New American Crossroads ad urges, “Run, Joe, Run”; Update: WH press office hasn’t released a Biden transcript in two months

posted at 10:41 am on August 17, 2012 by Ed Morrissey

I could have added this as an update to the post earlier this morning, but this is too much fun to have buried at the bottom of a thread.  American Crossroads has a new ad out today that rejects the skepticism and cynicism that has some (Democrats) urging our esteemed Vice President to do almost anything else but run for another term.  The new spot, which hopefully will see air time soon, acts as a Biden’s Greatest Hits Volume I — which doesn’t include his latest singles “Nothing Could Be Finer than to be in Carolina Oops Virginia” and “Twentieth Century Faux,” but does have Biden’s off-key rendition of “Chains of Fools.”  Who doesn’t want this man on a major-party ticket as the argument for the judgment of the man who selected him for the nation’s back-up plan?  Republicans certainly do:

Is that our friend Jason Mattera in there, getting a lecture on how Republicans want more murder and rape?  Why yes it is.  Since that episode was from last year, let’s refresh our memories on this four-Pinocchio performance from Sheriff Joe:

I actually laughed out loud when I read this scolding from Kessler, who gives Biden the maximum four Pinocchios for his ludicrous argument:

“In any case, the vice president should know better than to spout off half-baked facts in service of a dubious argument. Even if one believes there is a link between crime and the number of police—which is debatable and subject to many caveats—there is no excuse to make the dramatic claim that more people will die or be raped without additional funds for police. When making such a breathtaking charge, you had better have your facts straight.”

The Veep “should know better than to spout off half-baked facts in service of a dubious argument”?  Hey, that’s Joe Biden’s entire life.  Remember “Recovery Summer”?  Does anyone recall Biden telling CBS News how President Franklin Delano Roosevelt went on television after the 1929 crash to reassure America, even though FDR was two years away from winning his first presidential election and the only people watching TV in 1929 were those experimenting with the technology?  The only time I can recall Biden getting anything right was when he gave speeches during his presidential bid in 1987 about the hard life of his family — and the only reason he got it right was because he was talking about Neil Kinnock’s family in speeches Biden plagiarized from the British politician.

Besides, Biden never intended to debate the facts.  He just wanted to sling mud in an attempt to demagogue rational opposition to a replay of the same policies that brought us Biden’s “Recovery Summer” in 2010.  He should get a couple of McCarthys to go along with his Pinocchios.

I’m with American Crossroads.  Let’s have a debate over which party takes the one-heartbeat-away-from-the-presidency issue more seriously.  Run, Joe, Run*!

Note *: Not to be confused with one of the worst pop songs of all time.

Update: Via Drudge, the LA Times reports that it’s been two months since the White House press office has released a Biden transcript:

There are other indications that aides are attempting to minimize the dissemination of uncomfortable moments — whether they be genuine gaffes or moments they worry will be misrepresented. The White House press office has not released a complete transcript of any Biden speech, whether campaign or official, in more than two months. Transcripts for all of Obama’s speeches, however, are distributed quickly, as they are for many of the first lady’s events.

Aides acknowledge that Biden was vulnerable to a “gaffe-watch,” given his reputation.

Yeah, well, that reputation was well-established before Obama put him a heartbeat away from the Oval Office.


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Great post Ed…

OmahaConservative on August 17, 2012 at 10:43 AM

Best campaign ad of the season.

somewhatconcerned on August 17, 2012 at 10:45 AM

All these histrionics about Biden when Obama surged back in the lead in Rasmussen, gaining five points in polling yesterday, during height of the Biden chains “controversy.”

The blog authors here should be checking the latest polls to see what’s really going on.

gumbyandpokey on August 17, 2012 at 10:45 AM

And this administration makes fun of Sarah Palin. Yeah. That makes sense.

esr1951 on August 17, 2012 at 10:47 AM

All these histrionics about Biden when Obama surged back in the lead in Rasmussen, gaining five points in polling yesterday, during height of the Biden chains “controversy.”

The blog authors here should be checking the latest polls to see what’s really going on.

gumbyandpokey on August 17, 2012 at 10:45 AM

Please go away. You contribute nothing to the conversation. Where the hell were you the last 3 days when Romney was up over Obama in the same poll? And where will you be in 3 days when he regains the lead like he always does cyclically with Rasmussen?

