Biden: You’re darned right Obama and I want to raise a trillion dollars in new taxes

posted at 5:21 pm on October 4, 2012 by Allahpundit

Via BuzzFeed, reminds of the end of “A Few Good Men,” i.e. a ruinous admission against interest made in a fit of bravado by one of America’s sexiest grandpas. Who ordered the code red on the economy? Obama did, baby. And damned proud of it. See now why Romney’s taken to selling “Honest Joe” t-shirts in his campaign store?

This comes less than a day after The Hill published a piece titled, ominously, “Obama lets Biden talk off-script.” If you want to know what that means in practice, here you go:

One of his interactions, which was particularly priceless, occurred as Mr. Biden stopped at a food counter and poured himself a cup of vegetable beef soup while lamenting that he had to take it to go in order not to be late for the rally.

“They’re hard on me, man,” Mr. Biden said to his fellow shoppers. “This vice president stuff is tough.”…

Mr. Biden also chatted with a woman named Karen Foley, who told the reporter in attendance he jokingly introduced himself as “Joe Finnegan” because she had an Irish last name. When Ms. Foley responded that she was aware of who Mr. Biden really was, she said he responded with a compliment.

“You’re very pretty,” he said.

This is the guy they’re banking on for a debate rebound next week. Against Paul Ryan.

Exit question: Which angle does the GOP take in attacking Obama over this clip? Presumably it’ll be the usual pushback on taxing job creators, which is an especially bad idea when the economy’s still straining to cope with Obamanomics, but I hope someone gently reminds the middle class that even a trillion dollars in new taxes on the rich won’t get us out from under the debt load of Great Society II. If you want Obama-style spending and entitlements, you — Joe Sixpack — had better be prepared to start kicking in a bunch more. I’m hoping Ryan brings this up next week, but given the fears of Mediscaring down the stretch, he might be under orders to tread lightly.



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Bless Joe’s heart. He’s a breath of fresh truth compared to his Liar in Chief boss.

Schadenfreude on October 4, 2012 at 5:22 PM

This word rope-a-dope does not mean what you think it means.

pedestrian on October 4, 2012 at 5:22 PM

Ryan: “I would like to talk economics and how to cure the nation’s fiscal problems.”

Biden: “Hey man! You’re daughter’s sorta hot. Hehehehehehe…”

Bishop on October 4, 2012 at 5:23 PM

Biden unleashed…

NotCoach on October 4, 2012 at 5:23 PM

When Ms. Foley responded that she was aware of who Mr. Biden really was, she said he responded with a compliment.

“You’re very pretty,” he said.

did he ask her to sit on his lap while her boyfriend/husband sat nearby? Did he wonder aloud how well she can perform on a piece of hardwood?

ted c on October 4, 2012 at 5:25 PM

OH MY GOD! THIS GUY IS REALLY, REALLY STUPID!

..will PETA be calling off the Biden-Ryan debate?

The War Planner on October 4, 2012 at 5:25 PM

Via BuzzFeed, reminds of the end of “A Few Good Men,” i.e. a ruinous admission against interest made in a fit of bravado by one of America’s sexiest grandpas.
=============================

Ah,the Missionary Position comes to mind,er wait,
political position,crap…………….(snark)

Andrew Kaczynski ‏@BuzzFeedAndrew

RT @feliciasonmez: Joe Biden told reporters at Iowa press avail today that he’s been doing a lot of ‘studying up’ of Paul Ryan’s positions.

canopfor on October 4, 2012 at 5:25 PM

The gravitas of the ticket folks.

Lily on October 4, 2012 at 5:26 PM

No one messes with Joe!

lorien1973 on October 4, 2012 at 5:26 PM

I hate the way Biden ends every other sentence with “man.” Other than that, I agree with Sen. Rubio: he’s the best asset the Romney campaign has.

natasha333 on October 4, 2012 at 5:26 PM

“Obama lets Biden talk off-script.”

Which naturally led to him declaring that the middle class has been buried for the 4 years and now this. The VP debate will be “must see TV”.

