Video: Would-be Secretary of State now doing Indian accents when talking about call centers

posted at 4:50 pm on January 26, 2012 by Allahpundit

Via National Journal, a new bit he’s working on as part of the “Indian accents” segment of the stand-up routine that is his political career. (If I’m not mistaken, “Indian accents” debuted on Biden’s double live album “Clean and Articulate.”) This is one of those gaffes where I feel obliged to mock him in the interest of fair play, because I know a Republican would be roundly pounded for doing the same thing, even though there’s really nothing malicious in what he says. He’s talking about call centers being outsourced to India and that is, kinda sorta, an Indian accent he’s attempting (although not a derisively over-the-top one), and so therefore … what? He hates Indians? C’mon. No man with hatred in his heart could get this excited about Indian immigrants working at 7-11 and Dunkin Donuts.

Remember, this guy’s dream job is to be chief diplomat of the United States.


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Remember, this guy’s dream job is to be chief diplomat of the United States.

Just another job for which Joeke Abideme is woefully unqualified for.

stukinIL4now on January 26, 2012 at 5:38 PM

We need Hillary.

BedBug on January 26, 2012 at 5:02 PM

What are her “Qualifications”?

And I am talking about US Senator, not to mention any office higher than that.

Del Dolemonte on January 26, 2012 at 5:34 PM

What were Herman Cain’s? At least Hillary Clinton has foreign policy experience.
How about Newt Gingrich? He only worked in congress.
Mitt Romney? He ran a state, and badly and gave you Romneycare.
Shall I mention Ron Paul?

BedBug on January 26, 2012 at 5:38 PM

I hope he visits the southern border and takes the stage with his Speedy Gonzales routine. It kills em.

borntoraisehogs on January 26, 2012 at 5:38 PM

$19.50/hour?

In what universe?

hillbillyjim on January 26, 2012 at 5:39 PM

Its way past 3:00AM for that.

FlaMurph on January 26, 2012 at 5:20 PM

bill should be slinking in any minute.

t8stlikchkn on January 26, 2012 at 5:40 PM

Jindal for VP, just for the pleasure of seeing Biden annihilated onstage.

Christien on January 26, 2012 at 5:41 PM

I hope he visits the southern border and takes the stage with his Speedy Gonzales routine. It kills em.

borntoraisehogs on January 26, 2012 at 5:38 PM

As long as he brings an electrified fence and alligators from Herman Cain’s house.

BedBug on January 26, 2012 at 5:42 PM

Liberal pundits will publish articles excoriating Biden as a racist, oh wait.

Speakup on January 26, 2012 at 5:42 PM

I can barely hear an accent, and it doesn’t sound like Apu.

Ted Torgerson on January 26, 2012 at 5:36 PM

agreed – this is no big EFFING deal

t8stlikchkn on January 26, 2012 at 5:43 PM

Commedians make a living being able to do different characters and voices. Timin203 on January 26, 2012 at 5:21 PM

exactly, that’s the distinction right there…he’s not a comedian, and not even remotely funny…

jimver on January 26, 2012 at 5:43 PM

What did Bill Clinton “accomplish” in 8 years as pResident, other than leave his successor 9/11?

Del Dolemonte on January 26, 2012 at 5:38 PM

OMG, you forgot about the OKC bombing, the Khobar towers, USS Cole bombing, the 2 US embassies in Africa been blown up, Black Hawk down ? What about that WTC 1993 bombing ?
Clinton accomplished a lot , a lot I tell ya

burrata on January 26, 2012 at 5:45 PM

Men don’t get yeast infections.

BedBug on January 26, 2012 at 5:28 PM

Actually, we can

Kraken on January 26, 2012 at 5:45 PM

$19.50/hour?

In what universe?

hillbillyjim on January 26, 2012 at 5:39 PM

this one:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rWOZKeOauNI

t8stlikchkn on January 26, 2012 at 5:45 PM

Men don’t get yeast infections.