Doughboy on August 17, 2012 at 10:47 AM

Biden is more proof that Obama surrounds himself only with yes-men, fools and half-men.

pseudonominus on August 17, 2012 at 10:47 AM

I’d rather be in the party of “more murder and rape” then the party of more baby-killing, illegal immigration, food stamps, domestic terrorism and socialist statism.

Cicero43 on August 17, 2012 at 10:47 AM

How long will it take for Ryan to knock out Joe “When Sojourner Truth Advertised the High-Speed Underground Railroad on TV, I Was There” Biden? I say 30 seconds.

NotCoach on August 17, 2012 at 10:48 AM

The whole thing is hilarious, but that last frame kills me.

nicktjacob on August 17, 2012 at 10:48 AM

All these histrionics about Biden when Obama surged back in the lead in Rasmussen, gaining five points in polling yesterday, during height of the Biden chains “controversy.”

The blog authors here should be checking the latest polls to see what’s really going on.

gumbyandpokey on August 17, 2012 at 10:45 AM

I wondered how long it would take for you to crawl out of the woodwork with this poll… So now polls count?

sandee on August 17, 2012 at 10:49 AM

This should be linked to the thread on the York column. It’s a funny ad, possibly effective at some level, but it’s not about jobs or the economy.

urban elitist on August 17, 2012 at 10:49 AM

“My mother believed and my father believed that if I wanted to be president of the United States, I could be, I could be Vice President!” –Joe Biden, campaigning in Youngstown, Ohio, May 16, 2012

8thAirForce on August 17, 2012 at 10:49 AM

Run Joe Run was a show in the 70s about a german shepard

newportmike on August 17, 2012 at 10:50 AM

You guys have a lot of stones for a party whose young energetic reformer VP candidate recently referred to his running mate as the former “governor of Virginia”.

plewis on August 17, 2012 at 10:50 AM

That put an honest smile on my face… and on a Friday too.

America’s favorite Village Idiot… good old Joe.

CPT. Charles on August 17, 2012 at 10:51 AM

All these histrionics about Biden when Obama surged back in the lead in Rasmussen, gaining five points in polling yesterday, during height of the Biden chains “controversy.”

The blog authors here should be checking the latest polls to see what’s really going on.

gumbyandpokey on August 17, 2012 at 10:45 AM

An incumbent Pres up to 46% three mos away from election…we and those savvy in political history will take those numbers any day of the week…

hillsoftx on August 17, 2012 at 10:51 AM

He should get a couple of McCarthys to go along with his Pinocchios.

I’m assuming this refers to Joe McCarthy? Can we please stop posting quotes from people who either don’t know, or don’t care that Joe McCarthy was proven correct? Or at least include a comment of such to refute the quote?

Mitoch55 on August 17, 2012 at 10:51 AM

his latest singles “Nothing Could Be Finer than to be in Carolina Oops Virginia” and “Twentieth Century Faux,” but does have Biden’s off-key rendition of “Chains of Fools.”

Clever, Ed.

Abby Adams on August 17, 2012 at 10:51 AM

It would be hilarious if that fool wasn’t a heartbeat away…

American Crossroads – doing the job late night comedians refuse to do.

Common Sense Floridian on August 17, 2012 at 10:51 AM

Perfect.

Would love to have heard the creative discussion, on whether to conclude the ad with a repetition of the Biden “They gonna y’all back in chains” soundbite– as it does– or an ironic send-off by (and videoclip tie-in with) Obama: “Nobody messes with Joe. Isn’t that right?”

de rigueur on August 17, 2012 at 10:52 AM

Doughboy on August 17, 2012 at 10:47 AM

Hold on now, Gumbo did pretend to be conservative in one comment on another thread. Good moby’s are tough to find these days.

Bishop on August 17, 2012 at 10:53 AM

I wonder if there’s a possibility that SloJo is deliberately amping up the stupid because he can’t stand Obama and wants to see him fall. I’m betting that Obama, who doesn’t like anyone but himself, who’s aloof, hectoring, condescending and cold, probably has little or no time for Biden. SloJo might not appreciate that much and could be looking for some payback.

