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    Default Big gaffe by Biden

    Anyone see this on the news.

    This could potentially destroy US and world Air Travel and has the potential to spread panic among air passengers.

    Biden says he wouldn't go anywhere on a plane right now because of swine flu.

    He really shouldn't have said that, the risk of contracting swine flu on a flight is minimal, and even if you do contract it there are medicines to cure it.

    Very irresponsible of Biden to come out and say that, almost talking people out of flying by airways.

    Major gaffe imo. I heard that he was gaffe prone, but didn't believe it until now.

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    He has form with this sort of thing.

    Described Obama as "clean & articulate" during the primaries setting off a race row.

    Famously stole a Neil Kinnock speech in the eighties

    Told a guy in a wheelchair to "stand up"

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    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SRV5Y1JCGRI]YouTube - Biden Gaffe: Asks a Gentleman in a Wheelchair to Stand Up[/ame]

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    Was it a gaffe Pete2. I just mentioned this on the Pig Pox thread

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    Thanks for the link Dot, I wasn't sure where to look for it.

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    I do not think that is a big gaffe. If he did not know the guy, how would he have known he was in a wheelchair. Thought he dealt with it pretty well after.

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    I always crack-up watching him tell the guy in a wheelchair to "Stand Up".... hilarious.

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    Joe Gibbs trying to clean up Biden's mess:

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_UoqPxNfLzA]YouTube - WH Press Briefing Room Laughs At Gibbs Answer[/ame]

    And Peta wants to put a hog pen on the steps of the Capitol, an idea that I strongly support, although not for flu reasons

    PETA Asks to Set Up Pig Pen at Capitol - DCist: Washington DC News, Food, Arts & Events

    Trust us to turn a possible pandemic into a 3-ring circus.
    bye-bye Empire, Empire bye-bye

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    I like Biden, it's rare to get a politician at such a high level who will speak their mind as opposed to spouting rehearsed soundbites

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