BedBug on January 26, 2012 at 5:28 PM
Actually, we can…

Kraken on January 26, 2012 at 5:45 PM

wow – hotgas sure has changed…..

t8stlikchkn on January 26, 2012 at 5:46 PM

(although not a derisively over-the-top one)

Perhaps you can give an example of that, for comparison. Dissing Indians is considered A-OK in the USA mainstream. Recall Ace and Drew M. making Apu and “Indian pledges from Animal House” references to Jindal. A lot of Indians and Indian-Americans are offended by this stuff, even in jest.

Christien on January 26, 2012 at 5:50 PM

I’m a Clinton democrat.
BedBug on January 26, 2012 at 5:27 PM

Partial to disbarred serial rapists, are you?

Dr. Carlo Lombardi on January 26, 2012 at 5:55 PM

I hope Jindal, Haley, and other Indian-Americans take Biden to the mat for his anti-Indian comments.

Christien on January 26, 2012 at 5:56 PM

Jindal for VP

you want a nut job that’s so twisted and bent by religion that he thinks he exercised a “demon” out of a “possessed” broad? Let that sink in that religious freak show thinks a made up concept like a demon is real and he has the super power to get rid of it. The dude is even more of an insane maniac than regular religious freaks.

Your Mamma loves me on January 26, 2012 at 5:59 PM

wow – hotgas sure has changed…..

Yeah, but…

Jindal for VP

you want a nut job that’s so twisted and bent by religion that he thinks he exercised a “demon” out of a “possessed” broad? Let that sink in that religious freak show thinks a made up concept like a demon is real and he has the super power to get rid of it. The dude is even more of an insane maniac than regular religious freaks.

Your Mamma loves me on January 26, 2012 at 5:59 PM

Some things never change…

Kraken on January 26, 2012 at 6:02 PM

Men don’t get yeast infections.
BedBug on January 26, 2012 at 5:28 PM

Actually, we can…
Kraken on January 26, 2012 at 5:45 PM

Yeah, would that you were right about that BB.
It’s just not “internal” as with a female.

I had to be treated for it twenty some odd years ago, and it
SEVERELY VACUUMED big time. The Dr. prescribed Monistat (back then Monistat was NOT over-the-counter, prescription only), and it took about a week to stop the ‘burning’ sensation.

listens2glenn on January 26, 2012 at 6:03 PM

borntoraisehogs on January 26, 2012 at 5:38 PM

Right, “kills ‘em.” : )

listens2glenn on January 26, 2012 at 6:05 PM

Your Mamma loves me on January 26, 2012 at 5:59 PM

Wherein Your Mamma admits Jindal would annihilate “Oh sh!t, I’m a butterhead” Biden in debate.

Christien on January 26, 2012 at 6:08 PM

How about telling another poster to commit suicide? Do your get a medal for that?

BedBug on January 26, 2012 at 5:23 PM

If taken in the proper amount, you will only suffer brain damage. Oh wait, too late.

chewmeister on January 26, 2012 at 6:12 PM

WHAT !!!! You racist !!!! You’re a racist racist , ra—-

(Oh, wait he’s a Dem isn’t he ? oops!)

AAAHHAAAAAA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!HAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!

ROFLMFAO !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Oh Joe you are suuuuch a card !!! HAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAH!!

/

Di**head !!!!

cableguy615 on January 26, 2012 at 6:16 PM

BedBug on January 26, 2012 at 5:42 PM

Is you moniker a joke or a hint about a creature of similar intelligence to your own?

But you are right, Hillary is fine for SOS. (Pun intended.)

When we have the top two spots filled by the present occupants, and the country hasn’t fallen apart, anyone could probably do any job in government.

And VP Biden makes President Obama look so sane.

IlikedAUH2O on January 26, 2012 at 6:22 PM

Bright, clean, articulate…that’s storybook man!

tom daschle concerned on January 26, 2012 at 6:23 PM

Joey Biden. A LEGEND in his own mind.

GarandFan on January 26, 2012 at 6:24 PM

cableguy615 on January 26, 2012 at 6:16 PM

Undians are industrious, intelligent and seem to own small businesses in some numbers.

Why wouldn’t Democrats hate them?

IlikedAUH2O on January 26, 2012 at 6:25 PM

Del Dolemonte on January 26, 2012 at 5:34 PM

What were Herman Cain’s? At least Hillary Clinton has foreign policy experience.

