Imagine a scathing look at a vice presidential candidate. Put a “R” after that candidate’s name, like Sarah Palin, and you get big-name books, a controversial film and lots of news coverage. Put a “D” after that candidate’s name, even when he’s still the sitting vice president, and it gets almost no attention. That’s the case with Jeff Connaughton, “a Biden Senate staffer turned lobbyist” who just published a book called “The Payoff” that Politico says “lacerates” the vice president.
Comments: If the press whores didn't make a habit of mostly ignoring him they'd have to portray him in a jester's outfit all the time. Even with the sparse coverage he gets he can't help but come off as a total buffoon. It makes you ask what kind of press there is in his own state that he was reelected for so long.
The author of The Payoff isn't alone: Paul Ryan is as ignored by the media as this revealing book about Cue Ball Biden. Media realized in August that Paul was too smart and too knowledgeable on Fed spending to be Palinized, so a strategy of ignoring Ryan was developed. Cue Ball's debate tactics of grinning like the village idiot and rudely interrupting Ryan expanded upon the ignore Ryan plan. Paul spent almost as much time politely holding back his thoughts as he did addressing the audience. Media coverage of debate focused on Biden, as dental or mental, with Ryan minimized.
It's pretty clear that Barack, Michelle, and Valerie hate white people. They barely manage to hide their contempt. Therefore, it has always been my assumption that they keep Biden around as an object of ridicule. A long time senator; an elder of the democrat party that their New Party infiltrated and took over; an old white Capitol Hill bully. They keep him on a string and "let Joe be Joe," then yell at him and make fun of him behind his back. They despise him, and Joe is either too stupid to buy a clue or sold his self respect for the VP title.
This is real Old Testament stuff. Cutting off the nose and thumbs of the vanquished king and keeping him around to do tricks for the victorious tyrant.
For a man who is as mentally deranged and psychotic as Bitem' is, it is freightening to me that he is that one small step away from the "Football" and the reigns of power. The Cue Ball comment, the $500 Trillion Tax Cut for 179,000 taxpayers is not a slip...they were deliberate comments....and demented.
Biden the Bidden is what every president in trouble needs for distraction at times like these.
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Bad Dog, 10/27/2012 8:41:03 AM (No. 8966513)
OK, so I have Fox News on nearly 24/7. Why have I not seen this author interviewed about this book anywhere there? Or even the author of this article?
And I've always wondered... are Senate staffers chosen/hired by the Senator? Or are they appointed by someone else to work for a certain Senator or Congressman? I'd dread being assigned to Joe Biden, even without knowing the things in this book. He just oozes smarmy meanness.
My opinion of Biden cannot get any lower. In comparison he makes Ted Kennedy, Barney Frank and Chris Dodd look like a statesmen. Are there any decent Democrat men or women in Washington? Are they all slime like Reid and Pelosi?
Over the past 30 years four friends of mine have worked as Senate staffers. None knows the others. All are liberal Democrats. All have told me that everyone knows Biden is the dumbest guy in the Senate. Well, it's become pretty obvious that that is the case. So why did the smartest man ever to be President (so we are told) who must have known Biden is the dumbest guy in the senate, pick him? What a farce this gang is. But Dan Quayle was dumb. Sarah Palin was dumb. come on.
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O.S. Banker, 10/27/2012 9:22:48 AM (No. 8966605)
In re #13, a discrepancy on his tax returns. He opted for nolo contendre because he realized the cost of defending himself would exceed the penalties that were being imposed.
Is Joe Biden an alcoholic, or abuse some other meds? He is so inconsistent, melodramatic... It wouldn't be the first time the "honor among thieves" that exists among Congress and Washington elite. They always cover up for each other. Am I the only one that wonders if he has a drinking problem?
Another incredibly revealing book out last month is receiving virtually no press from either the good or the bad guys, the one that describes Obama's unresolved psycholgical problems he has brought to us since his very unfortunate childhood. Not unlike Slick Willie and a bad childhood, we all suffer their odd and harmful ways. This book is THE DESTRUCTIVE PRESIDENT by PAUL M FICK PhD, whose earler bestseller about Clinton, THE DYSFUNCTIONAL PRESIDENT, also revealed the harmful inner workings of a man who would bring his mental troubles to all of America. In this new book about Obama, THE DESTRUCTIVE PRESIDENT, we learn of his raging vindictive very destructive ways that allows us to see him in a totally new and terrifying light. Go to Amazon.
$4, Where would America be without Fox? Frustrated!
As for biden, i met an older gentleman shopping - waiting for his wife - the other day. I began to talk to him and he told me he had a brain aneurysm 17 years ago. Then, he asked what I thought he did now. He said he can do nothing. but, unlike Biden, he wasn't a mean man.
That will be "President Cue-Ball" L.Dotters.Partic when the GOP elites snatch defeat from the Jaws of victory in this election. Biden is real close to the Teamsters, they need him to speak, he is on the next G-V. I hope somone writes the book as to how many Demos were asked to be VP before they got a 'yes' from Biden. I hopethat the over-whelming vote for Americans can somehow pervail and we can get this Junta to leave voluntarily...
#4 - I am beating this drum for many years - we need conservative media! More people need to shout to the repubics that one of the first items on conservative agenda has to be creation of conservative mainstream media. We are definitely losing the war in the propaganda department. Unless there are sources explaining what will happen to the drones and leeches when the money dries out, we are facing the danger of losing the elections to liars who promise the ascend of paradise as soon as we expropriate the "millionaires and billionaires".
#16 - It was kind of a rhetorical question to show how LITTLE it takes for a Republican to be forced out of office while Democrats bluster their way through their scandals and how the Media COVERS for THEM.
Biden's entire life story would be a joke except for one thing, a democrat who has worked closely with big labor on the east coast would have enough jail time coming to cross over several lifetimes. That's how politics gets done in that area and you can bet Joe has been paid millions for his "representation." Teamsters, longshoremen, construction workers, cab and bus drivers... you name it and they all need favors to keep up the pressure on business.
actually, #3, there is one person, the former mrs. stemberg. she said that both romneys are "mean." that was the best she could do. she, a gold digger and infinitely unhappy ex-wife of a former partner of romney's. other than maureen stemberg, it's impossible to find anyone (including their help) that will say anything bad about him or his family. maybe this time getting sealed court records unsealed won't work for pres. obama.
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