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Posted on 08/16/2012 4:20:06 PM PDT by STARWISE
Vice President Joe Biden is going home to Delaware.
The updated White House calendar for Aug. 27 reports that in the morning, the Vice President will meet with senior advisers. Later, the Vice President will be in Wilmington, Delaware.
There are no public events scheduled, said the 5:36 p.m. White House announcement, titled Daily Guidance for the Vice President.
Bidens retreat home during the increasingly frenetic 2012 race comes amid increased criticism for his campaign-trail performance.
Biden was slated to share an uncomfortable lunch with President Barack Obama on Thursday, following his disastrous week on the campaign trail, which culminated with a racially inflammatory warning to African-American supporters that Mitt Romney will put yall back in chains.
The flubs revived chatter about whether the president will drop Biden, and seek a substitute vice president to win the tough 2012 race.
Obamas spokesman Jay Carney on Thursday provided a tepid defense of Biden when he was asked if the vice president would remain on the ticket.
Yes and that was settled a long long time ago, Carney said, before quickly changing the subject to Medicare.
Despite the vice presidents apparent benching, his wife Jill Biden is going back out on the campaign trail.
However, shes only going down the road from their house in Wilmington.
On Friday, Biden will visit the Guardian Angel Child Care in Wilmington for a reading of her book Dont Forget, God Bless Our Troops, according to a White House statement.
Bidens campaign trail flubs also included two errors that prompted derision from GOP supporters and from the media.
Biden also managed to irritate the Washington Posts editorialists, who complained about Bidens response to a question about the Social Security program, which is heading rapidly toward bankruptcy.
I guarantee you, flat guarantee you, there will be no changes in Social Security. I flat guarantee you, he said.
Bidens chain claim was especially damaging because it helps Romney persuade swing-voters that the Obama campaign is divisive and hateful, in contrast to Obamas 2008 hope and change message.
Mr. President, take your campaign of division and anger and hate back to Chicago, Romney said during a Wednesday speech in Ohio.
The Obama campaign is one of the most hateful, divisive operations that we have ever seen in this country, Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus said on the Tuesday episode of Hannity on Fox News Channel.
While Obama is standing by Biden, the rumor mill has been working for months about Obama ditching Biden for Hillary, and it is growing. Anne wrote about Hillarys brand renovation in June, asking where is she heading?
Some even are saying Sarah Palins recommendation that Obama swap out his VP was a move to cut off that line of retreat.
Obama Press Secretary Jay Carney says the Presidents lunch with Biden and Hillary is routine. They officially have until September 6, when the nominating process occurs at the Democratic National Convention, to make the decision.
Just this week, Biden opened a speech referencing his prior aneurysms.
One has to wonder, if its either the history of aneurysms or the equivalent of an insanity plea, is Biden setting up a health defense to renomination bowing out for the good of the party while not admitting he knowingly did anything wrong.
I think it is highly unlikely, but is Biden dropping out something we should not wish for too hard because we may get it?
I think so. I say let Joe be Joe.
What would the ramifications of a switch to Hillary be for the Romney Ryan ticket?
Would they even consider anyone else? What if Barry chooses not to win an election, but to get a command team in place for other options?
Romney should offer to pay Biden's travel expenses in exchange for keeping him on the ticket.
Biden should be replaced for the good of our Country. If something happens to Obama between now and January 20, 2013, Biden would be clueless as POTUS.
The worst ever president has the stupidest VP ever?
Slo Joe is being sent home “to get his affairs in order”?
The press needs to start asking Bill Clinton if his wife would be a stronger running mate for the RAT ticket than Joe Biden. Bubba is going public by speaking at the convention so he should be hounded about this. I would love to see him defending Biden over Hillary.
“Biden would be clueless as POTUS.”
That might be a good thing!
So this was a scolding ... poor Slow Joe, he was only repeating the refrain heard throughout the halls of the White Hut, day in, day out. The fool didn’t realize it wasn’t for public consumption.
Joe better get himself a reputable food and drink taster
wouldn’t want him expiring due to unnatural causes disguised as natural causes.
His prior aneurysms! Is that anything like his prior plagerisms?