Of course, it’s hard to believe that anyone as dumb as Biden could pull off anything that Machiavellian.

natasha333 on August 17, 2012 at 10:53 AM

Remember the days when our unbiased media really took VPs to task for their gaffes? I do, so does Dan Quayle.

Aplombed on August 17, 2012 at 10:53 AM

Stand up, Chuck.

JenBee on August 17, 2012 at 10:54 AM

The blog authors here should be checking the latest polls to see what’s really going on.

gumbyandpokey on August 17, 2012 at 10:45 AM

Yes, please tell Ed how to do his job. I’m sure he’s looking for guidance from you.

joejm65 on August 17, 2012 at 10:54 AM

The blog authors here should be checking the latest polls to see what’s really going on.

gumbyandpokey on August 17, 2012 at 10:45 AM

Been by a Chic Fillet lately? How about “Crumb and get it”? Funny how when people vote with their feet instead of dubious polls the results are far different than what your side wants to believe.

2010 was just a tease for the severe backlash you are about to receive in November.

HotAirian on August 17, 2012 at 10:55 AM

Sadly, I think he is better at his job than Obama is at his.

coyoterex on August 17, 2012 at 10:56 AM

effective ad has the ofa reprobates angered.

tom daschle concerned on August 17, 2012 at 10:56 AM

One of the best ads, ever.

The Rogue Tomato on August 17, 2012 at 10:56 AM

gumbyandpokey on August 17, 2012 at 10:45 AM

Looking forward to your weighing in on Gallup which has Romney at +2 and Obama with a 50% disapproval rate.

The Count on August 17, 2012 at 10:56 AM

I would love to see the fact checkers tackle Biden’s chains comment. That copy just writes itself.

Argonaut USA on August 17, 2012 at 10:57 AM

You guys have a lot of stones for a party whose young energetic reformer VP candidate recently referred to his running mate as the former “governor of Virginia”.

plewis on August 17, 2012 at 10:50 AM

“I mean, you got the first mainstream African-American who is articulate and bright and clean and a nice-looking guy,” that Biden quote is all the further we need to go.

If you can find the equivalent from Ryan you be sure to post it here.

Bishop on August 17, 2012 at 10:57 AM

This cartoon pretty much sums up Biden’s contribution this past week.

http://watchdog.org/files/2012/08/JoeGaffe8.16.jpg

Flora Duh on August 17, 2012 at 10:57 AM

All these histrionics about Biden when Obama surged back in the lead in Rasmussen, gaining five points in polling yesterday, during height of the Biden chains “controversy.”

The blog authors here should be checking the latest polls to see what’s really going on.

gumbyandpokey on August 17, 2012 at 10:45 AM

Your Pony Pal Pokey just called to say you’re an Idiot.

ToddPA on August 17, 2012 at 10:57 AM

Looking forward to your weighing in on Gallup which has Romney at +2 and Obama with a 50% disapproval rate.

The Count on August 17, 2012 at 10:56 AM

Or the Rasmussen state polls. Funny how we hear from him/her/it on only the national poll the one day Obama manages to be up a single point.

Doughboy on August 17, 2012 at 10:59 AM

You guys have a lot of stones for a party whose young energetic reformer VP candidate recently referred to his running mate as the former “governor of Virginia”.

plewis on August 17, 2012 at 10:50 AM

Wow, I have been so neutralized as that is almost identical to “He is going to put ya’ll back in chains”…so humbled…/

hillsoftx on August 17, 2012 at 10:59 AM

Glenn Kessler/WaPo:

The Veep “should know better than to spout off half-baked facts in service of a dubious argument”? Hey, that’s Joe Biden’s entire life.

LOL :lol:

Paul-Cincy on August 17, 2012 at 11:00 AM

ahem…mums the word for another 20 days on SloJoe. According to Ed Klein they went after Hillary and got rejected two weeks ago. C’mon everybody, let keep him propped up for 3 more weeks.

“man that Joe Biden, he one smart feller isn’t he?”

DanMan on August 17, 2012 at 11:01 AM

They should have worked in this gem:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NmRXH7RkCZQ

WhatSlushfund on August 17, 2012 at 11:01 AM

An incumbent Pres up to 46% three mos away from election…we and those savvy in political history will take those numbers any day of the week…

hillsoftx on August 17, 2012 at 10:51 AM

Incumbent presidents collect about the same vote share as their approval rate. 46% would translate to an electoral college wipeout.

