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