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Team Obama confident Biden can take on Ryan despite new gaffe
The Hill ^ | August. 14, 2012 | Amie Parnes

Posted on 08/14/2012 6:47:00 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

DANVILLE, Va.— The Obama campaign said Tuesday it is confident Vice President Biden will be an effective foil against GOP vice presidential candidate Rep. Paul Ryan despite his latest gaffe.

Biden on Tuesday made headlines when he told a crowd here that the GOP ticket’s policies would put “y’all back in chains.” The remark was about Wall Street regulations, but the Romney campaign seized on the imagery of slavery to say Biden and Obama had hit a new low.

The unscripted comments highlighted Biden’s propensity for off-the-cuff statements —which at times have caused the White House embarrassment. But Biden aides say the occasional slip-ups are far outweighed by the positives that the vice president brings to the table.

“Vice President Biden has been the president’s partner and top surrogate on the campaign trail and no one is fighting harder to ensure the president is reelected in November,” a campaign official said. “He continues to travel across the country making the case for what’s truly at stake in this election and why President Obama is the right choice for middle class workers and their families.”

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KEYWORDS: 2012veep; biden; bidengaffes; gaffes; racism
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1 posted on 08/14/2012 6:47:03 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

They already are trying to prop Plugs up for debates.

Panic.


2 posted on 08/14/2012 6:49:07 PM PDT by Col Frank Slade
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To: Free ThinkerNY

God the Hill is a pathetic bunch of brown nosers. Of course the Regime is going to say that. What they really think is Biden a clueless moron that is a continual liability for them.


3 posted on 08/14/2012 6:49:33 PM PDT by MNJohnnie (Giving more money to DC to fix the Debt is like giving free drugs to addicts think it will cure them)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

roflmaocopter


4 posted on 08/14/2012 6:51:04 PM PDT by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: All

I predict the VP debate will have questions almost as serious as an interview of Michelle Obama by Oprah.


5 posted on 08/14/2012 6:51:29 PM PDT by newnhdad (Where will you be during the Election Riots of 2012/2013?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Rope and Chains

or

Chains you can believe in


6 posted on 08/14/2012 6:53:11 PM PDT by Rodm
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I have never watched a political debate, however, I’m looking to the VP debates with great anticipation. Will be more entertaining than a three-ring circus.


7 posted on 08/14/2012 6:54:36 PM PDT by doc1019 (Romney will NEVER get my vote.)
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To: doc1019
I have never watched a political debate....

You don't know what you're missing............

What about the Dingle-Norwood Bill?

Bush's reaction to Gore is hysterical!

8 posted on 08/14/2012 7:00:10 PM PDT by hole_n_one
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Joe Robinette’s first mistake was pretending that he was one of them. A boy from Penn. saying y’all. Give me a break.

Anyone that votes for Manny and Moe or third party is beyond STUPID!


9 posted on 08/14/2012 7:00:57 PM PDT by Coldwater Creek (He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will j rest in the shadow of the Almighty Psalm 91:)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

“The Obama campaign said Tuesday it is confident Vice President Biden will be an effective foil against GOP vice presidential candidate Rep. Paul Ryan despite his latest gaffe.”

What Romney’s guys should do now is call on Obama to drop him for 2012 - he’s just too incompetent. By doing so, they will play into the Democrat arrogance and may even get Obama to actually keep him on the ticket (out of spite), which is definitely what we want.


10 posted on 08/14/2012 7:01:50 PM PDT by BobL (Cruz'd to Victory - July 31, 2012)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Plugs Biden is so poor at debate he makes Rick Perry look like Edward R. Murrow.


11 posted on 08/14/2012 7:02:37 PM PDT by South40 ("Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance." Hussein Obama, Cairo, Egypt, June 4, 2009)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

With this comment, Biden sounded like he was trying to do a parody of a minstrel show. I’m almost convinced he’s intentionally sabotaging BO and the court jester persona is a ruse.


12 posted on 08/14/2012 7:04:13 PM PDT by thecodont
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To: Sooth2222

13 posted on 08/14/2012 7:07:35 PM PDT by P.O.E. (Pray for America)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

For their debate, I don’t know whether to lay in a 55 gallon drum of microwave popcorn, or to sell the 3 I already have, the idea being the market will become flooded with supply.


14 posted on 08/14/2012 7:11:21 PM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (This stuff we're going through now, this is nothing compared to the middle ages.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Token old white guy.

Say what you like about Mittens, he didn’t nominate Rubio or Jindal as token running mates.


15 posted on 08/14/2012 7:16:12 PM PDT by Vide
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To: BobL
Not a chance. Biden is Obunga's life insurance policy.

Imagine Obunga's life expectancy if we had a competent vice-president.

16 posted on 08/14/2012 7:19:13 PM PDT by Aevery_Freeman (All Y'all White Peoples is racist!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

The debates are totally controlled by Democrats, from the moderator to the guy behind the sound board to the guy who carries in the boxes.

