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Biden has a record with slave-themed remarks

Vice President Joseph R. Biden's incendiary comment to a largely black audience Tuesday about Republican Mitt Romney wanting to put voters "back in chains" isn't the first time he has used slavery imagery in a political appeal.

In 2006, when then-Delaware senator was campaigning in South Carolina for the 2008 Democratic presidential nomination, he reminded people that he represented a former slave state.

Asked on Fox News how a "Northeast liberal" such as himself could win in South Carolina, Mr. Biden replied, "You don't know my state. My state was a slave state. My state is a border state. My state is the eighth largest black population in the country. My state is anything from a Northeast liberal state."

That prompted the Philadelphia Inquirer to comment in an editorial, "The senior senator for Dixieware has a ways to go if he intends to persuade conservative Southern Democrats to call him Bubba."

http://www.washingtontimes.com/blog/inside-politics/2012/aug/15/biden-has-record-slave-themed-remarks/


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It seems that the choice of a VP has been very suspect with Palin being the worst of them all.


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