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  • Chevy Volts For War-Torn Vienna, Nothing For Benghazi

    10/12/2012 4:15:39 PM PDT · by raptor22 · 47 replies
    IBD EDITORIALS ^ | October 12, 2012
    Priorities: While our consulate in Benghazi was guarded by unarmed Libyan contractors making $4 an hour, our embassy in Vienna received an expensive charging station for its new electric cars to help fight climate change. Even MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell says Vice President Joe Biden lied during Thursday's debate when he said twice that no one in the Obama administration knew that requests for extra security had been made by our Libyan ambassador, Christopher Stevens, and other members of our consulate in Benghazi. The State Department knew "in real time," as Mitchell put it in her post-debate analysis, that requests had...
  • Though Biden Didn't Win, He Brilliantly Reprised Bonecrusher Smith - Bashing Biden with Boxing

    10/12/2012 2:57:09 PM PDT · by billflax · 8 replies
    Forbes ^ | 10/12/2012 | Bill Flax
    The presidential debates have elicited abundant boxing metaphors, which as a former boxer and coach can always be entertaining. Boxing only works so well as a debate analogy because unlike verbal sparring, there are no predetermined spans of offense and defense. In debates, both speakers are supposed to get turns. At least, before Joe Biden obliterated the Marquis of Queensberry by incessantly interrupting his challenger Paul Ryan. Biden boxed brilliantly even if it wasn’t pretty and drew little blood. Before last night’s bout, reporters asked Biden if he would “rope-a-dope?” Biden boasted, “You ever see me rope-a-dope?” If you recall,...
  • Was Paul Ryan Bullied?

    10/12/2012 2:37:06 PM PDT · by Chuckmorse · 35 replies
    Chuck Morse Speaks ^ | Oct 11, 2012 | Chuck Morse
    The debate between VP nominees Joe Biden and Paul Ryan reminded me of the debates I've had over the years with left-wingers on my radio show and privately. Left-wingers think nothing of lying and playing dirty because they believe in power and in the principle that anything goes to keep their power. Regarding the Biden-Ryan debate I read a post-debate tweet from a left-wing talk show host who claimed that Biden "creamed" Ryan. From a left prospective he is right. Biden did everything he could to dominate the debate and to stop Ryan from talking including constant rude interruptions and...
  • GOP Embassy Cuts Aren't Why The Benghazi Attacks Happened (pic)

    10/12/2012 1:49:00 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 4 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 10-12-12 | The Looking Spoon
    Biden saying that was one of the most irritating moments of the debate, because Martha Raddatz QUICKLY moved on from it before Ryan could say anything in his defenseAnyone who thinks she wasn't working to help Biden is a fool.
  • Biden’s Tax Malarkey

    10/12/2012 1:01:36 PM PDT · by 92nina · 5 replies
    ATR ^ | 2012-10-12 | John Kartch
    During Thursday’s debate, Vice-President Joe Biden engaged – in his words – in a fit of malarkey on the tax issue. Below are the details of what he claimed and what the real truth is: Biden: “97 percent of the small businesses in America pay less - make less than $250,000. Let me tell you who some of those other small businesses are: hedge funds that make $600 million, $800 million a year. That's – that's what they count as small businesses, because they're pass-through.” The Obama-Biden plan to raise the top two marginal income tax rates (from 33 and...
  • A Nice Shot Of Paul Ryan With His Debate Opponent

    10/12/2012 11:30:58 AM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 16 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 10-12-12 | The Looking Spoon
    Or opponents...
  • White House: Obama and Biden were never aware of requests for more Benghazi security

    10/12/2012 10:52:25 AM PDT · by seanmerc · 65 replies
    Foreign Policy ^ | 12 Oct 12 | Josh Rogin
    Vice President Joseph Biden speaks only for himself and President Barack Obama, and neither man was aware that U.S. officials in Libya had asked the State Department for more security before the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, a top White House official told The Cable. Biden has come under fire for saying at Thursday night's debate, "We weren't told they wanted more security. We did not know they wanted more security there." The Cable asked Deputy National Security Advisor for Communications Ben Rhodes whether Biden was speaking for the entire Obama administration, including the State Department,...
  • To Understand Biden's Debate Laughter You Need To Get In His Head...