The Count on August 17, 2012 at 11:02 AM

This is great – the next 12 weeks are going to be fun. Ed – you may need to add the Jaux Pas of the week to the Obamateurism of the day. However, it looks like The One has optioned Ol’ Joe to the AAA Delaware farm club, so we may not see much of him before Charlotte.

NeoDawg on August 17, 2012 at 11:03 AM

natasha333 on August 17, 2012 at 10:53 AM

Nah… at best, he’s a contradiction… he’s a oafish twit with moments of clarity (rare moments to be sure… and probably more due to his staff than him).

CPT. Charles on August 17, 2012 at 11:04 AM

You guys have a lot of stones for a party whose young energetic reformer VP candidate recently referred to his running mate as the former “governor of Virginia”.

plewis on August 17, 2012 at 10:50 AM

Yeah, and wasn’t it appalling when he signed the wrong year in the Westminster Abbey’s guestbook and talked over the Queen’s toast?

Flora Duh on August 17, 2012 at 11:04 AM

It is ASTOUNDING that this man has been a “statesman” for so long.

NCPatriot75 on August 17, 2012 at 11:06 AM

This crackerization of Slo’ Joe Biden has got to stop! “Nobody messes with Joe!”

de rigueur on August 17, 2012 at 11:07 AM

Let’s have a debate over which party takes the one-heartbeat-away-from-the-presidency issue more seriously.

1 Heartbeat Away from the Oval Office

SWalker on August 17, 2012 at 11:07 AM

I still haven’t recovered from the moment in the 2008 debate with Palin in which Biden claimed that the US and France had chased Hezbollah out of Lebanon. That was a total dementia-level garble on national tv in the middle of an event explicitly about showing which VP candidate was better suited for the job. Maybe nobody else cares about it, but I’d run it on tape-loop from now until election day.

TMA on August 17, 2012 at 11:10 AM

In his classic tome, “What it Takes (to become President)” published in 1992 about the 1988 race, Richard Ben Cramer, who loves Joe Biden, explained he could never be President, because of his tendency to, well, just say stuff. But I guess it’s OK for him to be VICE President?

Paul-Cincy on August 17, 2012 at 11:12 AM

Biden is more proof that Obama surrounds himself only with yes-men, fools and half-men.

pseudonominus on August 17, 2012 at 10:47 AM

How dare you to refer to the First Lady as “half-man”!

Archivarix on August 17, 2012 at 11:12 AM

Good Ad

workingclass artist on August 17, 2012 at 11:13 AM

but it’s not about jobs or the economy.

urban elitist on August 17, 2012 at 10:49 AM

But then neither is your boy king’s campaign.

CurtZHP on August 17, 2012 at 11:13 AM

I like the ad, but I hope it doesn’t run.

It makes Joe come across as stupid, but lovable and harmless.

No more ‘nice’.

faraway on August 17, 2012 at 11:13 AM

Sadly, I think he is better at his job than Obama is at his.

coyoterex on August 17, 2012 at 10:56 AM

Don’t knock off the Prez. He’s doing his job marvelously. Of course I refer to the job assigned to him by his Chinese overlords…

Archivarix on August 17, 2012 at 11:14 AM

They should have worked in this gem:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NmRXH7RkCZQ

WhatSlushfund on August 17, 2012 at 11:01 AM

One of my favorites. Guess it would be going too far to have Ryan mock that one when he visits The Villages this weekend?

You might also enjoy: “This is my wife Jill. Or actually, I’m her husband…” Something seriously off in that clip. Not sure that he’s on a drunk. Obama isn’t sure, either.

de rigueur on August 17, 2012 at 11:14 AM

So traumatized by self-inflicted wounds, the GOP gets giddy when they think they have something that allows them to accuse others of their folly.
OK, have your little video editing fun.
But remember – this is a national electorate..not a CPAC crowd.
At some point, the GOP is gonna have to get serious.
Ryan has gotta be having some serious second thoughts…

verbaluce on August 17, 2012 at 11:15 AM

Remember the days when our unbiased media really took VPs to task for their gaffes? I do, so does Dan Quayle.

Aplombed on August 17, 2012 at 10:53 AM

So very unbiased, as Quayle remembers after using the potatoe spelling on an inaccurate flash card the teacher gave him to use.