How about Newt Gingrich? He only worked in congress.

Mitt Romney? He ran a state, and badly and gave you Romneycare.

Shall I mention Ron Paul?

BedBug on January 26, 2012 at 5:38 PM

Translated: “I can’t answer Del’s question, so will change the subject”.

G-

Del Dolemonte on January 26, 2012 at 6:27 PM

What were Herman Cain’s? At least Hillary Clinton has foreign policy experience.
How about Newt Gingrich? He only worked in congress.
Mitt Romney? He ran a state, and badly and gave you Romneycare.
Shall I mention Ron Paul?

BedBug on January 26, 2012 at 5:38 PM

Herman Cain is a private citizen – why do you bring him into the conversation?

poppieseeds on January 26, 2012 at 6:28 PM

I hope he visits the southern border and takes the stage with his Speedy Gonzales routine. It kills em.

borntoraisehogs on January 26, 2012 at 5:38 PM

Your typecasting is off… perhaps fewer people recall Slowpoke Rodriguez; but I think he can manage the impression better.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eEA1XZqNjag

… For those who wonder what I’m talking about.

gekkobear on January 26, 2012 at 6:32 PM

What did Bill Clinton “accomplish” in 8 years as pResident, other than leave his successor 9/11?

Del Dolemonte on January 26, 2012 at 5:38 PM

OMG, you forgot about the OKC bombing, the Khobar towers, USS Cole bombing, the 2 US embassies in Africa been blown up, Black Hawk down ? What about that WTC 1993 bombing ?
Clinton accomplished a lot , a lot I tell ya

burrata on January 26, 2012 at 5:45 PM

Notice how BedBug Failed Epically when I asked what Hillary’s “Qualifications” were to be anything?

And notice it refused to answer this question about her husband’s terms in office?

In July of 1999 Democrat “Historian” Richard Goodwin, who was an aide to both JFK and LBJ, wrote a scathing opinion piece in the NY Times-owned Boston Glob. In said piece, he concluded that in every way, Clinton’s pResidency had been a total failure. And he was loathe to admit this, he said, because he had voted for the dude twice.

And he made no mention of terrorism.

Goodwin’s article is available at the Boston Glob website for $3. Well worth a read. It was dated July 4, 1999.

Del Dolemonte on January 26, 2012 at 6:35 PM

BedBug on January 26, 2012 at 5:38 PM

Herman Cain is a private citizen – why do you bring him into the conversation?

poppieseeds on January 26, 2012 at 6:28 PM

To change the subject.

Alinsky taught BedBug well.

Del Dolemonte on January 26, 2012 at 6:37 PM

Joe Biden, corndog millionaire.

Christien on January 26, 2012 at 5:24 PM

LOL!

The best.

Cleombrotus on January 26, 2012 at 6:45 PM

Hate to admit it, but he was not offensive to any one.

Mark was here on January 26, 2012 at 6:54 PM

Bo Bo da clownnnnn !!

Hummer53 on January 26, 2012 at 7:05 PM

How about Newt Gingrich? He only worked in congress.

BedBug on January 26, 2012 at 5:38 PM

On the other hand, BedBug works at McDonald’s, which is, like, an international conglomerate, or something.

CurtZHP on January 26, 2012 at 7:22 PM

We’re always Biden our time until the next gaffe:

1) Biden on poor D.C. school performance compared to Iowa: “There’s less than 1 percent of the population of Iowa that is African American. There is probably less than 4 or 5 percent that is, are minorities. What is it in Washington? So look, it goes back to what you start off with, what you’re dealing with.”
2) Biden, predicting crisis for his boss: “Watch, we’re gonna have an international crisis, a generated crisis, to test the mettle of this guy (Obama)…we’re gonna need you to use your influence, your influence within the community, to stand with him. Because it’s not gonna be apparent initially, it’s not gonna be apparent that we’re right.”
3) Biden told Jon Stewart during the campaign, “John McCain is a personal friend, a great friend, and I would be honored to run with or against John McCain, because I think the country would be better off — be well off no matter who …,” where Stewart cut him off.
4) Biden repeatedly insisted that Hillary Clinton would’ve probably been a better VP choice for Obama.
5) Biden publicly opposed the AIG bailout, not realizing his running mate was for it.
6) Biden called Palin Alaska’s “Lieutenant Governor”.
7) Biden accidentally introduced his running mate as “Barack America”.
8) Biden, while trying to win votes in hotly contested Ohio, taunted Ohioans by announcing that Delaware’s team could “kick” the Ohio State football team’s, uh, posterior.
9) Biden publicly promised to ban “clean” coal after his running mate promised to invest heavily in it.
10) Biden told an endearing three-sentence summary supposedly about his own life, but it was taken nearly word-for-word from British politician Neil Kinnock.
11) Biden claimed his helicopter was “forced down” in enemy territory, but it was later learned that the flight was only postponed because of weather.
12) Biden looked at Missouri state senator Chuck Graham–seated in front of him–and demanded that he “Stand up!” without noticing that he was in a wheelchair.
13) Biden called Obama “the first mainstream African-American who is articulate and bright and clean…to run for President,” insulting Shirley Chisholm, Jesse Jackson, Carol Braun, and Al Sharpton.
14) Biden offended certain immigrants in Delaware by claiming, “You cannot go to a 7/11 or a Dunkin’ Donuts unless you have a slight Indian accent. I’m not joking.”
15) Biden angrily challenged a sincere questioner by insisting, “My IQ higher than yours!”
16) Biden, unaware that Hoover was President in 1929, many years before TV was invented: “When the stock market crashed, Franklin Roosevelt got on the television and didn’t just talk about the princes of greed. He said, ‘look, here’s what happened.”‘
17) Biden slammed an Obama ad that mocked McCain for being “computer illiterate” without mentioning that it is McCain’s war injuries that inhibit him from using a keyboard. “I thought that (the ad) was terrible, by the way,” Biden said. Asked why it was done, he said: “I didn’t know we did it, and if I had anything to do with it, we’d have never done it.”
18) Delaware, he noted, was a “slave state that fought beside the North. That’s only because we couldn’t figure out how to get to the South. There were a couple of states in the way.”
19) Biden: “…a three letter word: J-O-B-S!”
20)Just after 9/11: “Seems to me this would be a good time to send, no strings attached, a check for $200 million to Iran.”
21) Forgot address of website he was in charge of:
http://wbztv.com/video/?id=73411@wbz.dayport.com
23-27) The following quotes were taken from one speech to Wake Forest University’s graduating class on 5/18/9:
–”I believe so strongly, as you may recall when I was here in October, not in you particularly but your generation, that I don’t have a single doubt in my mind we’re on the cusp not only of a new century but a new day for this country and the world.”
–”There’s not a single issue on this President’s plate that will not yield a change — just merely by ignoring it, it will change.”
–”Folks, we’re either going to fundamentally change the course of history, or fail the generations that come after us, because change will occur. Non-action is action, unlike most generations.”
–”But today, with all the difficulties you face, you graduated into a moment where your opportunities are much greater. And your charge is not to restore anything but to make anew.”
–”This has been the history of the journey of America — never, ever, ever, ever, ever, ever, never have the American people let their country down at rare moments, similar moments in our history. And it’s a journey we’re all going to take together.” (was he channeling a disoriented Churchill?)
28) “As you do your job, know that Judge Sotomayor has your back as well. And throughout this nominating process, I know you’ll have her back,” Biden said, implying that a Supreme Court Justice would favor one group over another.
29) Biden lectured the press about a new automobile tunnel that’s actually for trains.
30) Biden, named by Obama as head of the economic stimulus team, admits it’s above his pay grade.
I collected almost all of these during 2008-9.

itsnotaboutme on January 26, 2012 at 7:26 PM

Its Peggy, by the way

Mattpat11 on January 26, 2012 at 7:33 PM

He’s just trying to get a job at the local 7-11 when he gets voted out of office.

Frank Drebin on January 26, 2012 at 7:56 PM

I hope Jindal, Haley, and other Indian-Americans take Biden to the mat for his anti-Indian comments.

Christien on January 26, 2012 at 5:56 PM

Bite-me would wave them away, as he enters the nearest 7/11!