    10/12/2012 10:50:47 AM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 14 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 10-12-12 | The Looking Spoon
    Inspired by a comment at this Newsbusters post.
  • Carney: Biden Was Speaking About Himself, The President, And The White House, Not The Administration

    10/12/2012 10:38:29 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 82 replies
    BuzzFeed Politics ^ | October 12, 2012 | Andrew Kaczynski
    The White House press secretary said the Vice President didn't contradict the State Department last night because he was not speaking about the Administration as a whole. VIDEO
  • What Does The Bible Have To Say About Biden's Debate Performance? (pic)

    10/12/2012 9:55:29 AM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 12 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 10-12-12 | The Looking Spoon
  • The Bully vs. the Wonk: The Veep's strategy: Show contempt for your opponent

    10/12/2012 9:28:32 AM PDT · by mojito · 24 replies
    WSJ ^ | 10/12/2012 | The Editors
    So now we know what Team Obama's comeback plan was following last week's defeat in the Presidential debate. Unleash Joe Biden to interrupt, filibuster, snarl, smirk and otherwise show contempt for Paul Ryan. The carnival act contributed to the least illuminating presidential or vice presidential debate of our lifetimes. From the opening bell, Mr. Biden seemed to take to heart the interpretation that President Obama offered this week of his debate performance—that he had been "too polite." That was not a problem for the Veep, whose marching orders were clearly to steamroll the overmatched moderator Martha Raddatz and dismiss everything...
  • Democrats: Biden wasn't rude, he was just passionate

    10/12/2012 7:06:43 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 46 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 10/12/2012 | Byron York
    DANVILLE, Kentucky -- There are two ways to judge Thursday's vice presidential debate between Joe Biden and Paul Ryan, and no one yet knows which one voters will choose. The first is on the substance of what was discussed. That debate was about a tie, with Biden winning on issues like Medicare and Afghanistan, and Ryan winning on taxes and Libya. Judged on the substance, it seems unlikely that debate will change much of anything in the broader presidential race. The second way to judge the debate is on style, but that really means just one thing: Joe Biden's demeanor....
  • Ghost of an over-confident Al Gore will haunt smirking Vice President Joe Biden.....

    10/12/2012 6:39:43 AM PDT · by Justaham · 23 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | 10/12/12 | Toby Harnden
    Original title:Ghost of an over-confident Al Gore will haunt smirking Vice President Joe Biden who tried too hard to make up for his boss' weakness . . . and was caught fibbing about the U.S. intelligence community ------------------------ Joe Biden came out swinging at Paul Ryan, flailing wildly and landing a few punches on his own jaw as well as his opponent's. He showed the kind of spirit and populist anger that President Barack Obama was so conspicuously lacking and has cheered up many demoralised Democrats. But Biden's performance here in Danville, Kentucky was both comical and self-defeating. Just as...
  • Paul Ryan vs. Joe Biden - A Debate With The Joker

    10/12/2012 4:52:14 AM PDT · by LD Jackson · 35 replies
    Political Realities ^ | 10/12/12 | LD Jackson
    The title of this post does not fully express the disgust with which I watched the Vice-Presidential debate last night. Paul Ryan and Joe Biden sat down at a table in the first face to face meeting of the two tickets vying for the Presidency since Mitt Romney wiped the floor with Barack Obama. There was never a doubt that Paul Ryan would be in command of the issues. He always is and is more than capable of articulating them with precision and accuracy. There was also no doubt that Joe Biden would be on the attack and that is...
  • Wallace: 'Most Disrespectful Debate Performance In My Lifetime'

    10/11/2012 10:48:42 PM PDT · by Snuph · 62 replies
    Fox Nation ^ | 10/11/2012 | Chris Wallace
    Video at link.... Fox News’ Chris Wallace speaking shortly tonight’s VP debate said, “I don’t believe I have ever seen a debate in which one participant was as openly disrespectful of the other as Biden was to Paul Ryan.” Wallace cited Biden’s facial gestures and phrases such as “malarkey” and “stuff.”
  • I hope the GOP takes issue with classic arrogant Biden ugly smirking

    10/11/2012 8:33:31 PM PDT · by Milagros · 30 replies
    I hope the GOP takes issue with classic arrogant Biden ugly smirking I hope REP capitalize on Joe Biden's constant despicable cocky laugh, as a:Show of DEM insensitivity, and an overall lack of seriousness and responsibility.
  • Old Smirkin' Joe