As to his Murphy Brown “gaffe,” 20 years later, it turns out Dan Quayle was right about Murphy Brown and unmarried moms.

Drained Brain on August 17, 2012 at 11:17 AM

Not to be confused with one of the worst pop songs of all time.

I’m with you on that one Ed. Terrible. The upside is there are many great tunes about chains. ; )

Bmore on August 17, 2012 at 11:17 AM

“Hillary Clinton is as qualified or more qualified than I am to be vice president of the United States of America. Quite frankly, it might have been a better pick than me.” –Joe Biden, speaking at a town hall meeting in Nashua, New Hampshire, Sept. 10, 2008

“A man I’m proud to call my friend. A man who will be the next President of the United States — Barack America!” –Joe Biden, at his first campaign rally with Barack Obama after being announced as his running mate, Springfield, Ill., Aug. 23, 2008

“Jill and I had the great honor of standing on that stage, looking across at one of the great justices, Justice Stewart.” –Joe Biden, mistakenly referring to Justice John Paul Stevens, who swore him in as vice president, Washington, D.C., Jan. 20, 2009

“His mom lived in Long Island for ten years or so. God rest her soul. And- although, she’s- wait- your mom’s still- your mom’s still alive. Your dad passed. God bless her soul.” –Joe Biden, on the mother of Irish Prime Minister Brian Cowen, who is very much alive, Washington, D.C., March 17, 2010

Flora Duh on August 17, 2012 at 11:18 AM

New Dem Campaign Song (tune: “The Yellow Rose of Texas”)

There’s a funny guy from Delaware
That you have got to see
His thoughts are no big flukin’ deal
Since his lobotomy

Though his senile gaffes are precious things
That charm the GOP
Ol’ Democrat Joe Biden
Is the only Veep for me

spiritof61 on August 17, 2012 at 11:18 AM

WhatSlushfund on August 17, 2012 at 11:01 AM

I’ve been trying to find the vid that injects this in comparison to Ryan @ the Health Care Summit, but no luck.
BRUTAL !!
Thought ‘One Heartbeat’ was in the title, but guess who pops up when I search it ?? Second thought, nevermind answering, we all know.

pambi on August 17, 2012 at 11:18 AM

verbaluce on August 17, 2012 at 11:15 AM

I need to start saving these quotes for reposting November 7th.

NotCoach on August 17, 2012 at 11:18 AM

So traumatized by self-inflicted wounds, the GOP gets giddy when they think they have something that allows them to accuse others of their folly.
OK, have your little video editing fun.
But remember – this is a national electorate..not a CPAC crowd.
At some point, the GOP is gonna have to get serious.
Ryan has gotta be having some serious second thoughts…

verbaluce on August 17, 2012 at 11:15 AM

Oh, boo hoo.

Chuck Schick on August 17, 2012 at 11:19 AM

SWalker on August 17, 2012 at 11:07 AM

THERE IT IS !!
THANKS .. bookmarking.

pambi on August 17, 2012 at 11:20 AM

Flora Duh on August 17, 2012 at 11:18 AM

Wow, public speaking errors.
Yep…that’s what sets Biden apart from Obama/Romney/Ryan.
(I’ve hear he also sometimes use ‘whom’ when he should say ‘who.
Really!)

verbaluce on August 17, 2012 at 11:22 AM

Yes. More please. It’s time to make Obama pay the toll for having Biden on his ticket.

Robert_Paulson on August 17, 2012 at 11:23 AM

Ed, you probably remember the old TV show back in the 70′s titled “Run Joe, Run”? Back in the day of Adam-12 and Emergency, IIRC. It was about a fugitive German shepherd K-9 dog wrongly accused of attacking his owner.

ted c on August 17, 2012 at 11:24 AM

At some point, the GOP is gonna have to get serious.

verbaluce on August 17, 2012 at 11:15 AM

Oh it’s coming and when the full force hits your boy is going to set a land speed record dialing-up his old cocaine dealer.

Bishop on August 17, 2012 at 11:25 AM

Biden’s unscripted moments keep campaign on its toes

The White House press office has not released a complete transcript of any Biden speech, whether campaign or official, in more than two months. Transcripts for all of Obama’s speeches, however, are distributed quickly, as they are for many of the first lady’s events.