I believe this would be catastrophic for the RR ticket. The race is razor close as it us, unbelievably given the circumstances. Hillary on the ticket would put Obama over the top, particularly with independent Gen-X voters, many of whom recall with fondness the prosperity of the Clinton years during their youth.
My thoughts: MUCH more biting, snarking lies and vicious attacks, but spoken coherently. The hateful venom can flow through her lips like oil through a funnel, so the R&R’s would have to civilly factually respond without sinking to her sewer depths and getting emotionally reactive.
Can’t you just imagine her stinking, shrieking, ear splitting vocal crescendoes again, making folks recoil and run for the hills ?
Of course, BillyJeff would be in his glory, out there on the trail, picking up cuties after speechifyin’ .. rubbing his hands in glee to get back in any way to any kind of official national prominence and all those perks .. whoopdedoo!
It’s undeniable ..they’ve GOT to be desperate, and may have no other choice.
This period and the lame duck time after his, God willing, loss are VERY DANGEROUS TIMES. Our prayers should increase .. unceasingly.. NOW.
There’s no end to O’s bitterness, retribution and unmitigated will and power to use them against his enemies. The American people are definitely on his enemies/revenge list. Lord, have mercy ..
“Hillary on the ticket would put Obama over the top, particularly with independent Gen-X voters,”
And lots of liberal women.
She would lock up the carpet munchers vote
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It would be so easy to do, too. A mild stroke, anyone would believe that. Needs a rest. Getting to the age, you see...
Would they? I don’t think they’d need to, or they might not do it and claim they did, providing Biden likes that choice better.
I know for certain that Hillary’s “foreign policy” has been a disaster in Syria & Egypt. Has she done ANYTHING good as SOS?
yes, Biden would be clueless, and he’d STILL be better than BO.
There was a VP who swallowed a fly
Now I don’t know why he followed a fly
Perhaps he’ll die
Ah, the Evita Peron re-arrives.
Barack and Michelle. PO-VPOT (R) US!
“Bidens retreat home during the increasingly frenetic 2012 race “
Biden is living proof that the best liar wins.
Joe Biden - Bearing false witness, as usual!
Aug 15, 2012
In 1972 Sen. Joseph Biden, the Democrat nominee for vice President, lost his wife and young daughter in a car accident. Losing your family in an auto accident is a gut wrenching tragedy, to be sure. No one underestimates that and no ever blamed Mrs. Biden for the accident.
Right up there with despicable things one human can do to another, is falsely accusing the innocent of a crime. Bearing false witness is even in the 10 commandments, but Mr. Bidens feigned Catholicism doesnt let that stop him. (snip)
Obama already has a lock on those voters.
What Hillary on the ticket does, I'm afraid, is bring back those white, independent voters who pushed Obama to victory in 2008 and who wanted so badly for him to succeed. Many of these voters have become disillusioned with Hope and Change. Hillary reinvigorates the ticket and might make them think, "let's give him a second chance". If these voters return to Obama, the race is over.
This is not news. According to his secret service detail, he goes home every weekend. They hate it. This was told to my husband by his ss detail when Slaw Joe stayed in our city on his way to a campaign stop a couple of months ago. As the fire inspector, my husband had to spend the night at the hotel and he talked most of the night with them.
The Clintons are moving quickly on Obama. It was only a matter of time. There was no way they were ever going to forgive and forget 2008. To let some punk from Chicago screw them without payback? No way. Obama is about to experience payback in an ugly way. Just the way the Clintons always do it...no blood, no paper trail.
No, she hasn't (unless you are a militant Muslim in which case Hillary has been great).
The sad truth though is Americans don't really care about foreign policy, particularly when the domestic economy is in tatters. Only a small percentage of American voters are aware of the situation in both of these countries --and even many of them don't care one way or the other how it plays out.
I think the standoff between the Clintons and the Chicago mob is mutually assured destruction.
If the Clintons used their vaunted private detective squad to reveal Baraq’s true background, the mob would spill the beans on Arkancide.
Biden is FUBO’s life insurance policy.
I can’t imagine a WH with Michelle O my bell and the Hill sharing a hallway together! They can’t stand each other, add Valerie Jarrett to that mix. Get the popcorn cause a cat fight will ensue. It once was a time when we would laugh about too much testosterone would cause a fight, but can you only imagine the Progesterone in the WH?
