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Biden faces different debate
challenges than in 2008

Washington Examiner, by Brian Hughes

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Posted By:Photoonist, 10/11/2012 12:10:48 AM

Joe Biden's task at Thursday's vice presidential debate will be very different from the mission he had when he took to the stage four years ago in a similar forum. Biden, facing Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin in 2008, avoided sharp attacks so as not to appear to be bullying Palin. (Snip) But this time around, America has a very different view of Biden. Over the last three years, he demonstrated a tendency to meander off script, producing gaffes that often embarrassed his boss, President Obama.

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The other big thing is that this time Biden has to try and defend 0bama and his handling of the bad economy rather than attack with false accusations. And Biden furthermore has to show that he is presidential material which he has miserably failed at for a couple of decades. Perhaps somehow Ryan will remind the public that Biden is ''one heartbeat away'' from the presidency. People will just be aghast at the idea.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Mike PHX, 10/11/2012 12:16:17 AM     (No. 8924611)

Methinks his biggest challenge this time will be wearing diapers.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Mr. Hanky, 10/11/2012 12:41:32 AM     (No. 8924652)

Joe Biden has four years of failure to answer for...so there's that. And he's a moron.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: iamtinman, 10/11/2012 2:04:22 AM     (No. 8924729)

No moron is Joe but he is going to face some tough competition this time. Palin wasn't prepared for him but Ryan is both smart and aggressive. Biden is going to resort to oneliners while Ryan is going to have a listing of the facts of Obama/Bidens sorry record and a plan for the future.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Sunhan65, 10/11/2012 2:25:34 AM     (No. 8924749)

FTA: '40 percent of respondents said that "idiot" was the first word that came to mind when they thought of Biden.'
That's not the word that came to my mind. However, the mentally challenged have enough challenges in life without being unfairly associated with Joe Biden.


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Reply 5 - Posted by: pigop, 10/11/2012 2:31:57 AM     (No. 8924750)

Impossible to defend the indefensible. Their abysmal record speak for themselves.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: miceal, 10/11/2012 2:53:18 AM     (No. 8924757)

Apparently #3 watched a different Palin/Biden debate? Not only was "she ready for him," she mopped the floor with his sorry donkey.....

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Spidey, 10/11/2012 2:58:04 AM     (No. 8924760)

Nobody could have fixed the mess we inherited in 4 years.

The stimulus prevented the second great depression.

The republicans in congress blocked the president's attempts to create jobs.But we created over 4 million anyway.

Mitt Romney is the 2nd coming of George Bush.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Trigger2, 10/11/2012 6:32:11 AM     (No. 8924845)

Are you being sarcastic?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: mickturn, 10/11/2012 10:57:13 AM     (No. 8925564)

Yea, Joe's diapers, his drool and his hair...or lack thereof will be his principal concerns. That is where the GAFFE's come from, Joes worry his hair is out of place ala Edwards and forgets what he was saying. Ryan will rip him apart like yesterdays garbage!

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