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Biden: I say 'exactly what I mean, it's not gonna change'
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Posted on 08/15/2012 1:55:35 PM PDT by Sub-Driver

Biden: I say 'exactly what I mean, it's not gonna change'

By MAGGIE HABERMAN | 8/15/12 1:57 PM EDT

Via Jonathan Martin, who's on the trail with Joe Biden today, the VP began his speech in a much more subdued fashion than he did yesterday when he talked about "chains" to the crowd in Virginia.

And there were no mentions of any form of shackle at this event, "I know I am sometimes criticized for saying exactly what I mean. It's not gonna change."

His attempt at clean-up last night was to say he meant to say "unshackle," but he still dinged Mitt Romney for calling it "outrageous." What was "outrageous," he said, were the GOP policies.

He also added that Romney and Paul Ryan are trying to transform Medicare into a voucher system, saying, "You know how confusing it is to begin with."

Of the GOP intentions, he said, "This is not a mystery anymore, this is not a mystery. ... The Etch A Sketch is gone. This is written pretty clearly."

As I wrote last night, Biden is digging in on what he said earlier yesterday, making the clarification a bit murky. And saying he says what he means is not likely to quell the anger among Republicans over what he said in the first place.

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TOPICS: Political Humor/Cartoons
KEYWORDS: biteme; plugs
Put a name tag on him and drop him off at the bus station...
1 posted on 08/15/2012 1:55:39 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
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Ooops, I thought this was the week when we were all supposed to be talking about the gaffes of Romney’s VP pick..


2 posted on 08/15/2012 2:00:10 PM PDT by D-fendr (Deus non alligatur sacramentis sed nos alligamur.)
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To: Sub-Driver

The more this guy talks ... the better off we are. Keep it up, Joe.

SnakeDoc


3 posted on 08/15/2012 2:00:45 PM PDT by SnakeDoctor ("I've shot people I like more for less." -- Raylan Givens, Justified)
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To: Sub-Driver

I wish the Republicans would take the same stance instead of instinctively going on the defensive every time the media parses “macaca” or some other trumped-up race baiting meme. As for Biden, let him proudly fly his stupid flag. The only shame is that too large a segment of the population are stupid right along with him.


4 posted on 08/15/2012 2:03:56 PM PDT by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: SnakeDoctor
He also added that Romney and Paul Ryan are trying to transform Medicare into a voucher system, saying, "You know how confusing it is to begin with."

Keep it up Joe!!!

5 posted on 08/15/2012 2:04:52 PM PDT by MNlurker
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To: Sub-Driver
The racist hate of that poor man...so sad.
6 posted on 08/15/2012 2:05:07 PM PDT by Happy Rain ("Not voting for Ryan? Obama love you long time.")
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To: Sub-Driver

I would count this as another gaffe, while defending his gaffe. If that is true, then he’s basically doubled down on the 20th century gaffe


7 posted on 08/15/2012 2:10:07 PM PDT by 4rcane
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To: Sub-Driver

Can’t make this crap up.


8 posted on 08/15/2012 2:10:39 PM PDT by Williams (No Obama)
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To: Sub-Driver

I can’t figure out if Joe is really this dense or if there is some motive behind this that leads to Biden being dropped from the ticket. The thing I don’t understand is, if Biden wants off the ticket, why doesn’t he just resign for health reasons or Obama force him to resign?


9 posted on 08/15/2012 2:11:37 PM PDT by OrangeHoof (Our economy won't heal until one particular black man is unemployed.)
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To: mrsmel

YOU GO SLO JOE, KEEP TALKING !!


10 posted on 08/15/2012 2:11:46 PM PDT by Col Frank Slade
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To: Sub-Driver
The first time I really became aware of Biden politically was when Scott Ritter was testifying before Congress. Now, leaving out all we learned about Ritter since then, I still remember the atrocious way Biden acted towards him --- Mr. Bigwig Senator, letting this young uniformed "gofer" know how menial he was. Oh, how the condescension just ooooooozed from this smarmy jackass. I remember yelling at the TV for him to shut his sanctimonious mouth.

When I learned he was Obamalamdingdong's VP choice in '08, I was absolutely floored.

11 posted on 08/15/2012 2:12:05 PM PDT by workerbee (June 28, 2012 -- 9/11 From Within)
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To: D-fendr

Well, at least he was defending his own stupidity. Now put a sign on his back..


12 posted on 08/15/2012 2:12:05 PM PDT by max americana (Make the world a better place by punching a liberal in the face)
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To: Sub-Driver

In that case, Biden is certain that we can lead automobile manufacturing in the 20th century. And he’s not wrong.


13 posted on 08/15/2012 2:12:16 PM PDT by DannyTN
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To: Sub-Driver

How long before Biden quits making public appearances?


14 posted on 08/15/2012 2:14:12 PM PDT by DannyTN
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To: Sub-Driver

Oh, its gonna change Joe. In fact you can start packing now so you can get out of Ryans house without delay. And leave the silverware right where it is.


15 posted on 08/15/2012 2:15:12 PM PDT by jwalsh07 (.)
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To: Sub-Driver

One thing for sure, I’ve never seen another candidate “out-stupid” Slow Joe .... he really applies himself. He doesn’t do much, but what he does do ....


16 posted on 08/15/2012 2:15:27 PM PDT by RetiredTexasVet (Skittle pooping unicorns are more common than progressives with honor & integrity.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Chains we can believe in!


17 posted on 08/15/2012 2:15:33 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: workerbee

I don’t think it was any accident that Obozo chose one of the most stupid, clueless white men in politics he could find.