Flora Duh on August 17, 2012 at 11:27 AM

Wow, public speaking errors.
Yep…that’s what sets Biden apart from Obama/Romney/Ryan.
(I’ve hear he also sometimes use ‘whom’ when he should say ‘who.
Really!)

verbaluce on August 17, 2012 at 11:22 AM

Accusing others of murder is not our style.

Chuck Schick on August 17, 2012 at 11:29 AM

Hahahahahahahahaha!

Hilarious!

PatriotGal2257 on August 17, 2012 at 11:30 AM

Sadly, Biden will think this is a pro-Biden ad.

Tater Salad on August 17, 2012 at 11:30 AM

So traumatized by self-inflicted wounds, the GOP gets giddy when they think they have something that allows them to accuse others of their folly.
OK, have your little video editing fun.
But remember – this is a national electorate..not a CPAC crowd.
At some point, the GOP is gonna have to get serious.
Ryan has gotta be having some serious second thoughts…

verbaluce on August 17, 2012 at 11:15 AM

Romney busted out the White Board. Ryan has been talkinga bout Medicare and Obamacare constantly. The Obama campaign is doing everything they can to avoid policy discussions. Eventually, the Obama campaign is gonna have to get serious. The problem, they have no response to Romney and Ryan on healthcare so they attempt to change the debate. This ad is just icing on the cake/red meat for the base for a winning week for the Romney camp.

weaselyone on August 17, 2012 at 11:32 AM

Wow, public speaking errors.
Yep…that’s what sets Biden apart from Obama/Romney/Ryan.
(I’ve hear he also sometimes use ‘whom’ when he should say ‘who.
Really!)

verbaluce on August 17, 2012 at 11:22 AM

You apparently didn’t watch the video. Those aren’t public speaking errors, that fool was speaking what he believes. He makes a lot of speaking errors to be sure, but that video focuses on the ignorant things he so obviously believes in.

You and your ilk (a complicit media) love to focus on the inane minutiae of any political gaffe or mistake made by Republicans, so now you whine when we actually point out very troubling statements made by a man a heartbeat away from the presidency? Get a thicker skin, you wimp.

ShadowsPawn on August 17, 2012 at 11:32 AM

Sadly, Biden will think this is a pro-Biden ad.

Tater Salad on August 17, 2012 at 11:30 AM

You win.

ShadowsPawn on August 17, 2012 at 11:33 AM

New American Crossroads ad urges, “Run, Joe, Run”

“Run, Obama, Run” is gonna be the most popular bipartisan bumper sticker ever. Democrats can put it on the rear bumper and Republicans on the front.

Archivarix on August 17, 2012 at 11:33 AM

Jobama.

Akzed on August 17, 2012 at 11:35 AM

HOPE (Obama) and CHANGE (Biden) is now DOPE (Barry) and CHAINS (Slow Joe).

profitsbeard on August 17, 2012 at 11:35 AM

Wow, public speaking errors.
Yep…that’s what sets Biden apart from Obama/Romney/Ryan.
(I’ve hear he also sometimes use ‘whom’ when he should say ‘who.
Really!) verbaluce on August 17, 2012 at 11:22 AM

He plagiarized a story he claimed was from his own life.

Akzed on August 17, 2012 at 11:36 AM

Is it racist to be critical of Joe BIden too?

Roy Rogers on August 17, 2012 at 11:37 AM

Minstrel Show Joe.

“Dey gwan put y’all back in da chines!”

Akzed on August 17, 2012 at 11:38 AM

Wow, public speaking errors.
Yep…that’s what sets Biden apart from Obama/Romney/Ryan.
(I’ve hear he also sometimes use ‘whom’ when he should say ‘who.
Really!)

verbaluce on August 17, 2012 at 11:22 AM

There is so much more than “speaking errors”.

As Ed mentioned, he engaged in plagiarism in a speech about his own life while running for President.

Look at his voting record while spending my whole lifetime as a US Senator. He has been on the wrong side of just about everything for 40 years.

Look up videos of his endless bloviating in Committee hearings, whether he is a member or the Chairman.

The man rarely made any sense, and took forever to do it.

Joseph Biden of Delaware is the personification of what is wrong with Washington, DC.