KOOLAID2 on January 26, 2012 at 8:06 PM

I went to what I thought was a web site for an Indian American association because I wanted to notify them of what the VP did. It looked like an Obama campaign site. All types of pictures and praise for Obama and Clinton.

Wigglesworth on January 26, 2012 at 8:24 PM

Idiot.

Notice that he catches himself just as he’s beginning his impression. Another of Slow Joe’s “oops” moments.

Typical condescending, hypocritical, racist leftist turd.

That’s all.

MisterElephant on January 26, 2012 at 8:26 PM

His eyes look like black holes. Sheriff Joe has completely lost his soul!

shanimal on January 26, 2012 at 9:18 PM

Another what if it were a Republican moment.

———–

agreed – this is no big EFFING deal

t8stlikchkn on January 26, 2012 at 5:43 PM

Commedians make a living being able to do different characters and voices. Timin203 on January 26, 2012 at 5:21 PM

Bullshit. Friggin water carriers.

CW on January 26, 2012 at 9:59 PM

BedBug is an embarrassment.

CW on January 26, 2012 at 10:00 PM

If Bush/Cheney had done this….

Dingbat63 on January 26, 2012 at 10:06 PM

What were Herman Cain’s? At least Hillary Clinton has foreign policy experience.
How about Newt Gingrich? He only worked in congress.
Mitt Romney? He ran a state, and badly and gave you Romneycare.
Shall I mention Ron Paul?

BedBug on January 26, 2012 at 5:38 PM

Hey BadDrug,
Herman ran a successful business.
Newtron pushed Clinton to the center, where he [WJC] managed to eek out OK performance (and one that many Libs now look back on fondly as the ‘Good ole days’).
Myth Romney, he was a Governor, even if not stellar, which is a helluvalot more than you can say for the Jugeared Nincompoop.
And RP, well OK, 1 out of 4 ain’t bad. Heck, that’s ‘A+’ in today’s Liberal grading curve.

And what were Obama’s “accomplishments” pre-2008 again?

RavingLunatic on January 26, 2012 at 10:16 PM

So…where is the “faux outrage” you speak of, exactly?

cynccook on January 26, 2012 at 4:58 PM

I was speaking to the commentors.

DethMetalCookieMonst on January 26, 2012 at 10:16 PM

He hates Indians?

No. That was definitely a fake Pakistani accent. Yes, I’m sure. Maybe Bangladesh on second thought. But not Indian!

Amendment X on January 26, 2012 at 10:25 PM

Anyone want to hanker as to what level of coronal massive emission firestorm would erupt among the media elite if it had been a REPUBLICAN that did something like this?

pilamaye on January 27, 2012 at 5:38 AM

Idiocy, thy name is ‘Joe Biden’.

Rakshasa on January 27, 2012 at 6:21 AM

Let me be clear, i dislike Biden. borderline hatred.

this post is weaksauce. there is no there, there.

wife hates Biden, and she agrees.

Coolidge_Conservative on January 27, 2012 at 7:26 AM

I think Joe Biteme, is going to be Barney Franks best man at the upcoming nuptials.

KOOLAID2 on January 26, 2012 at 5:20 PM

They do not have ‘best man’ position at happy people weddings.

They do have ‘rim-man’ and ‘burning-ring-of-fire man’ positions. VP Bideme, being the A-Hole in Chief of the USA, certainly qualifies for these pre-nuptial duties.

KOOLAID2, you need to tighten up on your happy, gay, queer nation culture. You are sounding like a boob — whoops don’t want to be a hater like Bed Bug — I meant to say ‘you silly wabbit’.

jarhead0311 on January 27, 2012 at 7:35 AM

Joe-Zo the Clown hits another one outta the park.

He’s the funniest guy he knows!

Tim_CA on January 27, 2012 at 12:39 PM

in 2002 I worked for Qwest at an inbound customer service call center for residential customers. I was making exactly $19.50/hour before commissions.

by 2005 that same job was paying $9/hour.

by 2008, the call center was closed.

i don’t think outsourcing was the only reason pay went down and then went away, but it sure didn’t help.

swordsman on January 27, 2012 at 2:12 PM

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