Vice President Biden, fresh from his controversial trip to the Middle East, unleashed a barrage of one liners in Washington on Wednesday that made some folks wince.Har de har har. Oh, Joe, you're such a wag. (And this joker is but a pulse away from the presidency? Now, that's funny.)
Oh, yes - he also made another boo-boo.
Biden asked for God's blessing for the late mother of Irish Prime Minister Brian Cowen during a White House celebration of St. Patrick's Day - except the elderly lady is very much alive.
"God rest her soul," uttered Biden as he introduced Cowen and President Obama.
He quickly caught himself and noted that it's Cowen's father who is no longer living. Of the prime minister's mother, Biden said, "God bless her soul."
Later, the vice president talked about his trip to the Radio & Television Correspondents Association dinner in Washington.
"I love to travel but it's great to be back in a place where a boom in housing construction is a good thing," he grinned...
Thursday, March 18, 2010
Be a Clown
Joe Biden's back in town and waxing funny. Too bad the joke's on him. From the NY Daily News: