Thursday, August 16, 2007

Presidential Gaffes: Joe Biden

Posted By on Thu, Aug 16, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Ironically, Joe Biden (D-Delware) is, at least on a committee level, well-educated on the subject. A longtime member of the Senate’s Foreign Relations Committee, he served as its chair from 2001 to 2003, and advocated military force in the Balkans to combat human rights violations.

But it seems that every time Senator Biden opens his mouth about race, it’s just wide enough to shove his congressional loafer through. Last year, he basically called the entire Delaware Indian population Apu. And then, to follow up, he tied his improbable success in the South Carolina primary to the fact that his “state was a slave state.”

Check out both blunders for yourself:

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