“There’s a gigantic difference between John McCain and Barack Obama and between me and I suspect my vice presidential opponent,”Biden said at an outdoor rally Sunday, getting ready to hit the GOP ticket for their economic policies. “She’s good-looking,”he quipped.

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Reported here. Curse you, Barack Obama, for making me vote for Joe Biden to vote for you. For maybe the first time ever I agree with Karl Rove.

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0 Responses to “There’s a gigantic difference between John McCain and Barack Obama and between me and I suspect my vice presidential opponent,”Biden said at an outdoor rally Sunday, getting ready to hit the GOP ticket for their economic policies. “She’s good-looking,”he quipped.

  1. kiddestroyer says:

    Biden certainly has his, um, problems with saying sexist things. I think this one is a bit silly, though, because he said something similar about Obama at the same time.

  2. Ann Bartow says:

    Had McCain chosen Ridge or Lieberman or Pawlenty or any other man as his running mate, I put the odds of Biden commenting about that person’s appearance in that way at approximately zero. The remark about Obama is mentioned in the linked article as follows:

    “You are gorgeous!”a female supporter in the audience shouted out. Biden asked her to repeat it into the microphone so his wife at home would hear.

    “I haven’t heard that in a long, long, long time,”Biden said as the audience laughed.”Being around this lean young-looking guy is making me feel pretty old, you know what I mean? I thought I was in pretty good shape until I hung out with this guy.”

    Had the supporter not made her remark, I seriously doubt Biden would have commented on Obama’s looks.

  3. Obama clearly didn’t care about Biden’s off-the-cuff comments like that. After all, during the primaries, Biden made the quite condescending and only-slightly-veiled racist remark that Obama was the first “clean” and “eloquent” African-American candidate.