Bitter Clinger on October 4, 2012 at 5:27 PM

Unbelievable. Axelrod has to have a major headache this afternoon. Joe reminds me of Jim Carey in that movie where he can’t tell a lie.

Ellis on October 4, 2012 at 5:27 PM

This is the guy they’re banking on for a debate rebound next week. Against Paul Ryan.

There isn’t enough popcorn.

Schadenfreude on October 4, 2012 at 5:27 PM

If elected I PROMISE to raise your taxes.

That strategy worked out so well for Mondale.

aunursa on October 4, 2012 at 5:27 PM

Joe Finnegan?

I thought he was Greek last week?….

ted c on October 4, 2012 at 5:27 PM

And we worry about Akin

faraway on October 4, 2012 at 5:28 PM

That was supposed to be “buried for the last 4 years”

Bitter Clinger on October 4, 2012 at 5:28 PM

RT @feliciasonmez: Joe Biden told reporters at Iowa press avail today that he’s been doing a lot of ‘studying up’ of Paul Ryan’s positions.

canopfor on October 4, 2012 at 5:25 PM

Does Biden’s wife know about this?

riddick on October 4, 2012 at 5:28 PM

So Biden wins the debate, what, as long as he doesn’t crap himself?

lorien1973 on October 4, 2012 at 5:28 PM

More like ‘Soap-on-a-Rope’ !!

birdhurd on October 4, 2012 at 5:29 PM

The Romney camp should run ads about Biden’s “last 4 years middle class”, until Nov. 6.

Schadenfreude on October 4, 2012 at 5:29 PM

Biden:

Did I tell you about that hot biker mama I met a while back? I’m thinking of getting her name tattooed on my…

What?

What mic?

This one?

Its on?

Oh… its ON!

Yeah… gotcha! Okay.

Anyway… she was so…

thatsafactjack on October 4, 2012 at 5:30 PM

“They’re hard on me, man,” Mr. Biden said to his fellow shoppers. “This vice president stuff is tough.”…

yeah, lap dances, grab assin’ with nurses, and channeling racist visuals is pretty hard, yo.

ted c on October 4, 2012 at 5:30 PM

Where are the trolls today?

Schadenfreude on October 4, 2012 at 5:31 PM

Stand up, Chuck!

blatantblue on October 4, 2012 at 5:32 PM

Wait a tic,it has morphed from the Rich,to the

Super Wealthy!!

canopfor on October 4, 2012 at 5:32 PM

So Biden wins the debate, what, as long as he doesn’t crap himself?

lorien1973 on October 4, 2012 at 5:28 PM

I am sure Axel’s Rod will make him wear Depends. Or make Depends sponsor the event.

I am more curious if Biden can stay awake that long.

riddick on October 4, 2012 at 5:33 PM

Next week Joe will be the post-debate laughingstock. Good times.

BHO Jonestown on October 4, 2012 at 5:33 PM

Who ordered the code red on the economy? Obama did, baby. And damned proud of it.

Lolz!!!

ted c on October 4, 2012 at 5:33 PM

Presidentin’ and vice-presidentin’ “is so hard”.

America, you made a mockery of yourself by electing these two clowns.

Schadenfreude on October 4, 2012 at 5:33 PM

Not sure we need him but its nice to have the help ‘ol Joe provides isn’t it? Gravitas?

DanMan on October 4, 2012 at 5:33 PM

Not that Im a big fan, but seeing this and remembering that some people were afraid of Palin… wow.

Valkyriepundit on October 4, 2012 at 5:33 PM

Funny how even after the Obama phone video, the DOE loan program, the stimulus, et al that spending cuts are completely off the table with these folks.

This nation does not have a revenue problem. It has a spending problem.

Charlemagne on October 4, 2012 at 5:33 PM

What will be the msm’ s excuses for him after the debate next week, Kentucky’s altitude or too much Van Winkle’s?