    10/11/2012 2:58:00 PM PDT · by IbJensen · 27 replies
    American Spectator ^ | 10.10.12 | Paul Kengor
    Paul Ryan readies for the Biden Treatment. I'd like to share a story on Senator Joe Biden that happened 31 years ago, and may be relevant to Biden's Thursday evening debate with Paul Ryan. It involved Biden's international humiliation of a good man, and it became a habit for Biden. -snip- The "good man" I'm referring to is William P. "Bill" Clark, also known as Judge Clark. Clark, now 80 years old, living in Paso Robles, California, was Ronald Reagan's confidant, closest aide, and single most important adviser in the effort to take down the Soviet Union. -snip- ...a grinning...
  • Biden's Secret Weapon For The VP Debate

    10/11/2012 10:18:24 AM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 34 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 10-11-12 | The Looking Spoon
    For some reason expectations of Biden are decently high. I'm not sure how he'll do, but I know why he might do well...
  • Stand Up, Chuck! Todd Says Biden Has 'Gravitas' Going For Him In Debate

    10/11/2012 10:02:37 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 19 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    I say "Joe Biden," you say . . . . Joke? Gaffe machine? Not Chuck Todd. In his pre-game commentary for tonight's debate, the NBC political director claimed that, as with Cheney versus Edwards and Bentsen versus Quayle, Biden—matched up against Paul Ryan—has "gravitas" going for him. View the video and a list of some of Grandpa Gravitas's most famous gaffes here.
  • Biden's Debate Prayer

    10/11/2012 9:19:38 AM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 4 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 10-11-12 | The Looking Spoon
  • Old Smirkin' Joe

    10/10/2012 9:45:01 PM PDT · by tsowellfan · 35 replies
    spectator.org ^ | By Paul Kengor
    Paul Ryan readies for the Biden Treatment I'd like to share a story on Senator Joe Biden that happened 31 years ago, and may be relevant to Biden's Thursday evening debate with Paul Ryan. It involved Biden's international humiliation of a good man, and it became a habit for Biden. I'm confident Biden may aim to repeat the performance with Paul Ryan in the vice-presidential debate, looking to "Quayle" the youthful Wisconsin congressman in a way worse than Lloyd Bentsen might have done...
  • Paul Ryan's Moment

    10/10/2012 2:12:26 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 19 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 10, 2012 | Armstrong Williams
    Gallup is reporting that Mitt Romney has received a five-point bounce from his trouncing of the President in last week’s debate, with the race tied at 47-47. The race is a dead heat, and, just like the MLB playoffs happening in Washington for the first time in decades, every single play now counts. This week, Vice-President Biden will face Congressman Paul Ryan in the Vice Presidential Debate. Conservatives have been licking their lips for this one ever since Ryan was selected by Governor Romney as his running mate back in early August. But don’t count Biden out too soon: he...
  • Advantage Ryan

    10/10/2012 10:07:54 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 10, 2012 | Bob Barr
    My country has in its wisdom contrived for me the most insignificant office that ever the invention of man contrived or his imagination conceived. John Adams, First Vice President of the United States, 1793 Since our nation’s first vice president took his oath of office in 1789, the office in which John Adams labored under the shadow of George Washington has been much maligned. Despite the scorn that has been heaped upon this second highest office in the land, 14 of its alumni have gone on to become presidents; and every four years there recurs a mad scramble in both...
  • Missing in Action: Stimulus Sheriff Joe Biden

    10/10/2012 3:47:10 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 10, 2012 | Michelle Malkin
    Remember when President Obama bragged about Joe Biden's fiscal discipline cred in 2009? "To you, he's Mr. Vice President, but around the White House, we call him the Sheriff," Obama warned government employees. "Because if you're misusing taxpayer money, you'll have to answer to him." Fast-forward to 2012. Call in the search teams. Since being appointed the nation's stimulus spending cop, Sheriff Joe has taken a permanent donut break. He's AWOL on oversight. In fact, he's been bubble-wrapped, boxed and kept completely out of sight. The garrulous gaffe machine hasn't sat down for a national media interview in five months....
  • The vice presidential debate drinking game

    10/09/2012 12:49:33 PM PDT · by FL2012 · 17 replies
    Examiner ^ | October 9, 2012 | Robert Elliott
    Every time Biden says "GM is still alive and Osama is dead," roll your eyes and take a sip. - If Biden screws it up and says "Obama is dead," take a chug. - If Ryan responds by saying "al-Qaeda is still alive and your ambassador is dead," finish your drink.
  • Biden Gets Ready For 2016 Presidential Run (pic)

    10/05/2012 12:16:03 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 5 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 10-5-12 | The Looking Spoon
    I did another piece speculating on his choice of a running mate (here). I think this is a much more logical choice...
  • Biden says he’s ready to rumble with Ryan

