5 Great Joe Biden Gaffes

Vice President Joe Biden continues to assess whether he’ll throw his hat into the Democrat primary ring. The former
Delaware Senator’s time as Barack Obama’s stand-in comes filled many a major gaffe.

Here’s 5 great Biden quotes sure to make you chuckle:

1. “Barack America”
“A man I’m proud to call my friend. A man who will be the next President of the United States — Barack America!” — Biden’s first stump speech as Obama’s official running mate. Springfield, Ill., Aug. 23, 2008.

2. Big F’ing Deal
“This is a big fucking deal!” — Open mic catches Joe during the Obamacare signing ceremony. Washington, D.C., March 23, 2010

3. Four Letter Words
“Look, John’s last-minute economic plan does nothing to tackle the number-one job facing the middle class, and it happens to be, as Barack says, a three-letter word: jobs. J-O-B-S, jobs.” Athens, Ohio, Oct. 15, 2008

4. Welcome to Quick-Mart
‘You cannot go to a 7-11 or a Dunkin’ Donuts unless you have a slight Indian accent…. I’m not joking.” — Private remark captured on C-SPAN 2006.

5. Big Sticks Take You Far
— “Now is the time to heed the timeless advice from Teddy Roosevelt: ‘Speak softly and carry a big stick.’ End of quote. I promise you, the president has a big stick.” April 26, 2012

Allison Leslie is a University of South Florida graduate with a bachelors degree in Mass Communications. She joined Genesis in 2016. With a passion for sports, Allison has interned with 620 WDAE, Pewter Report, Trifecta Team: St. Petersburg Bowl, Bullscast, and many other publications. Being a native to the Bay Area, she has followed and supported Tampa Bay teams her whole life.