Brat on October 4, 2012 at 5:34 PM

So Biden wins the debate, what, as long as he doesn’t crap himself?

lorien1973 on October 4, 2012 at 5:28 PM

Even then:

“Awwww, it’s kind of sweet the way he grimaced and let go; reminds me of a kindly grandfather.”

-Stephanopolous

Bishop on October 4, 2012 at 5:34 PM

I’m hoping Ryan brings this up next week, but given the fears of Mediscaring down the stretch, he might be under orders to tread lightly.


The A.A. Milne Trust just called, AP. They are going to sue you for defamation of the character of Eeyore.

They note, “Eeyore was a bright and sunny day in comparison to the endless depressive episodes publicized daily on Hot Air by AllahPundit.”

Here’s something you can build a better post for later around:

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Does @BarackObama really want to talk about outsourcing? That’s what got him in trouble in Benghazi.

PolAgnostic on October 4, 2012 at 5:34 PM

I do like Joe.
He knows the Vice President really has nothing to do unless the Senate is tied so he’s having some fun.
Heck so would I.
He strikes me as someone who would be fun to hang out with in a bar downing brews and potato skins while yapping while some mindless football game is playing on the television. Maybe play some soft-tipped darts or pool while we are at it.

I think he knows, better than most, how much of a SCFOAMF Obozo really is a and is having a good time.

Bubba Redneck on October 4, 2012 at 5:35 PM

Raising a trillion dollars in taxes would mean nearly doubling the taxes people pay now.

Not going to happen.

crosspatch on October 4, 2012 at 5:35 PM

Good lord, first Obama and now this dope.

rplat on October 4, 2012 at 5:35 PM

A trillion dollars in what time frame? TOTAL income tax receipts are about a trillion a year, so raising the top rate from 35% back to 39.6% would be good for what, 50-60 billion a year? It gonna take a lot bigger khike on a lot more people to get anywhere near a trillion.

BuzzCrutcher on October 4, 2012 at 5:35 PM

“You’re very pretty,” he said.

“You must have a little Irish in ya….” he continued.
“well, yes Mr. Vice President, I do.” she remarked.
Biden grins and moves closer to ask, “Wouldja like a little more?”

/one heartbeat away…..

ted c on October 4, 2012 at 5:35 PM

You must watch this.

Schadenfreude on October 4, 2012 at 5:35 PM

So Biden wins the debate, what, as long as he doesn’t crap himself?

lorien1973 on October 4, 2012 at 5:28 PM

I’m thinking medications. With Biden they’ve got the option to claim that he had a bad reaction to a medication or a combination of medications.

The debates in Kentucky, by the way. Maybe it will be bourbon.

thatsafactjack on October 4, 2012 at 5:36 PM

Remember, Biden was a “governing pick”.

HidetheDecline on October 4, 2012 at 5:36 PM

So Biden wins the debate, what, as long as he doesn’t crap himself?

lorien1973 on October 4, 2012 at 5:28 PM

that theres funny stuff lorien. But you’re setting the bar kind of high aren’t you?

DanMan on October 4, 2012 at 5:36 PM

“You’re very pretty,” he said.

And if a republican had said it…you know the drill. War on Wimminz!

Brat on October 4, 2012 at 5:37 PM

I’m hoping Ryan brings this up next week, but given the fears of Mediscaring down the stretch, he might be under orders to tread lightly.


Romney had the SCOAMF’s liver for a late dinner with some fava beans and a nice Chianti
and YOU’RE thinking they are going to rein in Ryan?

Seriously?

PolAgnostic on October 4, 2012 at 5:38 PM

Schadenfreude on October 4, 2012 at 5:35 PM

So, did they get him out of bed for the spot? Had he been drinking? OR, had he been weeping? I can’t tell.

thatsafactjack on October 4, 2012 at 5:39 PM

Meanwhile, in his underground lair, David Axelrod pounds his desk and tears at what remains of his hair shrieking, “Why? Why, am I surrounded by MORONS?!?!!”