    10/05/2012 10:13:18 AM PDT · by Hunton Peck · 91 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Thursday, October 4, 2012 | Susan Crabtree
    <p>Vice President Joseph R. Biden isn’t known for his disciplined oratory, but after watching Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney outperform President Obama during Wednesday night’s debate, Mr. Biden said he’s ready to face Mr. Romney’s running mate, Rep. Paul Ryan, and pin him down on the facts.</p>
  • The Inexhaustible Vice President, Or: Of Hogs, Acorns and Joe Biden

    10/05/2012 5:07:22 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 5, 2012 | Paul Greenberg
    The worst gaffe a politician can make, it's been said, is not the mistakes he makes on the campaign trail but when he tells the truth. The vice president of the United States, who's a kind of genius at embarrassing himself, did it again the other day when, almost in passing, he mentioned the hallmark of this president's stewardship of the American economy, "the middle class that has been buried these past four years." Oops. Even a blind hog will stumble across an acorn now and then, but this time the vice president had hit on an essential truth, one...
  • Biden: Why, "Yes We Do" Want to Raise Your Taxes By $1 Trillion!

    10/04/2012 9:13:12 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 3 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 4. 2012 | Heather Ginsberg
    In his speech Biden says: "On top of the trillions of dollars of spending that we have already cut, we’re gonna ask – yes – we’re gonna ask the wealthy to pay more," said Biden. "My heart breaks, come on man. You know the phrase they always use? Obama and Biden want to raise taxes by a trillion dollars. Guess what? Yes we do in one regard. We want to let that trillion dollar tax cut expire so the middle class doesn’t have to bear the burden of all that money going to the super wealthy. That’s not a tax...
  • Obama aide denies Bush bashing

    10/03/2012 10:15:07 AM PDT · by seanmerc · 15 replies
    Politico.com ^ | 3 Oct 12 | Kevin Robillard
    President Barack Obama’s reelection effort is not blaming the sputtering economic recovery of the past four years on former President George W. Bush, his deputy campaign manager insisted Wednesday. “We’re absolutely not doing that,” Stephanie Cutter said on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.” “In fact, we’re taking credit for the 5.1 million private-sector jobs that have been created over the past four years despite being handed the worst economy since the Great Depression. We’re taking credit for the million jobs that were protected under the president’s efforts to save the auto industry and the increase in manufacturing jobs for the first time...
  • Correcting Biden's Gaffe About The Middle Class Being "Buried"

    10/02/2012 4:07:02 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 8 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 10-2-12 | The Looking Spoon
    In case you missed the latest and greatest from God's gift to conservatives see it here.
  • Biden: Middle Class 'Has Been Buried the Last Four Years'

    10/02/2012 10:50:07 AM PDT · by GOPinCa · 51 replies
    Vice President Joe Biden said the middle class "has been buried the last four yeas" at a campaign event in Charlotte, North Carolina: "This is deadly earnest, man. This is deadly earnest," Biden said. "How they can justify--how they can justify--raising taxes when the middle class has been buried the last four years... How in Lord's name..." Of course, Barack Obama has been president the last four years, and Biden has been vice president.
  • Another Reason for Barack Obama To Go Home

    09/27/2012 10:07:53 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 5 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 27, 2012 | Emmett Tyrrell
    Now that Governor Mitt Romney has revealed the details of his tax returns, it is high time that Senate Leader Harry Reid reveal the details of his relationship with that cow that was linked to him in a world exclusive right here in this very column last month. Doubtless, I shall be nominated for yet another Pulitzer, but as always I shall chastely demur, insisting, as in the past, that I consider this column a public trust. No award or commendation is required. Fulfilling my public duty as a citizen is in itself reward enough. Last month, I was only...
  • Now it's Biden's wife making gaffes as she makes accidental X-rated joke about her husband

    09/24/2012 8:54:39 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 16 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | September 22, 2012 | Laura Cox
    Things went from bad to worse for Jill Biden on Friday after accidentally cracking a joke about her husband's manhood. Captured on video, this is the moment the Second Lady lost her cool at a New Hampshire campaign event, giggling like a schoolgirl as the crowd roared with delight. Passionately describing Mr Biden's work ethic she began: 'I've seen Joe up close,' making a wide motion with her hands, before blushing as she realised the innuendo she had just made. 'It's in my remarks, really,' she insisted. A wave of amused titters swept the audience, Mrs Biden allowing herself an...
  • Middle East madness

    09/20/2012 2:39:25 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 20, 2012 | Victor Davis Hanson
    Last week, Muslim mobs took to the streets to murder the American ambassador in Libya and three of his staffers. American embassies were attacked from Egypt to Yemen. Embarrassed White House Press Secretary Jay Carney and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice insisted that these assaults were just reactions to an insensitive video circulating on the Internet that disparaged Islam. As embassies burned, we were assured that there was no animosity directed at America in general, or at this administration and its foreign policy in particular. That is hogwash. The weeks-old video was a mere pretext, in the...
  • When Does NBC Broadcast Joe Biden Mental Meltdown of July 23, 1986?

