Thursday, July 16, 2009

Vice President Joe Biden is a national joke.

Here's the latest boner from the Vice President:
Vice President Joe Biden told people attending an AARP town hall meeting that unless the Democrat-supported health care plan becomes law the nation will go bankrupt and that the only way to avoid that fate is for the government to spend more money.

“And folks look, AARP knows and the people with me here today know, the president knows, and I know, that the status quo is simply not acceptable,” Biden said at the event on Thursday in Alexandria, Va. “It’s totally unacceptable. And it’s completely unsustainable. Even if we wanted to keep it the way we have it now. It can’t do it financially.”

“We’re going to go bankrupt as a nation,” Biden said.

“Now, people when I say that look at me and say, ‘What are you talking about, Joe? You’re telling me we have to go spend money to keep from going bankrupt?’” Biden said. “The answer is yes, that's what I’m telling you.”
The good news is that Biden at least recognizes that government spending is now driving the government bankrupt. The bad news is that, given a choice between cutting his political pork out of the federal budget or cutting your health care out of the federal budget, Biden is more than willing to go for the health care cuts.

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