Lily on October 4, 2012 at 5:40 PM

Oh my, Obama said today “The man on stage, Romney doesn’t want to be held accountable…”.

Accountablity is indignant.

Obama has NO right to use the word. He has NO accountability himself, the big LIAR.

Schadenfreude on October 4, 2012 at 5:40 PM

Maybe I am slow today, but did he really just promise to levy $1 Trillion in additional taxes? Did he know his mic was on?

“That’s what they call fairness where I come from.” – Joe Biden

cep on October 4, 2012 at 5:40 PM

thatsafactjack on October 4, 2012 at 5:39 PM

All of the above.

Schadenfreude on October 4, 2012 at 5:41 PM

HidetheDecline on October 4, 2012 at 5:36 PM

lol! I swear to you… I had to look twice to be certain you wrote ‘pick’.

thatsafactjack on October 4, 2012 at 5:41 PM

Obama trying to make Romney into a liar is the funniest thing on Eearth.

Schadenfreude on October 4, 2012 at 5:41 PM

Wow it’s gotten so bad for the “O” that AARP put out a public statement today asking the President not to mention their name again without their consent. The “O” had used it in defending his Obamacare law in the debate.

AARP to Obama – Don’t mention us again

Ronaldusmax on October 4, 2012 at 5:42 PM

Heh, now they blame Obama’s mood on the Hannity video “ruined Obama’s mojo, ahead of the election”, heh.

Schadenfreude on October 4, 2012 at 5:42 PM

In Slow Joe We Trust. He never disappoints. Romney probably will steal that gaffe for the next debate, and make it a twofer on stupid Joe Biden comments.

Philly on October 4, 2012 at 5:43 PM

You must watch this.

Schadenfreude on October 4, 2012 at 5:35 PM

i think I’m going to pull a drywall:

Ha
Ha
Ha
Ha
Ha
Ha
Ha
Ha
Ha

Ok, I got tired :)….

jimver on October 4, 2012 at 5:43 PM

And it’s even worse for Biden, as the press is kept at a distance at today’s event.

Press kept at a distance in Biden Event

Ronaldusmax on October 4, 2012 at 5:44 PM

Heh, now they blame Obama’s mood on the Hannity video “ruined Obama’s mojo, ahead of the election”, heh.

Schadenfreude on October 4, 2012 at 5:42 PM

I thought it was the altitude that killed his mo-jo…

jimver on October 4, 2012 at 5:44 PM

Where are the trolls today?

Schadenfreude on October 4, 2012 at 5:31 PM

They haven’t sobered up from last nights drowning of sorrows with booze.

Gunlock Bill on October 4, 2012 at 5:46 PM

So, did they get him out of bed for the spot? Had he been drinking? OR, had he been weeping? I can’t tell.

thatsafactjack on October 4, 2012 at 5:39 PM

You’re kidding, right? That was recorded HOURS before the debate took place.

riddick on October 4, 2012 at 5:46 PM

KEEP talkin’ Joe!!!

TX-96 on October 4, 2012 at 5:46 PM

The Dem plan

Tax
Spend
Borrow
Cause rapid inflation to pay bills
Kill the value of your long term savings

CW on October 4, 2012 at 5:46 PM

I think that Joe, deep down, hates that little jug eared pr!ck too.

katy the mean old lady on October 4, 2012 at 5:47 PM

I thought it was the altitude that killed his mo-jo…

jimver on October 4, 2012 at 5:44 PM

His mojo has no altitude.

riddick on October 4, 2012 at 5:47 PM

He’s just so special. The 11th is going to be so much fun.

gophergirl on October 4, 2012 at 5:48 PM

Biden will confuse Ryan with so many made up facts that Ryan will be like a mosquito in a nudist colony.

KenInIL on October 4, 2012 at 5:48 PM

I think that Joe, deep down, hates that little jug eared pr!ck too.

katy the mean old lady on October 4, 2012 at 5:47 PM

TFGRP isn’t as clean as Joe thought he was, and Joe is fastidious about personal hygiene.

