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Entries Tagged as 'Joe Biden'

SNL: Biden and Murtha attempt to blow the election for Obama

October 26th, 2008 · No Comments

Once again, Saturday Night Live hits the nail on the head, this time going after Joe Biden and Jack Murtha’s foot-in-mouth syndrome in Pennsylvania: And I realize I haven’t really commented on Biden’s remark last week that if Obama is elected, the world’s leaders would test his mettle as a young president. It’s probably true. [...]

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Conservative FAIL: Joe Biden defends “Socialist/Marxist” Obama against right-wing reporter

October 26th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Yesterday, Joe Biden walked right into an ambush when a local reporter, Barbara West from W(T)FTV in Orlando, Florida, suddenly morphed into Sean Hannity.  In a brief five-minute interview, West took the opportunity to hammer Biden with the following fair and balanced questions: –Aren’t you embarrassed by the blatant attempts to register phony voters by ACORN, [...]

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Biden and Palin: So many feet, so few mouths

October 17th, 2008 · No Comments

VP candidates Joe Biden and Sarah Palin continue their wildly entertaining gaffe-a-thon on the stump this week. First, Palin is apparently one of those U.S. Americans that can’t locate the New Hampshire on a map. She tells a New Hampshire crowd that she likes visiting there and ”other parts around this great Northwest” and promptly gets booed. [...]

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Tags: Democrats · Joe Biden · Republicans · Sarah Palin

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October 7th, 2008 · No Comments

A train lover’s guide to the 2008 presidential election:

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Tags: Barack Obama · Democrats · Joe Biden · John McCain · Republicans · Sarah Palin

VP debate wrap: Palin wins special participation award

October 3rd, 2008 · 10 Comments

Well, she showed up.  She stood at the right podium.  She mostly spoke English, gosh darnit.  And the media’s post-debate analysis had to be the most condescending display of lowered bar cheerleading in American political history. Last night, pundits and conservatives applauded Sarah Palin for not tripping over her feet on the way to the podium and not using the phrases “U.S. Americans” or [...]

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Tags: Debates · Democrats · Joe Biden · Republicans · Sarah Palin

Fareed Zakaria makes the case against Palin + pre-debate analysis

October 2nd, 2008 · 3 Comments

Some must-see commentary from Fareed Zakaria of Newsweek, a guy I consider to be one of the best foreign policy analysts in the country.  The short version: The problem with Sarah Palin isn’t that she doesn’t know the answers, it’s that she doesn’t even understand the questions. As far as tonight’s debate is concerned, my pre-game analysis [...]

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Tags: Debates · Democrats · Joe Biden · Republicans · Sarah Palin

Katie Couric stumps Palin on Roe v. Wade

October 2nd, 2008 · 1 Comment

Here it is, the highly anticipated Sarah Palin stumble on Supreme Court decisions, and it doesn’t disappoint. There’s a version of this video circulating on Youtube that cuts out Joe Biden’s segment completely, and I think that does a disservice to it. In order to appreciate the enormity of Palin’s gaffe, you have to view [...]

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The Biden gaffe-a-thon begins

September 23rd, 2008 · 2 Comments

One of the more pleasant surprises of the Obama campaign up to now has been Joe Biden’s ability to mostly keep his foot out of his mouth since being selected as the Democratic vice presidential nominee almost a month ago.  Yesterday, in an interview with Katie Couric, Biden’s history of footoholism reared it’s ugly head, [...]

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Defeating McCain/Palin for Dummies: What Obama needs to do

September 10th, 2008 · 9 Comments

I’m sure the Obama campaign has been swamped with advice since the conventions closed and McCain/Palin began surging in the polls.  But what elevates my advice above the advice of others is that mine will work.  This isn’t a long manifesto of political strategy, it’s simple bullet points that Barack Obama can post on his refrigerator and read every morning [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Democrats · Joe Biden · John McCain · Republicans · Sarah Palin

Who will (and who should) Clinton and Obama pick as their vice presidential running mate?

April 5th, 2008 · 3 Comments

Ben Smith over at Politico offers up some completely irresponsible, incredibly premature, and wildly entertaining speculation on who is in the early running for the Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton veepstakes.  The short version: Barack Obama VP picks Joe Biden – DE senator Bill Richardson – NM governor Mike Bloomberg – NYC mayor Tim Roemer – [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Bill Richardson · Democrats · Hillary Clinton · Jim Webb · Joe Biden