There, fixed it...

10 posted on 10/17/2008 3:22:58 PM PDT by piytar
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To: pissant

11 posted on 10/17/2008 3:23:10 PM PDT by andyandval
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To: pissant
“There's a man,” said Biden. “Go borrow money from him, the guy in the green shirt. He makes more than two-fifty. He looks like he's only 18 years old…which means he earned it the hard way. He inherited it.”

(rim shot) I'd rather listen to Triumph the Insult Comic Dog than this tired old comedy act.

12 posted on 10/17/2008 3:23:20 PM PDT by scottinoc
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To: pissant

Sit down Joe!


13 posted on 10/17/2008 3:23:25 PM PDT by vietvet67
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To: pissant
Joe Biden says he’s tired of the type of politics of division he heard in Sarah Palin’s comments last night, when she told a North Carolina fundraiser that she liked to visit “pro-American parts of the country.”

Palin tells the truth and it hurts the Dems. Yeah, I'm sure Boston, Berkeley, and Boulder are real fonts of patriotic fervor. Well, other than the desire to pay higher taxes.
14 posted on 10/17/2008 3:23:26 PM PDT by Harry Wurzbach (Joe The Plumber & Rep. Thaddeus McCotter are my heroes.)
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To: pissant

LOL

Only the socialist are allowed to speak.

Welcome to “THE NEW PARTY”


15 posted on 10/17/2008 3:23:33 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (http://www.dailymotion.com/video/k6KUDv1wzraWhwlBt1)
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To: pissant
Biden Tired of Palin's "Politics of Division"

As said by the VP candidate of the Party that lives to incite Race and Class divisions (and warfare)...
Your words are worthless, Joe...

16 posted on 10/17/2008 3:23:47 PM PDT by El Cid (Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house...)
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To: pissant

Here in SC you can’t even see the name Biden on the Obama /Biden signs. They have his name written in blue on a blue background.


17 posted on 10/17/2008 3:25:25 PM PDT by TrishaSC
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To: pissant

Joe the Plumber


18 posted on 10/17/2008 3:25:47 PM PDT by Lady GOP
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To: pissant

I’m tired of Biden’s stupidity and lies.


19 posted on 10/17/2008 3:25:52 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (I'm just going to spread YOUR wealth around - Barack HUSSEIN Obama.)
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To: SandyInSeattle

Stand up Joe... tell us how many letters it takes to spell “jobs”.


20 posted on 10/17/2008 3:26:43 PM PDT by johnny7 ("Duck I says... ")
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To: pissant

The people who want to raise taxes on “the rich” are tired of the “Politics of Division.”

Go figure.


21 posted on 10/17/2008 3:27:23 PM PDT by Little Ray (Joe the Plumber. He's our only hope... God help him.)
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To: pissant

The man who made a career of playing class warfare is now tied of all the division?


22 posted on 10/17/2008 3:27:29 PM PDT by Chet 99 (Vote McCain/Palin, or this will be our future: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QTb5EFZmgbs)
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To: PhilosopherStones

I heard a good one yesterday.....trickle up poverty.


23 posted on 10/17/2008 3:27:49 PM PDT by sheana
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To: pissant

Maybe she meant she didn’t like visiting places like Murtha’s district where his people are racists


24 posted on 10/17/2008 3:27:50 PM PDT by Republicus2001
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To: pissant

I work in Cambridge, MA.

Not exactly a pro American city, to say the least.

Wake up Joe!!


25 posted on 10/17/2008 3:27:56 PM PDT by nhwingut (,)
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To: pissant

Sounds like Joe is about to become hysterical. Look for some yucks over the next few weeks as the Obama camp reaizes that all is not well with the Kulaks.


26 posted on 10/17/2008 3:31:11 PM PDT by TexanToTheCore
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To: pissant

THese people bawl about everything.

Calling them crybabies would stop the complaints; otherwise they would look like crybabies.


27 posted on 10/17/2008 3:31:23 PM PDT by Finalapproach29er (Democrats still want to get Pres. Bush and/or VP Cheney; there might be show trials in Feb09)
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To: TribalPrincess2U

Mr. Biden, I’m tired of NOT hearing in the so-called journalistic community about how you: 1) cheated in law school and had to take a course over; 2) have slandered a dead man and hurt his family for cheapest of political points, the truck driver who was in a tragic accident with your deceased wife whom you lied about, claiming he drank his lunch (no evidence of alcohol was found nor was he found culpable, she ran a stop sign into him); 3) you scream about compaission, yet you gave an average of 0.1 percent (that’s ONE-TEHTH of one percent) annually to charity, including a munificent $ 125 last year; 4) have gotten Hizbollah out of Lebanon (they’re still there and they largely run the country); 5) your son got a job as chief of a hedge fund at $ 1.2 million annually with no relevant experience when the hedge fund was started by a bank over which your Senate committe had oversight; 6) how you live in a neighborhood of mansions, yet you speak of your working class neighbors, breakfasts with them at a restaurant that hasn’t existed for 18 years, and constant buying at Home Depot where none of the workers have ever seen you. I’m tired of your politics of lying, Mr. Biden and I’m tired of the tail-kissing, one-sided sycophants in the “press” that protect your falsehoods.


28 posted on 10/17/2008 3:31:54 PM PDT by laconic
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To: pissant

Oh, yeah. Biden. I forgot about him....


29 posted on 10/17/2008 3:33:03 PM PDT by Lancey Howard (Go, Phillies!)
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To: pissant
Folks, it doesn't matter where you live, we all love this country.

