Joe Biden's antics against Paul Ryan have taken a few days to sink in, and should take longer still. For starters, try to imagine being Paul Ryan last Thursday: a young politician in the hot seat, the eyes of the world pressing upon him, as he tries to make careful and succinct statements in a most-intense environment, while all along, literally nearly every minute -- Biden interrupted Ryan 80-plus times -- his opponent smirks, scoffs, laughs uncontrollably, flaps his arms, and, generally, acts like a petulant child.
I can't wait for this toothy phoney to join the ranks of the unemployed in January. I have detested him since about 1983. He is not a nice guy. He is a pacifist, big government liberal, who would backstab his own mother for poltical advantage. I admit he is extremely cunning, but otherwise dumb as a box of rocks.
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ann, 10/15/2012 7:26:09 AM (No. 8933799)
Unbelievably, I JUST heard Donald Trump (a regular Monday contibutor to FOX) --on Fox today, essentially say he DID NOT think Biden was 'out of bounds'.....Trump said Biden was being Biden.-----------I was so disgusted with Trump's assessment, I turned the channel.----Obviously he either didn't watch the debate we all did.....OR he it totally comfortable with clownish behavior during a serious debate.....I have to wonder how Trump would feel if someone acted as childish & obnoxious around him!!!!!!
What #5 said. I don't believe Donald Trump even watched the Debate. He seemed to be going on what other people had already said, except for the line about "both of them did a good job", which is ridiculous. I guess that means he would hire a laughing-hyena like biden to work for him? I doubt it. He should have just been honest about it. Instead, while promoting his new season on the NothingButCr*p network, he made a fool of himself by giving a critique of a debate he obviously knew nothing about.
Ratcheting Alinskyism. Ridiculing and dismissing the right not so much a tactic any more, a way of life for progs. Biden/Axelrod took it several clicks up but the stage was big. What looks like rabid histrionics to the masses is heartfelt passion to our betters.
To appeal to the moderates all Romney has to do is point out that the reason there is no longer any bipartisanship is Washington is because the Republicans are stuck with negotiating with the likes of Joe Biden.
It's becoming more and more convincing that the Democrat party attracts a certain type of emotionally retarded people who have no principles, and instead are bullies full of rage and malice.
They use the fake out party line of being for the rights of the "little guy" as an excuse to hate on other people who won't get behind their twisted world view. A great example are the loony-toon actresses who are obsessed with abortion rights but wouldn't dream of eating an animal.
Joe Biden, nice guy? No. Hypocrite and cheapskate. A practicing Catholic? Give me a break. It's all part of his act. A good Catholic doesn't take pro-abortion positions, a good Catholic gives to charity instead d hoarding his fortune. My income is about 26 thousand and I give over $3,000 per year, that's many times what hhe gives.
I didn't watch the debate, I only listened to it. I thought Biden was making his points well, even though he lies a lot, but was being too brash, boorish and bullying. I believed he was going to lose the debate because of that.
I think his teeth look perfect. True, nobody has perfect teeth, and that makes them a little creepy. But there's nothing wrong with trying to keep a good set of teeth in your head. There are so many things more substantive to criticize about him that his teeth should not be an issue.
Biden's gurning and his snarky growling whispers to Ryan off-mic are proof of his deeply troubling personna. The thought that this drunken bozo with the $20k dentures is a heartbeat away from being the president is truly terrifying. If nothing else that should help folks decide for whom to vote.
#7 - a nice smile? Yeah, for a deranged chimpanzee. He was giving a perfect impersonation of Ronald Reagan's costar in "Bedtime for Bonzo", complete with grimaces, everting the lips, and general obstreperousness. A Biden tactic that as Kengor pointed out, backfired -- at long last.
FDR's VEEP, John Nance Garner, said somthing ling like,"being the VPOTUS is as worthless as the content of a spitoon." The constitution describes only two things for the VEEP. 1. Take POTUS' place if he is removed from office by death, impeachment or resigns. There may be other reasons, but I can't think of any. The other he can take the seat a Senate Chairman and use his vote to break a tie vote in the senate. That is all... oh yea, I forgot... all act as POTUS' resident clown, jerk and hatchet man.
Ole "lunchbox Joe" as he likes to call himself, hero of the downtrodden..who went into politics in his 20s and never had a real job in his life, and lives in a palatial home in Delaware. Look it up..poor lunchbox Joe got where he is because he plagarized and got caught, which we all know is an attribute for a democrat.
Consider how the current crop of liberals would have reacted if it were Paul Ryan who had acted just like Biden. Suddenly, calm, respectful and serious would have been chic to the wind-testing idiots of the day.
No Tourette's Syndrome. What he has always done and continues to do is deliberate. Some are so unsure of themselves all their lives that they grow up to be bullies. Some tell dirty jokes and act the buffoon to be liked.
I am not interested in his pathology. He is a heartbeat away from an already dreadful presidency. He is totally unfit for the office.
I used to watch him run Senate committee hearings. He did exactly the same thing. How anyone could call him a nice guy is beyond me. He wouldn't even be an amusing drinking buddy.