Brian1972 on August 17, 2012 at 11:38 AM

Wow, public speaking errors.
Yep…that’s what sets Biden apart from Obama/Romney/Ryan.
(I’ve hear he also sometimes use ‘whom’ when he should say ‘who.
Really!)

verbaluce on August 17, 2012 at 11:22 AM

When Dubya committed such errors such as using the word “strategery” the left took it as proof that the man was one step away from being diagnosed as functionally retarded.

When Biden makes racist remarks it’s just Joe being Joe.

You’re not very good at this, are you?

Bishop on August 17, 2012 at 11:40 AM

You’re not very good at this, are you?

Bishop on August 17, 2012 at 11:40 AM

He is quite good at the whole Democrat dishonesty thing though.

SWalker on August 17, 2012 at 11:47 AM

JenBee on August 17, 2012 at 10:54 AM

Ya beat me to it!!

RealMc on August 17, 2012 at 11:47 AM

Wow, public speaking errors.
Yep…that’s what sets Biden apart from Obama/Romney/Ryan.
(I’ve hear he also sometimes use ‘whom’ when he should say ‘who.
Really!) verbaluce on August 17, 2012 at 11:22 AM

This is an error?

“Hillary Clinton is as qualified or more qualified than I am to be vice president of the United States of America. Quite frankly, it might have been a better pick than me.” –Joe Biden, speaking at a town hall meeting in Nashua, New Hampshire, Sept. 10, 2008

I’d say it’s the most intelligent and logical comment I’ve seen Biden say in years.

Flora Duh on August 17, 2012 at 11:48 AM

Another point.

For all the grief Sarah Palin took after her Couric interview, this is a stark contrast, an illustration of media bias.

Ed relives this moment for us above:

Does anyone recall Biden telling CBS News how President Franklin Delano Roosevelt went on television after the 1929 crash to reassure America, even though FDR was two years away from winning his first presidential election and the only people watching TV in 1929 were those experimenting with the technology?

Remember, Couric had Palin for about 9 hours of video over a two day period, in between the events on her hectic campaign schedule.

No one outside of CBS News has seen all of that video, or even a complete transcript up until this very day.

When Biden made that stunningly ignorant statement about FDR and the Great Depression, he was on his campaign bus, riding between stump stops, being interviewed by none other than Katie Couric of CBS News, who was so eager to nail Palin on any number of issues she kept at it for two days. When Biden said that to Couric, she just sat there, offered no comment, no correction, no follow up questions at all. It just went right by her like the stripes on the highway they were riding on. Nothing, zilch, nada.

Truly amazing that our so-called “objective reporters” can conduct themselves with such obvious and glaring bias and corruption, and get away with it cleanly.

Brian1972 on August 17, 2012 at 11:49 AM

Biden would make more sense if he quit talking on his own and simply started quoting Yogi Berra.

Liam on August 17, 2012 at 11:49 AM

By choosing the half-wit, though, O did downsize Government by .5 of a brain.

Credit where credit is due.

LetsBfrank on August 17, 2012 at 11:50 AM

Joey “The Mouth” continues to fulfill his actual duty – a life insurance policy for Barry Obama.

GarandFan on August 17, 2012 at 11:50 AM

The Obama campaign is doing everything they can to avoid policy discussions. Eventually, the Obama campaign is gonna have to get serious. The problem, they have no response to Romney and Ryan on healthcare so they attempt to change the debate. This ad is just icing on the cake/red meat for the base for a winning week for the Romney camp.

weaselyone on August 17, 2012 at 11:32 AM

Only if you define ‘policy discussions’ as accepting without question Romney’s ‘plans’. Obama campaign has been pretty detailed and substantive in their responses. And very critical. But Romney considers that to be ‘divisive’. Well, yea.
Of course the Obama campaign and it’s surrogates have no problem with this new easily rattled Mitt. But now that Romney & Co.’s strategy is to look for the ‘new low’ every day, and then hold a press conference about it, or fax it’s talking points over to Fox News…don’t blame Obama for the lack of ‘substance’.

verbaluce on August 17, 2012 at 11:52 AM

“Hillary Clinton is as qualified or more qualified than I am to be vice president of the United States of America. Quite frankly, it might have been a better pick than me.” –Joe Biden, speaking at a town hall meeting in Nashua, New Hampshire, Sept. 10, 2008

Flora Duh on August 17, 2012 at 11:48 AM

Says a lot that you see that as somehow denigrating Biden.

verbaluce on August 17, 2012 at 11:54 AM

So traumatized by self-inflicted wounds, the GOP gets giddy when they think they have something that allows them to accuse others of their folly.
OK, have your little video editing fun.
But remember – this is a national electorate..not a CPAC crowd.
At some point, the GOP is gonna have to get serious.
Ryan has gotta be having some serious second thoughts…

verbaluce on August 17, 2012 at 11:15 AM

The guy supporting the candidate who’s campaign includes Seamus the dog material is telling the GOP to get serious?