Maybe he will be found to have Brain Cancer like Teddy Kennedy. He caught the illness right after he dumped Hillary and Bill to embrace Obama.
I think BO casually mentioned, over lunch, that he was going to schedule a couple of campaign stops in Mena, AR, for the Vice President.
Good thought! The fight will be between O and his female rulers, Val and Michelle, and just how much they love the life, perks and power to which they’ve become very accustomed. The rancor, skullduggery and catfights would be legend.
He’d do less damage than Bammy...
This from a couple that gave $ 50.00 to the Wounded Warrior Project in 2011 according to their tax return.
North Charleston Vice President Joe Bidens arrival for a weeklong vacation at Kiawah Island yesterday is actually a cover story for the Vice Presidents stay at a North Charleston alcohol and substance abuse treatment center, theDiscust learned.
Secret Service agents on Bidens detail were overheard in a bar at Charleston International Airport to say that the Vice Presidents transportation to Kiawah Island actually contained a Biden look-alike. The agents, visibly drunk, were then confronted by the reporter who went on to obtain the whole story. According to the agents, Bidens taste for alcohol was rekindled at the Beer Summit last week. Although Biden drank a non-alcoholic beer at the time, the agents claim that afterwards Biden went on what they described as a bender throughout D.C. bars.
South Carolinas legislative delegation in Washington issued a release saying that they hoped Biden would return to active service status as soon as possible. Privately, at least one member of Congress from South Carolina admitted that hes known Biden to be a drunk for quite some time. Why do you think he talks so much and keeps putting his feet in his mouth all the time? The guy keeps fifths in every jacket pocket. Ive heard that story for some time now, and I guess it proved to be true, said the legislator on condition of anonymity.
Biden was ejected from at least three establishments in D.C. and Virginia before Secret Service supervisors and Bidens wife were able to restrain him on that fateful evening. But, the agents continued, Bidens alcohol use skyrocketed during the next few days. At the Vice Presidents residence, D.C. police were called because of suspicious activity on the compound. After an investigation, a naked and drunk Biden was found to be the culprit.
President Obamas staff, learning of the escapades, then ordered Biden into substance abuse treatment. Thats when the South Carolina trip disguise was created. Biden was checked in to Palmetto Behavioral Systems last night, according to the agents.
Spokesman for Palmetto would only confirm that they did have a nationally-known figure in their care and that detox and substance abuse counseling would begin today. _____________________________________________________________________
Now, watch this video - you won't believe it. If a Republican was wasted at the microphone while introducing someone, this would have been front page news.
I agree with your posts on this thread 100%.
If O replaces Biden with another vp candidate it could be a strong hit to our chances. If he goes with Hillary even more so. As much as they more than likely hate one another, politics make strange bedfellows. And would set her up as the uncontested presidential candidate in 2016.
I don’t think O will give Biden the boot. But I can sure see him resigning for “health reasons”. Truth be told, Biden may have some health issues other than terminal liberalism and “open mouth insert foot” disease. (O suffers from these diseases as well).
Biden being sent home is not a good sign, imho.
Earlier this week, Palin, McCain and Guliani all "recommended" that Obama drop Biden for Hillary. So I don't know how Obama could possibly do that now politically. What, follow Sarah Palin's advice?
Isn't that awesome? And the MSM always tells us it's Axlegrease that's the master strategist. Et tu, Douchebag!
Biden was picked precisely because he was dumb and no threat to his boss (who is also dumb, and runs on ideology alone). However there are limits...
I actually don’t think Hillary would be much of a threat as VP, though. She proved to be a weak, ineffectual SOS, publicly ignored by Obama and hasn’t done herself many political favors by being SOS. While she would be popular with some older liberal ladies, they were already going to vote for Obama anyway, and I don’t think the young find her very attractive. Also, she’s not a good speaker herself. I think Ryan would have no trouble demolishing her.
There’s somebody else I’m much more worried about, but I’m not even going to mention the name.
“I think the standoff between the Clintons and the Chicago mob is mutually assured destruction.
If the Clintons used their vaunted private detective squad to reveal Baraqs true background, the mob would spill the beans on Arkancide.”
I think you have nailed the essence of the entire scenario.