Bishop on October 4, 2012 at 5:49 PM

Ryan’s toughest assignment for the debate, prparing for what Honest Joe might say. He’s so crazy anything may come out of his mouth.

Tater Salad on October 4, 2012 at 5:49 PM

Oh my, Obama said today “The man on stage, Romney doesn’t want to be held accountable…”.

Accountablity is indignant.

Obama has NO right to use the word. He has NO accountability himself, the big LIAR.

Schadenfreude on October 4, 2012 at 5:40 PM

…riiight, romney is the one who has to be hold accountable coz he has been the preezy these past 4 years (thought last night I was kinda wondering who was the preezy on that stage)…bama is an imbecile, and so is the entire media and the brain dead zombies who voted for him the first time and planning on voting for him this time around….t

jimver on October 4, 2012 at 5:50 PM

Most common phrase over heard at the VP debate – “Seriously?”

Tater Salad on October 4, 2012 at 5:51 PM

Juan is desperately trying to fib reality.

Schadenfreude on October 4, 2012 at 5:51 PM

Wow it’s gotten so bad for the “O” that AARP put out a public statement today asking the President not to mention their name again without their consent. The “O” had used it in defending his Obamacare law in the debate.

AARP to Obama – Don’t mention us again

Ronaldusmax on October 4, 2012 at 5:42 PM

We need to tear the AARP to shreds.

slickwillie2001 on October 4, 2012 at 5:51 PM

I thought it was the altitude that killed his mo-jo…

jimver on October 4, 2012 at 5:44 PM

It didn’t in 2008
when he was coronated with styrofoam columns and teleprompter !

burrata on October 4, 2012 at 5:52 PM

I’ve been telling myself all day that the MSM is currently writing its ‘Barack Obama – Comeback Kid!!!’ narrative, which they’ll unleash when Zero merely shows up for the second debate. However, if Uncle Joe is, well, Uncle Joe, that narrative might not fly too well. It’s bad enough that Obama mangled one debate. If he has to crawl out from under what ever Biden does, then it’s double ouch. Still, if I remember correctly, Biden didn’t go down in flames against Palin. He engineered a ‘sit back and dont f*** up’ performance. It worked in ’08. I don’t think he can do that now, however. Good for us…

joejm65 on October 4, 2012 at 5:52 PM

I thought it was the altitude that killed his mo-jo…

jimver on October 4, 2012 at 5:44 PM

His mojo has no altitude.

riddick on October 4, 2012 at 5:47 PM

his mojo is an imponderable :)…

jimver on October 4, 2012 at 5:52 PM

Drudge has a picture of Michelle and Barry after the debate (on stage with a beaming Mitt). The look on her face is priceless.

Philly on October 4, 2012 at 5:53 PM

I thought it was the altitude that killed his mo-jo…

jimver on October 4, 2012 at 5:44 PM

It didn’t in 2008
when he was coronated with styrofoam columns and teleprompter !

burrata on October 4, 2012 at 5:52 PM

There, teleprompter is the key word!! :)

jimver on October 4, 2012 at 5:54 PM

Mondale moment.

Joe Mama on October 4, 2012 at 5:55 PM

Biden: You’re darned right Obama and I want to raise a trillion dollars in new taxes

…the next blockbuster RNC/Romney campaign ad has just been completed – Thanks, Joe.

TeaPartyNation on October 4, 2012 at 5:55 PM

I thought it was the altitude that killed his mo-jo…

jimver on October 4, 2012 at 5:44 PM

Whatever was left of that mo-jo was destroyed by Queen Mooch after the debate. I bet the King has a sore back from sleeping on the couch last night.

JPeterman on October 4, 2012 at 5:55 PM

You know, it’s quite possible that he’s extremely intelligent and was sent in to sabotage Bammy’s campaign in an intricate, yet confounding, strategy that escapes even the most vigilant…….Naaaaaw!