    09/18/2012 7:49:27 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 27 replies
    Self | September 18, 2012 | PJ-Comix
    Okay, so when does NBC or any other MSM outlet FINALLY show the video of July 23, 1986 in which Joe Biden has a looooooong extended mental meltdown? It is one of those videos that has to be seen to be believed and makes one doubt the mental stability of Biden. The meltdown took place at the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing in which Biden was screaming at and berating a calm George Shultz who was the Secretary of State then. It wasn't just what Biden was doing but HOW he was doing it. Just like a petty child complete...
  • Vice President Joe Biden Calls Hispanics ‘Most Powerful Force in American Politics’

    09/14/2012 6:53:39 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    ABC News ^ | 09/14/2012 | Arlette Saenz
    Vice President Joe Biden described the Hispanic population in this country as the “most powerful force in American politics” during a speech to the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Gala in Washington, D.C. Thursday night. “I’m here to say thank you, and tell you how much this great country owes you and how much more can be done with the infusion of new blood, of new ideas,” Biden said. “Ladies and gentlemen, you are about to become, and already have, the most powerful force in American politics. Exercise that power well, and the country will embrace you.” The Census Bureau says...
  • Biden Invites Fireman to WH For Beer, Says ‘This is no bulls***’

    09/11/2012 10:47:48 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 9 replies
    ABC News ^ | 09/11/2012 | Arlette Saenz
    Actual Title.... Oh! That Joe! (No. 51 In A Series) – Biden Invites Fireman to WH For Beer, Says ‘This is no bulls***’ Editor’s note: With campaign season having officially begun, Political Punch — which focuses its coverage on the president, vice president, the Obama campaign, and the Obama administration — is bringing back a popular feature from the 2008 campaign, “Oh! That Joe!”, which covers some of the more fun, unique, lovable, cringe-worthy and gaffable comments by Vice President Biden. SHANKSVILLE, Pa. – Vice President Joe Biden extended an invitation to have beers at the White House to a...
  • Joe Biden Visits Kids at Summer Camp, Trivializes Parents' Success

    09/08/2012 3:07:35 PM PDT · by Bobble · 17 replies
    The Daily Rash ^ | Unknown | Mark Donahue
    At that point Vice President Biden asked if any of the kids had a desire to work at a secure government job that they couldn’t get fired from. His question provoked a few giggles but no one appeared very interested. He looked out at the children and pointed to ten year-old Brice Butler, asking his name. “What’s your dad do for a living, Brice?” “He runs a construction company,” the boy replied. “Oh, he runs the company. Is it his company or does he work for someone else?” “It’s his. He has a lot of people working for him.” “Oh,...
  • Biden Clarifies Gaffe About His Dead Father Respecting Obama

    09/07/2012 1:49:04 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 17 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 9-7-12 | The Looking Spoon
    In case you missed it... Ladies and gentlemen, my dad -- my dad respected Barack Obama -- would have respected Barack Obama had he been around...
  • Someone Needs To Literally Give Joe Biden A Thesaurus

    09/07/2012 9:42:00 AM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 31 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 9-7-12 | The Looking Spoon
    He LITERALLY used that word 10 times in his DNC speech. I'm not sure any instance was even a proper use of the word.Here's an example of "literally" used correctly...Not only was the substance of Joe Biden's speech terrible, it's hard to say that it couldn't have been delivered any worse than it was.
  • Joe Biden Says Department of Homeland Security Crawling with Lesbians

    09/06/2012 4:11:09 PM PDT · by Bobble · 17 replies
    The Daily Rash ^ | unknown | Mark Donahue
    GAYLE KING: Mr. Vice President, according to the Associated Press, Suzanne Barr, a senior Obama administration political appointee and longtime aide to Homeland Security Secretary, Janet Napolitano, resigned Saturday amid allegations of inappropriate sexual behavior. JOE BIDEN: Yes, and it’s an unfortunate turn of events. GAYLE KING: The allegations of sexual impropriety against Miss Barr include aggressive attempts to humiliate and intimidate her male counterparts. JOE BIDEN: (After a thoughtful pause) Look, we’ve known for some time now that the Department of Homeland Security is crawling with lesbians. Gayle King stared wide-eyed at the vice president. JOE BIDEN: But it’s...
  • Can Joe Biden possibly compete with Clint Eastwood?