18 posted on 08/15/2012 2:17:43 PM PDT by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: DannyTN
The Ruins of Detroit: So 20th century, Biden Auto manufacturer #?? RIIIIIGGGGGGHHHHHHHHT.
19 posted on 08/15/2012 2:18:15 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: Sub-Driver

>>>”His attempt at clean-up last night was to say he meant to say “unshackle,”

So, we’re supposed to think this would then be ok?

“They’re gonna put y’all back in shackles.”

Dufus doubles down..


20 posted on 08/15/2012 2:18:27 PM PDT by D-fendr (Deus non alligatur sacramentis sed nos alligamur.)
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To: Sub-Driver

That’s right! You tell ‘em, Joe!
Don’t you let them shut you up.
Preach on, brother!
“They gonna put y’all in chains!”


21 posted on 08/15/2012 2:19:35 PM PDT by servo1969
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To: Sub-Driver

22 posted on 08/15/2012 2:19:35 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: Sub-Driver

Biden would have to improve by uncountable orders of magnitude to be worthy of the epithet “filthy vermin.”

Yet, Biden is orders of magnitude morally superior to its owner, the Kenyan anti-Christ.


23 posted on 08/15/2012 2:28:29 PM PDT by sitetest (If Roe is not overturned, no unborn child will ever be protected in law.)
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To: Sub-Driver
Biden: I say 'exactly what I mean, it's not gonna change'

No it won't Joe, because you can change your hair but you can't change stupid.

24 posted on 08/15/2012 2:29:08 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Call him whatver you want but if something happens to Great Leader, Biden will be president. If that doesn’t make people think twice when they vote nothing will.


25 posted on 08/15/2012 2:31:59 PM PDT by AD from SpringBay (We deserve the government we allow.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Biden pictures himself as a tough guy who speaks his mind, that would be alright and have no problem with anyone being tough and speaking their mind, but his major problem is he makes no sense and does not engage his brain before his mouth starts speaking.


26 posted on 08/15/2012 2:39:41 PM PDT by chiefqc
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To: Sub-Driver

“I know that you believe you understand what you think I said, but I’m not sure you realize that what you heard is not what I meant.” Robert McCloskey


27 posted on 08/15/2012 3:27:44 PM PDT by cruise_missile
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To: OrangeHoof
I can’t figure out if Joe is really this dense or if there is some motive behind this that leads to Biden being dropped from the ticket.

He really is this dense. Rudy Giuliani said it perfectly yesterday:

“I think if it came from somebody serious, maybe we’d get all excited about it,” Giuliani said on CNBC’s The Kudlow Report, dismissing Biden. “But I think the vice president of the United States has become a laugh line on late night television. I mean, I’ve never seen a vice president that has made as many mistakes, said as many stupid things. …There’s a real fear if, God forbid, he ever had to be entrusted with the presidency, whether he really has the mental capacity to handle it.”

“I mean, this guy just isn’t bright. He’s never been bright. He isn’t bright. People think well, he just talks a little too much. Actually, he’s just not very smart.”


28 posted on 08/15/2012 3:39:41 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (FUMR)
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To: Sub-Driver

So I now live in North Carolina and it’s really 1993?


29 posted on 08/15/2012 3:54:10 PM PDT by mikey_hates_everything
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To: Sub-Driver

The selection of Ryan shines a spotlight on the incompetence and sad bufoonery of the current VP.

OB looks bad whether he keeps him or dumps him.

If I were him, I would dump him now through some subterfuge and not wait until after the dem convention.


30 posted on 08/15/2012 3:54:47 PM PDT by morphing libertarian
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To: Sub-Driver

Well that really puts the pin in the party hog. If he says what he means, then he’s not fit to fill the President’s shoes. What kind of lunatic would threaten a group of people with many blacks in attendance that the opposition wants to put them in chains? He’s either got early onset of dementia or he’s loonier than Porky Pig. They must have drilled those hair plugs in a little too deep. He really needs to be retired and put on medications to control his mental state.


31 posted on 08/15/2012 4:04:57 PM PDT by Harley (Life is Tough, But it's going to get a lot Tougher if you vote for Obama in Nov.)
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To: SnakeDoctor

Biden will be gone in 11 days,Bank on it


32 posted on 08/15/2012 4:32:20 PM PDT by ballplayer
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The FReepathon is still on.
Please donate today!

33 posted on 08/15/2012 4:41:55 PM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=93destr)
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To: Sub-Driver

Biden: “I’m a dipchit and it isn’t going to change”


34 posted on 08/15/2012 4:52:47 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: ballplayer

Gone where? I don’t think anybody would want to replace him. Not a lot of Democrats angling for a job on that sinking ship.

Certainly not Hillary Clinton ... there is absolutely no reason she would want to hitch her wagon to Obama. She’s better off waiting for 2016.

SnakeDoc


35 posted on 08/15/2012 4:55:00 PM PDT by SnakeDoctor ("I've shot people I like more for less." -- Raylan Givens, Justified)
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To: RedMDer

nothing but love for FReepers ~ y’all got me laughing out loud at a TRAGEDY! (or maybe TRAVESTY) is more apt?

Defeat Obamatollah and Mullah Biden...


36 posted on 08/15/2012 4:56:44 PM PDT by delcopatriot (Defeat Obamatollah and his czars!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Whenever ANYONE says that we are racist... just say... “joe biden is a racist”.

LLS


37 posted on 08/15/2012 5:50:02 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Sarah speaking at the romney convention would be like Led Zeppelin opening for The Monkees)
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To: COBOL2Java

“I mean, this guy just isn’t bright. He’s never been bright. He isn’t bright. People think well, he just talks a little too much. Actually, he’s just not very smart.”

NEITHER is obama... but obama is cunning and conniving... and evil.

LLS


38 posted on 08/15/2012 5:54:16 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Sarah speaking at the romney convention would be like Led Zeppelin opening for The Monkees)
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