I hope Romney & Ryan listen to #20's idea, its pure gold. Also they should put together a commercial showing this clown laughing about Libya, Iranian Nukes, etc. and pointing out that to R & R, these are serious issues and no laughing matter.
That debate was a sham. No way should a moderator attack comment and hammer in tandem with one of the speakers. Biden interrupting,etc was par for the bafoon. My prayer life has been extreme in the request that nothing would happen to put this joke in POTUS role. Only compensation is the more they are caught on live dialogues side by side with real adults do folks see the real mc coys.
Ryan didn't perform especially well in the debate (not terrible, but not brilliant, either), but Biden's over-the-top idiocy will be all that anyone remembers about this debate--and possibly about him, too.
On Fox & Friends Sunday, Dr. Ablow, the resident psych. suggested Biden should be seen by a doctor for possible demensia. I can see where that might be possible for Obama's "assasination insurance" VP selection.
I've never known anyone from Delaware. Does everyone there act like that? Just wondering.
Biden staged on a 90 minute Bonzo on Bennies public psychotic episode, doing everything except climbing up on the debate table, dropping his drawers and mooning the audience.
Right now we are focused Biden's shameless buffoonery in the VP debate, but his place in the history books will be the despicable spectacle of the Vice President of the United States gleefully telling the President, "This is a big F**king deal!" live, coast-to-coast on television. Obama's grinning agreement was just as revealing.
I'm sure Ryan knew that Joe would be Joe - a man whose mind is failing him in his later years. Some dementia patients have been known to strip off their clothes and streak through their nursing homes. Paul and the American people are lucky Joe isn't that far gone - yet.
I am amazed at the number of WOMEN who were offended by Biden's clownishness. I can't imagine how his idiotic performance did Obama any good at all. What they might have gained by energizing their base who would have voted for zero anyway, they must have lost many more votes among women, independents, moderates and Obama leaners.
Overall, a net loss for zero and a permanent picture in the nation's mind of the babbling fool that was a heartbeat from the presidency for four years.
Let the Vice President know his antics would have been appropriate in …… a barroom argument but not in a national debate! He made himself, the democrats and the government look like fools. One can be forceful without being rude, one can get his points across without hogging the platform. He look like the buffoon that people claim that he is. Any thinking person could see right through his demeanor and know what he was trying to bully Rep. Ryan but he came over as a bullying joker. And where did he get his facts? He was telling the nation that the Intelligence Community didn’t have the right facts and the State Department didn’t share their information with the White House. If that is true, then who is in charge? Is there a president in the house? And he did vote for the two "credit card wars". And why is the Catholic Church suing the government over Obamacare if there is no force abortion in it? Just who is the liar? Shame on him! He may have energize his beer drinking buddies, but he alienate the American people against himself and his party
Biden resembled Fire Marshall Bill from In Living Color. They have the same rictus grin. In the debate distressed Biden did something he does often. He spoke about his parents in the present tense.
Biden " My friend recently in a speech in Washington said "30 percent of the American people are takers." These people are my mom and dad .."
Biden is 70 years old. He has had two craniotomies for aneurysms. Biden's parents have been dead for years and yet, he often speaks about them in public as if they are not. Articles are being increasingly written by physicians that his medical history make Biden at an increased risk for stroke or that his blatant lies and distortions may indicate he is experiencing mini strokes or TIAs - transient ischemic attacks . Cheney's cardiac history was always a topic for the media. While Biden's neurological history is always hidden.
Excellent points, #61. I caught his reference to his parents in the debate as well. I thought he was just trying to b.s. viewers into believing he wasn't that old, but it's also possible that he has trouble remembering his parents are dead. I don't understand at all why "Joe being Joe" isn't a reason for him to retire from public service, or at least serve in a position where our nation's fate doesn't hang in the balance.
i forget the number of times that Biden refered to Ryan as my friend. i am certainly grateful that i have no friends who talk to me like he was talking to Ryan. with friends like that, who needs enemies....just saying.
#5, I too saw that, but amazingly it isn't Trump's first defense of Biden. He defended him last week on another show (perhaps it was Greta Van Susteren) and I was surprised then.
#40, I, too, expected Biden to bring up his late wife and daughter, to gain sympathy.
Biden also lied about the Iraq and Afghanistan wars--he did vote for them, but said he was there, and didn't. Mark Levin tells a story of how Biden humiliated a Reagan appointee to the State Department in a Senate confirmation hearing, then told the man not to be offended, it was just business.
Nothing he does surprises me, because he also was shown to be a plagiarist. He is a man of little character or integrity.
It's standard Communist Ops to wildly recklessly, openly, crudely discredit and DISMISSS non Communists. It was the case in 1950's Hollywood, when the Communists came dangerously close to controlling the movie industry. If you were IN, you got work, if you were not IN, you didn't get work. That'a why numorous hack writers joined the ACP: to get work, and take on a new sense of unearned importance. Communism's hold on Hollywood is as strong now as ever: no films on Communism EVER produced. Think about it. Silence reigns. Movie goers are not permitted to know the terrors of Stalinist Soviet Gulag enslavement, famine and mass murder. Easy to imagine that Biden is one of THEM.
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