    09/04/2012 12:02:09 PM PDT · by lump in the melting pot · 27 replies
    The Miami Herald ^ | September 4, 2012 | Dave Barry
    ...On top of all that, right now downtown Charlotte boasts a huge sand sculpture of President Obama. It bears an uncanny resemblance to what the president would look like if he were made out of sand sculpted by somebody who had never actually seen him. The sculpture weighs more than 15 tons and cost $30,000, which was paid by the visitors bureau of Myrtle Beach, S.C., as a way of sending the message: "We have a great deal of sand."...
  • What About Biden: Is America’s V.P. Ready To Lead?

    09/03/2012 5:39:25 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 3, 2012 | Austin Hill
    The Republican convention ends. The polls tighten. Romney visits storm-ravaged Louisiana. President Obama visits military families in Texas. And then the American news media was disrupted with this wacky little headline: “Biden Does Retail Politics, Kisses Supporter On Lips.” Last Friday afternoon, in the midst of all the other important things going on in the world, Vice President Joseph Biden made a “surprise” campaign stop in Canfield, Ohio. Standing around greeting attendees at the annual Canfield Fair, Biden served-up his usual repertoire of everyday-guy quips and goofy-uncle type witticism. According to one reporter he shook hands with a young boy...
  • The Idea Man: Enter Paul Ryan, Stage Right

    09/01/2012 7:22:20 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 1, 2012 | Paul Greenberg
    It had the air of a debut. The 42-year-old out of the world of conservative ideas was stepping on stage at Tampa as his party's nominee for vice president of the United States. And you could tell he was happy to be there, and would be even happier once the bell rang for the main event, which will be this fall's presidential campaign. ("We can do this!") Contrary to the accepted caricature of his running mate as an over-cautious type out of the East, Mitt Romney took a flyer on this young congressman from the Midwest. He may still be...
  • Biden to table of Greek men: “I’m Joe Bidenopoulos”

    08/31/2012 12:16:22 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 44 replies
    Hotair ^ | 08/31/2012 | AllahPundit
    There are two categories of Biden idiocies, the ones that are genuinely offensive ("They gon' put y'all back in chains") and the ones that aren't really offensive but would certainly be treated that way if he was a Republican. This one is a category two, I think, although admittedly the line is fine. If he went up to a table of Italian men and called himself "Joe Bidini," that's probably okay. If he went up to a table of Jewish men and called himself "Joe Bidenstein," a little dodgier. If he went up to a table of Chinese men and...
  • The Intellect Of The Democratic Party

    08/31/2012 9:05:03 AM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 3 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 8-31-12 | The Looking Spoon
     
  • Source: Joe Biden to STEP DOWN...Hillary Clinton to ACCEPT VP Nomination (RUMOR)

    Time is ticking. If they are going to announce this, it will be now.
  • Joementum: Biden prepares for 2016 (Delusional LAUGH Alert!)

    08/27/2012 8:00:51 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 17 replies
    The New Republic ^ | August 24, 2012 | Noam Scheiber
    TYPICALLY AT this point on the political calendar, a sitting vice president scrupulously downplays his interest in ascending to the top job. The thought of course consumes him, but actually discussing it strikes him as breathtakingly gauche. Vice presidents as varied as Walter Mondale, George H.W. Bush, and Al Gore all gamely hewed to this script. And then there is Joe Biden. Given his age (he would be 74 on Inauguration Day 2017), his Rodney Dangerfield reputation among Democrats, and the icon status of presumed front-runner Hillary Clinton, few political observers seem confident he’ll even contest the next race. Except,...
  • Biden: Gay activists 'freeing the soul of the American people'

    08/27/2012 6:32:58 AM PDT · by scottjewell · 56 replies
    Politico44 ^ | Aug 27 2012 | Daniel Samuelsohn
    Vice President Joe Biden thanked gay rights advocates Sunday for advancing not just their own civil rights, but also the “civil rights of every straight American.” “You are freeing the soul of the American people,” Biden said to loud applause during a stop in Provincetown, Mass., according to a pool report.