Mitt Romney’s breaking down his plan with a whiteboard.

You and Joe Biden walk in a room, it’s anyone’s guess who picks his nose and eats it first.

Fish on August 17, 2012 at 11:56 AM

or fax it’s talking points over to Fox News…don’t blame Obama for the lack of ‘substance’.

verbaluce on August 17, 2012 at 11:52 AM

You surely are not serious. Just the other day, Soledad O’Brien was caught on camera with Talking Points Memo print out in her hand, looking for the leftist talking points to parrot in a so-called “debate” on her program.

It has also been established that Mika B. on Morning Schmoe has been getting e-mails from White House aides on her cell phone during commercial breaks.

You simply cannot win anything by going to the “news bias” argument, since the entire Demorcat-Media Complex is well documented and irrefutable.

Brian1972 on August 17, 2012 at 11:57 AM

verbaluce on August 17, 2012 at 11:22 AM

You would have to have your entire head inserted up your 4th point of contact to not see or understand the angst on “your” side with Joe Biden’s stumbling the past few weeks. Maybe you missed the Wilder thread. Maybe you missed the WH calling the VP home. Every Donk I know still supporting Obama are worried that Biden will be his downfall. (As if the president’s cluster-farging on his own wasn’t enough)

Boy, talk about whistling past the graveyard.

You guys really are scared aren’t you?

hawkdriver on August 17, 2012 at 11:58 AM

Only if you define ‘policy discussions’ as accepting without question Romney’s ‘plans’. Obama campaign has been pretty detailed and substantive in their responses. And very critical. But Romney considers that to be ‘divisive’. Well, yea.
Of course the Obama campaign and it’s surrogates have no problem with this new easily rattled Mitt. But now that Romney & Co.’s strategy is to look for the ‘new low’ every day, and then hold a press conference about it, or fax it’s talking points over to Fox News…don’t blame Obama for the lack of ‘substance’.

verbaluce on August 17, 2012 at 11:52 AM

Now you’re just makin stuff up.

Fish on August 17, 2012 at 11:58 AM

Brian1972 on August 17, 2012 at 11:57 AM

Well said. And how stupid are these guys to talk about “talking points” the week of the O’Brien story. Again, I say they’re getting terrified.

hawkdriver on August 17, 2012 at 11:59 AM

Boy, talk about whistling past the graveyard.

You guys really are scared aren’t you?

hawkdriver on August 17, 2012 at 11:58 AM

They are indeed.

They are also frightened of Voter ID laws, because that graveyard they are whistling past contains quite a few reliable Democrat voters. :)

Brian1972 on August 17, 2012 at 11:59 AM

verbaluce on August 17, 2012 at 11:54 AM

Vrooooom !
Entire point of his post went zooming right over your head, didn’t it?

pambi on August 17, 2012 at 12:00 PM

Wow, public speaking errors.
Yep…that’s what sets Biden apart from Obama/Romney/Ryan.
(I’ve hear he also sometimes use ‘whom’ when he should say ‘who.
Really!)

verbaluce on August 17, 2012 at 11:22 AM

When Dubya committed such errors such as using the word “strategery” the left took it as proof that the man was one step away from being diagnosed as functionally retarded.

When Biden makes racist remarks it’s just Joe being Joe.

You’re not very good at this, are you?

Bishop on August 17, 2012 at 11:40 AM

Not very good ?? He’s a solid F+…ask Dole :)….

jimver on August 17, 2012 at 12:01 PM

Demorats across the nation distancing themselves from Joe after his latest “chains” gaffe is proof of the high-level political chess game being played by Team Bark. “All part of the master plan” we’re told. Yeah, sure.

Bishop on August 17, 2012 at 12:02 PM

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