Joe Biden's Pathetic History of Lies and Plagiarism
Joe Biden's Pathetic History of
Joe Biden was called before the disciplinary body at Syracuse law
school during his first year because of charges that he had committed
plagiarism, passing off the work of another student as his own. [That
seems to be a common problem with the left-wing of the Democratic
Party – Teddy Kennedy was actually kicked out of law school for
attempting to have another student take an exam for him!] Biden was
found guilty, ''threw himself on the mercy of the board,'' and
promised not to repeat the offense. This persuaded the board to drop
the matter and allow Mr. Biden to remain in law school.
While campaigning in New Hampshire in 1987, a man in the crowd
asked about his grades in college, to which Biden yelled, "I
think I have a much higher I.Q. than you do." He went on to say
that he "went to law school on a full academic scholarship - the
only one in my class to have a full academic scholarship" adding
that he "ended up in the top half" of his class, and
graduated with three degrees from college – none of which was true
(Biden graduated 76th in a class of 85 and was a double-major)
Later in the '87 campaign he was found to have plagiarized a
speech from British Labour Party (UK) leader Neil Kinnock. The
plagiarism was considered all the more serious, because it included
details of Kinnock's life which were not true in Biden's case. In a
television commercial during the British election campaign last
spring (1987), Mr. Kinnock asked, ''Why am I the first Kinnock in a thousand
generations to be able to get to university?'' Pointing to his wife,
he asked, ''Why is Glenys the first woman in her family in a thousand
generations to be able to get to university?''
In closing remarks at a debate at the Iowa State Fair on Aug. 23,
Mr. Biden asked,''Why is it that Joe Biden is the first in his family
ever to go to a university?'' Further, he asked, ''Why is it that my
wife, who is sitting out there in the audience, is the first in her
family to ever go to college?''
Biden dropped out of the race in December 1987, and did not
participate in the 1988 Democratic caucuses and primaries.
Biden also once told voters that his
helicopter was "forced down" on "the superhighway of
terror" by Afghan extremists. When actually, snow forced the
helicopter pilot to land and wait out a storm.
However, one of the worst lies Biden has told, for years, relates
to the deaths of his first wife and daughter -- Biden has for years
claimed that his first wife and his daughter were killed by a "drunk
driver" in 1972. However, the man driving the truck that slammed
into the Biden family car was never charged with drunken driving –
is it reasonable to assume that a drunk-driver killed the wife and
daughter of a sitting U.S. Senator and was never prosecuted?
As late as 2007 Biden said that the man who was involved in the
fatal crash that killed his wife and daughter was a "guy who
allegedly ... drank his lunch" before he got behind the wheel of
his truck and in 2001 the TV show Inside Edition aired a tape of
Biden saying the truck driver "stopped to drink instead of
drive." Additionally, several media outlets have included the
drunk driver claim in their bios of the Senator from Delaware.
This drunk driving accusation, though, is simply a Biden creation
and every time this claim is uttered it pains the family of the poor,
maligned man involved in the tragic accident with Biden's family,
truck driver Curtis C. Dunn. Gannett-owned DelawareOnline reports the
anguish that Biden's continued lie causes the man's family every time
it is uttered.
"To see it coming from [Biden's] mouth, I just burst
into tears," Dunn's daughter, Glasgow resident Pamela Hamill,
44, said Wednesday. "My dad was always there for us. Now we feel
like we should be there for him because he's not here to defend
In truth, there was no finding of alcohol being involved in this
tragic incident. In fact, some investigators thought at the time
that the accident was caused by Biden's wife pulling out into the
intersection not having seen Dunn's truck bearing down upon her. It
was simply a horrible accident with no blame saying Dunn was at
fault, much less drunk.
is it about Joe Biden, is he a pathological liar or is he just
using the Alinskyites' tactics of lying and ridicule to achieve their
leftist objectives? With Biden it appears to be a mixture of both, so
his performance in the VP debate, lying through his teeth while grinning
like a hyena, is par for the course for the man.
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