SailorMark on October 4, 2012 at 5:55 PM

LOL! I just can’t wait for that VP debate! The gift that keeps on giving, never fails to come through for the other side! Someone at the RNC, really needs to send ole Joey a thank you card. He’s the best weapon we have! Let me tell you, that Athlete’s Mouth disease is a bear to get rid of. He probably has a little hoof in mouth infection, as well. Sorry, I just can’t resist. I’ll let everybody else have some fun with this too.
Final UPDATE for those following:How to take on the Obama Enemy media: http://paratisiusa.blogspot.com/2012/09/an-open-letter-to-those-who-should-know.html?spref=tw

God Bless America!

paratisi on October 4, 2012 at 5:56 PM

You must watch this.

Schadenfreude on October 4, 2012 at 5:35 PM

That was 3:30 minutes too long! Sad that they are down to “hoping” that other people are as delusional as they are.

Night Owl on October 4, 2012 at 5:56 PM

Is it just me or has Biden really slipped the last few years? I was hardly blown away by him in his performance against Palin in ’08 but he certainly wasn’t the rolling trainwreck we’ve seen the past 6 months.

LukeinNE on October 4, 2012 at 5:56 PM

FORWRETARD

Joe Mama on October 4, 2012 at 5:56 PM

Drudge has a picture of Michelle and Barry after the debate (on stage with a beaming Mitt). The look on her face is priceless.

Philly on October 4, 2012 at 5:53 PM

Yup, I told everybody she got a COLONOSCOPY the other day,
an damn did she look like it!!

ToddPA on October 4, 2012 at 5:57 PM

They haven’t sobered up from last nights drowning of sorrows with booze.

Gunlock Bill on October 4, 2012 at 5:46 PM

..hey Gunlock! How you been? Hain;t seen you in quite a spell, old son!

The War Planner on October 4, 2012 at 5:57 PM

Joe Biden, ridin’ shotgun on the short bus since 2007 (at the very least).

Naturally Curly on October 4, 2012 at 5:58 PM

Ryan: “I would like to talk economics and how to cure the nation’s fiscal problems.”

Biden: “Hey man! You’re daughter’s sorta hot. Hehehehehehe…”

Bishop on October 4, 2012 at 5:23 PM

there are posts on HotAir…and then there is Bishop.

Class dismissed.

ToddPA on October 4, 2012 at 5:58 PM

“That’s not a tax raise, that’s called fairness where I come from.”

Uranus?

ConservativeLA on October 4, 2012 at 5:58 PM

Juan is desperately trying to fib reality.

Schadenfreude on October 4, 2012 at 5:51 PM

Juan is in need of a serious mental axamination…just saw him on that bizarre 5 show, or whatever its name on fox, and he was lacting abnormally, very animated, very loud, very crazy eyes :), and insisting that obama won last night…i mean seriously, they got rid of that fat crazy and brought this one on that show…

jimver on October 4, 2012 at 5:59 PM

I think that Joe, deep down, hates that little jug eared pr!ck too.

katy the mean old lady on October 4, 2012 at 5:47 PM

Can you imagine how Obama must treat him? An old white guy, Obama’s most hated demographic.

Night Owl on October 4, 2012 at 5:59 PM

Ryan: “Pres obama and joe biden want, by mr. vp’s own admission, to raise taxes by a trillion dollars.”
Martha R.: “Your response mr. VP ?”
Joe: “you’re pretty, and so are you martha “

runner on October 4, 2012 at 6:00 PM

Exit question: Which angle does the GOP take in attacking Obama over this clip?

obama’s own words about not raising taxes when the economy is bad should suffice.

Ronnie on October 4, 2012 at 6:00 PM

Who ordered the code red on the economy?

“You’re damned right we ordered the code red!”

Biden, the gift that keeps on giving.

End the amateur hour on Election Day.

BuckeyeSam on October 4, 2012 at 6:00 PM

Can this get any better? I mean, really!

Key West Reader on October 4, 2012 at 6:00 PM

examination…

jimver on October 4, 2012 at 6:00 PM

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