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Biden given time-out, sent home to Delaware for the weekend

RJ~PWCM~JLA 2012/08/18 18:18:22
The 0bama handlers have apparently given Joe Biden a time-out, sending him home to Delaware for the weekend with "no public events scheduled."
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http://dailycaller.com/2012/08/16/biden-sent-home-by-the-boss/

Vice President Joe Biden is going home to Delaware.

The updated White House calendar for Aug. 17 reports that “in the morning, the Vice President will meet with senior advisers. Later, the Vice President will be in Wilmington, Delaware.”

“There are no public events scheduled,” said the 5:36 p.m. White House announcement, titled “Daily Guidance for the Vice President.”

Biden’s retreat home during the increasingly frenetic 2012 race comes amid increased criticism for his campaign-trail performance.

Biden was slated to share an uncomfortable lunch with President Barack Obama on Thursday, following his disastrous week on the campaign trail, which culminated with a racially inflammatory warning to African-American supporters that Mitt Romney will “put y’all back in chains.”

The flubs revived chatter about whether the president will drop Biden, and seek a substitute vice president to win the tough 2012 race.

Obama’s spokesman Jay Carney on Thursday provided a tepid defense of Biden when he was asked if the vice president would remain on the ticket.

“Yes and that was settled a long long time ago,” Carney said, before quickly changing the subject to Medicare.

Despite the vice president’s apparent benching, his wife Jill Biden is going back out on the campaign trail.

However, she’s only going down the road from their house in Wilmington.


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  • Don Leuty 2012/08/19 04:02:36
    Don Leuty
    +1
    His handlers are exhausted. They need the rest.
  • Bob S 2012/08/18 22:38:45
    Bob S
    +1
    I sure hope that he still has his blanky so he can go home and pout.
  • johnnyg 2012/08/18 19:53:43
    johnnyg
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    Why?? Biden is just as much as a control freak commie scumbag as the rest of the control freak commie scumbags in DC.
  • RJ~PWCM... johnnyg 2012/08/18 20:37:26
    RJ~PWCM~JLA
    +2
    Apparently his extremely racist, lunatic remarks distracted from the regular racist, lunatic remarks they call the "0bama re-election campaign."
  • draconiaregina 2012/08/18 19:29:20
    draconiaregina
    +2
    A weekend to dry out and sober up again?
  • Sister Jean 2012/08/18 18:25:22
  • Reichstolz 2012/08/18 18:20:03
    Reichstolz
    +2
    Ah come on! Biden is the best campaign advocate the republicans could ever have.

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