The format is rigid and planned. Most of the “audience” allowed to speak are either outright plants or have been in a “focus group” for six hours.

Biden will know all the questions and will have practiced his answers. He may even have an earbud. Ryan will be on his own, left out of the planning, and might have an earbud, but won’t know the questions in advance.

So the fact that Biden has a serious brain issue (was it a burst aneurysm?) won’t matter as much.

The media will report it as a draw or win for Biden anyway.


17 posted on 08/14/2012 7:19:53 PM PDT by DBrow
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Biden’s stupid. He’s not fit for the office he holds - no less - horror upon horrors - the office of President.

Big difference between Obama and Romney - Romney chose a man who would make a great President. Obama chose someone who would stroke his big fat, very needy ego...


18 posted on 08/14/2012 7:22:29 PM PDT by GOPJ (Freeper Neveronmywatch's convinced: Put a compass in the hands of a liberal it'll point south.)
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To: GOPJ

Obama chose someone who would stroke his big fat, very needy ego...


I think it was more calculated then that. I think he chose him because noone would want Biden to talke the office of Prezbo in the real possibility Obama would be impeached.


19 posted on 08/14/2012 7:26:50 PM PDT by Leep (I'm a Chic-Fil--A-merican)
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To: Leep

“I think he chose him because noone would want Biden to talke the office of Prezbo in the real possibility Obama would be impeached.”

I think Biden got chosen because he would not be able to impede The Total Transformation of America that 0bama and his pals have planned (and promised numerous times). Or understand what was happening.


20 posted on 08/14/2012 7:31:06 PM PDT by DBrow
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To: Free ThinkerNY
But Biden aides say the occasional slip-ups are far outweighed by the positives that the vice president brings to the table.

And those would be what again...?

21 posted on 08/14/2012 7:31:50 PM PDT by Flycatcher (God speaks to us, through the supernal lightness of birds, in a special type of poetry.)
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To: Leep

Addendum- they got Spiro out of the way before they got Dick.


22 posted on 08/14/2012 7:32:37 PM PDT by DBrow
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To: Leep

Lefties use all their brain power in the pursuit of power. They are calculating manipulating. In one sense they are genius at the end game. However, they are flat out nuts and liers. Any sane self suffient common sense human would not want to live by lefty rules.
Consider history. Every tyrant/mad man was minority rules.


23 posted on 08/14/2012 7:34:47 PM PDT by Leep (I'm a Chic-Fil--A-merican)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Hey Plugs,

Good luck trying to walk this one back because...

Your “chains” comment is a Big F’n Deal!


24 posted on 08/14/2012 7:36:29 PM PDT by rainee
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To: Free ThinkerNY

As I said earlier; a Ryan vs Biden debate would be like Einstein debating a cat about quantum theory physics.


25 posted on 08/14/2012 7:38:42 PM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (Encourage all of your Democrat friends to get out and vote on November 7th, the stakes are high.)
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To: GOPJ

Good managers hire people smarter than they are.

Bad managers hire people not quite as smart as they are.


26 posted on 08/14/2012 7:39:34 PM PDT by The Antiyuppie ("When small men cast long shadows, then it is very late in the day.")
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To: HereInTheHeartland

“As I said earlier; a Ryan vs Biden debate would be like Einstein debating a cat about quantum theory physics.”

I disagree; a cat cannot make a fool of itself in this situation.


27 posted on 08/14/2012 7:40:59 PM PDT by The Antiyuppie ("When small men cast long shadows, then it is very late in the day.")
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To: Free ThinkerNY

The Democratic party held slaves in chains. That new, upstart Republican party released them from chains.

Ironic?


28 posted on 08/14/2012 7:41:42 PM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse (If there is a war on women, the Kennedys are the Spec Ops troops.)
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To: The Antiyuppie
“I disagree; a cat cannot make a fool of itself in this situation.”

True. But it could turn and lick it's behind. It would still have more poise and intelligence than Biden.

29 posted on 08/14/2012 7:43:14 PM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (Encourage all of your Democrat friends to get out and vote on November 7th, the stakes are high.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

“Stand up, Chuck! Let’em all have a look atcha...”

Kinda like a train wreck, but in slo-mo.


30 posted on 08/14/2012 7:51:58 PM PDT by Tigerized ("..and whack 'em, and whack 'em, and whack 'em!' cried the Toad in ecstasy." (also my 2012 strategy))
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Isn’t the ‘obama campaign’ the ones that crafted Biden’s speech ?


31 posted on 08/14/2012 7:53:09 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (If we were all equal, it would be a very boring world.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Didn’t Bite Me say that he was happy to be in ___ and he was in ___? ie got state wrong..NC vs VA? I heard something on the radio but can’t find a link.

I have always been afraid that we won’t see a debate between Plugs and Ryan. I would put nothing past BO and his thugs, including finding a way to not show up.. Same for the Obungler in Chief.


32 posted on 08/14/2012 7:56:40 PM PDT by Mountain Mary (Where can I get a Ryan 2012 shirt? Or should I just use white-out?)
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To: doc1019
Will be more entertaining than a three-ring circus.

I doubt that.

Here are the first two planned questions:

Vice President Biden, since President Obama single-handedly killed Osama Bin Laden, do you think the world is now a safer place ?

Next question, uh Mitt, do you know exactly how many Chick-Fil-A's there are in Muskogee, Alabama ? Please give a yes or no answer only.

33 posted on 08/14/2012 8:01:17 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (If we were all equal, it would be a very boring world.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Vice President Biden has been the president’s partner and top surrogate on the campaign trail..... continues to travel across the country making the case for what’s truly at stake in this election.....

.....while speaking to yawning "crowds" of 3-400, mostly either bribed or paid to show up!

34 posted on 08/14/2012 8:04:00 PM PDT by rcrngroup
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To: GOPJ
Obama chose someone who would stroke his big fat, very needy ego...

With Larry Sinclair gone, Reggie Love away so much, Michelle off on vacations, and the gay Chicago Bath House off limits, .... is Biden Gay ?

35 posted on 08/14/2012 8:05:54 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (If we were all equal, it would be a very boring world.)
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To: HereInTheHeartland
a Ryan vs Biden debate would be like Einstein debating a cat about quantum theory physics.

Only if the cat was drunk.

36 posted on 08/14/2012 8:08:08 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (If we were all equal, it would be a very boring world.)
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To: UCANSEE2

LOL! You might not be far off.


37 posted on 08/14/2012 8:09:29 PM PDT by doc1019 (Romney will NEVER get my vote.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
I hope they give Joe the traditional sake toast before sending him out on his Kamikaze suicide mission to debate Paul Ryan.


38 posted on 08/14/2012 8:13:20 PM PDT by Emperor Palpatine (Tosca, mi fai dimenticare Iddio!!!!!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Ryan would have to have 99.9% of his brain excised to make a debate with Biden competitive. If Obama is the worst president ever and there’s a very strong case for that, then Biden is most certainly the lowest IQ veep ever.


39 posted on 08/14/2012 8:15:15 PM PDT by Rockitz (This is NOT rocket science - Follow the money and you'll find the truth.)
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To: DBrow

Agnew’s greed and stupidity got himself/

As did Nixon’s paranoia.] get himself.


40 posted on 08/14/2012 8:18:58 PM PDT by Emperor Palpatine (Tosca, mi fai dimenticare Iddio!!!!!)
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To: Mountain Mary
Trusty old Free Republic knows all, sees all...

Biden says 'We can win North Carolina' while campaigning in Virginia

41 posted on 08/14/2012 8:38:49 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: Free ThinkerNY

One Word...Delusional!


42 posted on 08/14/2012 8:51:29 PM PDT by mort56
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To: Attention Surplus Disorder

I’d like to have some popcorn, but I can’t make it. I need the government to make it for me.


43 posted on 08/14/2012 8:53:53 PM PDT by ShasheMac
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Team Obama confident Biden can take on Ryan despite new gaffe

Biden couldn’t take on my Golden Retriever .

Stupid Democrat hack that he is ..Total imbecile


44 posted on 08/14/2012 8:58:02 PM PDT by sonic109 (The 1st Revolution was about taxes ..the 2nd one will be also)
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To: mort56

Ryan will have a tough time debating Biden, because Biden will make things up left and right. And the enabling media, enemies of We The People, will give the lying dead drunk cover, so the lies will be touted as brilliance (from an alcoholic burnt out brain).


45 posted on 08/14/2012 9:01:46 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: UCANSEE2
With Larry Sinclair gone

What happened to Larry Sinclair?

46 posted on 08/14/2012 9:10:27 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate Republicans Freed the Slaves Month.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Every time there is an article about Biden, someone should post a picture of Dan Quayle with the phrase “ Do you miss me yet?”
47 posted on 08/14/2012 9:22:03 PM PDT by Cowboy Bob (Greed + Envy = Liberalism)
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To: sonic109
Biden couldn’t take on my Golden Retriever.

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Great line sonic109!

Yes, America will have a choice in November... Vote for eviction!

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48 posted on 08/14/2012 9:38:47 PM PDT by BobP (The piss-stream media - Never to be watched again in my house)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Now this is funny. Biden would have to know something.


49 posted on 08/14/2012 9:43:27 PM PDT by pallis
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To: doc1019; All

I have never watched a political debate,
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To doc1019: Unbelievable. I would be ashamed to admit that I was that uninterested in, and ignorant of, what people stand for who want to govern this nation. When I read that comment that you made, it helped me understand your tagline. If you never saw any of the Debates, how can you even begin to form the opinion as stated in you tagline: “Romney will NEVER get my vote”. IMO, people like, you and the Rap thugs in the ghettos, who don’t know sh*t from Shinola about where the candidates stand on issues, should not even be allowed to vote.


50 posted on 08/14/2012 10:05:58 PM PDT by pistolpackinpapa (Why is it that you never see any Obama bumper stickers on cars going to work in the mornings?)
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