Oh, I wouldn't say that about a certain neighborhood in Chicago.

30 posted on 10/17/2008 3:33:25 PM PDT by itsthejourney (1 of every 10 people you pass in the mall is here illegally)
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To: pissant
I hope it's a slip of the tongue and she doesn't mean it>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

Joe! Sarah Palin is NOT Monica Lewisky. Get that idea out of your mind.

Many Americans like to visit pro-American parts of the country. As a matter of fact its the basis for a whole sector of our tourist industry. The Patriot Trail!

Joe, you just have to STFU!

31 posted on 10/17/2008 3:34:11 PM PDT by Candor7 (Fascism? All it takes is for good men to say nothing, ( member NRA)
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To: pissant

Gosh I thought an election was all about the politics of division.


32 posted on 10/17/2008 3:34:48 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: pissant

Slow Joe’s just used to the last 4 years of W being rolled and refusing to use the bully pulpit.

The PitBull cometh.


33 posted on 10/17/2008 3:34:56 PM PDT by nhwingut (,)
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To: pissant
“Joey plugs” is a HYPOCRITE LIBERAL DIVISIONIST. Like all of the liberal morons on the rat party thier motto is divide and conquer. African Americans have yet to realize or want to admit they been thier long time victims. Obi "the" One and Joey Plugs are going to bring unity and hope like thier predecessors Carter, Clinton, Gore, and Kerry, and let us not forget Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson that feed off of thier own kind with no conscience. These are despicable humans who go to bed every night with a clear conscience because a socialist has none!
34 posted on 10/17/2008 3:34:58 PM PDT by ronnie raygun (THE NEW MILLIONAIRES CLUB : YOUR FRIENDLY NIEGHBORHOOD CONGRESSMEN)
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To: pissant

Hey, Joe, Palin is - a six-letter-word “tough” — oh, sorry Joe, that’s a five-letter-word but you know how it is counting letters in a word.


35 posted on 10/17/2008 3:35:18 PM PDT by From The Deer Stand
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To: A_Former_Democrat; freekitty; Free ThinkerNY

These people are amoral and traitors, IMO. They trashed Sarah and her entire family, they’ve trashed Bush for eight years, they’ve trashed the American people and they whining about what?


36 posted on 10/17/2008 3:37:53 PM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: pissant

hey, Joe’s a standup kinda guy......LOL


37 posted on 10/17/2008 3:38:10 PM PDT by tioga
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To: pissant
“Folks, it is not a corny thing. It's real. We are one nation, under God, indivisible. We are all patriotic. We all love our country in every part of this country. And I'm tired. I am tired, tired, tired, tired of the implications about patriotism.”





Yep. We all love our country.
38 posted on 10/17/2008 3:41:48 PM PDT by nhwingut (,)
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To: Lancey Howard
Just three words Joe...

Tough chit.

39 posted on 10/17/2008 3:55:03 PM PDT by skimbell (Life, Liberty and the pursuit of all who threaten either.)
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To: pissant
Joe wants to talk about the "Politics of Division" when he can't even count the number of letters in the three letter word "jobs"?

We need a VP who can do some algebra, at least.

40 posted on 10/17/2008 3:55:27 PM PDT by Paladin2 (Palin for President! (PUMA))
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To: sheana
I heard a good one yesterday.....trickle up poverty.

That is a good one. Now that they succeeded in giving all the poor suckers mortgage debt they couldn't afford and the taxpayers are having to pay it off, they want to "give" the people even more that we can't afford by taking more money from Joe the Plumber and every other hard working American.

If Barack gets his way the poverty won't be trickling up, it'll be a broken water main gushing like a geyser. The division happening in this country is the Democrats dividing us between the workers and the takers.

41 posted on 10/17/2008 3:59:48 PM PDT by eggman (Obama is now The Zero. He used to be The One but he added The Negative One=Joe Biden.)
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To: TexanToTheCore
...as the Obama camp reaizes that all is not well with the Kulaks.

Joe the Plumber knows. First they take from the rich and when there are no more rich they come after the ones that still want to be rich. Soon enough, anyone who owns anything is rich enough to take more from.

42 posted on 10/17/2008 4:10:18 PM PDT by eggman (Obama is now The Zero. He used to be The One but he added The Negative One=Joe Biden.)
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To: laconic

Well stated! I heard Joe’s rant and he sounded quite defensive and angry! But of course that won’t be noted by the MSM, only conservatives are capable of “rage” and “hostility”;)


43 posted on 10/17/2008 4:12:52 PM PDT by Frank_2001
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To: pissant

Joe’s charge is all over the MSM- which is understandable given that he was speaking before a crowd of a “few hundred”. If it wasn’t for his media buddies, no one would even know he was there.


44 posted on 10/17/2008 4:20:32 PM PDT by Wegotsarah.com (WE WIN- WE HAVE SARAH, AND THEY DON'T!)
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THE “BIDEN IRRELEVANCE TOUR”...heeheee. This knucklehead gasbag should thank Sarah everyday...she got him the biggest audience (70 million) his sorry ass ever dreamed of getting.


45 posted on 10/17/2008 4:25:28 PM PDT by basalt
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To: pissant

Is he for real? Their division!? Please, give me a break!

Truth now equals division. Go figure. hm hm HAHAHAHA! Insane!


46 posted on 10/17/2008 5:21:12 PM PDT by Godsgirl
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