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HiFructosePronSyrup Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-30-09 12:43 PM
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4. Oh well. Shit happens.
"Joe's words could have a strong detrimental affect on the economy"

Oh puhlease.

Calm the fuck down.
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  -Let's admit it.... VP Biden f-ed up this morning scheming daemons  Apr-30-09 12:37 PM   #0 
  - Yeah I think he did  Uzybone   Apr-30-09 12:40 PM   #1 
  - Not so fast...  babylonsister   Apr-30-09 12:42 PM   #2 
  - I agree with what he said. It was common sense, not panic inducing.  Jennicut   Apr-30-09 12:51 PM   #10 
  - Isn't it amazing how the media takes one little sound bite out of the entire...  LakeSamish706   Apr-30-09 12:58 PM   # 
     - The media does this with Biden A LOT for some reason.  Think82   Apr-30-09 04:15 PM   # 
        - Biden got off on the wrong foot with the media when his first wife died  Muttocracy   Apr-30-09 04:27 PM   #82 
           - Yup. His problems with the media go way, way back.  Jennicut   Apr-30-09 05:14 PM   #86 
  - I love Joe Biden, but I have to agree. I'm not going to extol every word  Ilsa   Apr-30-09 12:43 PM   #3 
  - Oh well. Shit happens.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Apr-30-09 12:43 PM   #4 
  - It's not the end of the world... but he needs to weigh his words better  scheming daemons   Apr-30-09 12:47 PM   #6 
     - If this late-season flu really hits in this country, public transport  RaleighNCDUer   Apr-30-09 12:59 PM   #20 
     - makes sense to me.  knixphan   Apr-30-09 01:11 PM   #27 
     - I maintain that the MSM is spreading more fear by repeating selected bits of it.  NYC_SKP   Apr-30-09 01:15 PM   #31 
     - if he had weighed his words he wouldn't have said that at all  CreekDog   Apr-30-09 01:32 PM   #39 
  - nope. based on facts.  Teaser   Apr-30-09 12:47 PM   #5 
  - Then everyone should avoid the subway EVERY flu season.....  scheming daemons   Apr-30-09 12:49 PM   #7 
  - There is no vaccine for this flu. Hence the difference. You can ride the subway with no fear  Jennicut   Apr-30-09 12:53 PM   #15 
  - Have we, as a govt, ever suggested that people without flu shots should avoid subways?  scheming daemons   Apr-30-09 12:56 PM   #17 
  - I would never ever take puplic transportation without a flu shot in flu season  Jennicut   Apr-30-09 01:03 PM   #22 
  - The only problem is..  stillcool   Apr-30-09 01:24 PM   #34 
  - Sometimes there's no vaccine for other strains as well.  Forkboy   Apr-30-09 03:37 PM   #61 
  - He didn't say that either, he was asked what he would recommend to "HIS FAMILY" and...  LakeSamish706   Apr-30-09 01:01 PM   #21 
  - what facts...  yourguide   Apr-30-09 03:39 PM   #62 
  - He said he'd keep his kids out of CLASSROOMS...  PassingFair   Apr-30-09 12:49 PM   #8 
  - When he states a personal opinion, I have no problem  DJ13   Apr-30-09 12:50 PM   #9 
  - I guess we have to live with it.... we want the straight-talk Joe, we get the occassional gaffe  scheming daemons   Apr-30-09 12:51 PM   #11 
  - BUT his personal opinion is not the same as a civilians as VP  ksoze   Apr-30-09 12:58 PM   #19 
  - Did you hear what  ProSense   Apr-30-09 12:52 PM   #12 
  - I already knew that Condi was an idiot.... what's the point?  scheming daemons   Apr-30-09 12:52 PM   #13 
     - Outrage central.  ProSense   Apr-30-09 01:03 PM   #23 
        - LOL at that post at Daily Kos.  Jennicut   Apr-30-09 01:11 PM   #28 
        - Thanks for  Cha   Apr-30-09 01:30 PM   #37 
        - I only read the transcript... and the media coverage of what he said  scheming daemons   Apr-30-09 01:21 PM   #33 
           - "and the media coverage of what he said"  ProSense   Apr-30-09 01:42 PM   #48 
  - Well, at least he didn't say there were WMDs where they didn't exist!  MADem   Apr-30-09 12:53 PM   #14 
  - True enough.  scheming daemons   Apr-30-09 12:53 PM   #16 
  - Joe is only saying what he's doing for his family. I think President O set the tone last night  President Decider   Apr-30-09 12:56 PM   #18 
  - I know... It wouldn't have raised the furor it did if Joey the Scar  annabanana   Apr-30-09 01:06 PM   #24 
  - That will happen again. And it will happen to Obama. No need to go in full panic mode because of  Mass   Apr-30-09 01:07 PM   #25 
  - Ouch!  politicasista   Apr-30-09 03:01 PM   #54 
  - Note from the Travel Industry  snowdays   Apr-30-09 01:08 PM   #26 
  - Well, I'll take a Biden misspeak over a Cheney...bullet in the face any day.  SemiCharmedQuark   Apr-30-09 01:11 PM   #29 
  - Holy shit. What he said was just common sense.  CrispyQ   Apr-30-09 01:15 PM   #30 
  - Uh, no. His advice to stay out of crowded places is sound. n/t  AtomicKitten   Apr-30-09 01:16 PM   #32 
  - Which is why the administration is walking back from his comments all day?  scheming daemons   Apr-30-09 01:40 PM   #45 
  - They're responding to the MSM's BS  ProSense   Apr-30-09 01:41 PM   #47 
  - The advice is sound with regard to exposure. Joe B wasn't specific, therefore, the clarification.  AtomicKitten   Apr-30-09 01:43 PM   #49 
  - Define "crowded spaces"  jeffrey_X   Apr-30-09 11:03 PM   #92 
     - A lot of people in an enclosed space with poor ventilation.  AtomicKitten   May-01-09 01:07 AM   #94 
  - I admit that he messed up by saying he would tell HIS family not to travel  jenmito   Apr-30-09 01:24 PM   #35 
  - You know, Biden was advising caution- trying to protect people.  wisteria   Apr-30-09 01:27 PM   #36 
  - I, as someone who thinks he messed up, don't care about the transportation  jenmito   Apr-30-09 01:34 PM   #41 
  - I think the media and the WH has already done a good job of freaking them out.  wisteria   Apr-30-09 03:20 PM   #56 
     - I agree, but when Joe makes a "gaffe" people see it for what it is-the truth  jenmito   Apr-30-09 03:43 PM   #66 
  - Exactly. The travel industry could care less about what happens to us.  Jennicut   Apr-30-09 01:34 PM   #42 
     - I think Biden is being made the scapegoat or fall guy in all of this.  wisteria   Apr-30-09 03:26 PM   #59 
        - It IS going to get worse. The World Health Organization said today  Jennicut   Apr-30-09 03:58 PM   #72 
           - I think they are over reacting. Mexico nows says they think it is waining and  wisteria   Apr-30-09 10:33 PM   #91 
  - Impolitic, yes, but it stands to reason  Adelante   Apr-30-09 01:31 PM   #38 
  - Yeah. That's the truth of it.  Barack_America   Apr-30-09 04:14 PM   #77 
  - I think people are overestimating the potential impact of Biden's words.  msallied   Apr-30-09 01:33 PM   #40 
  - Facepalm  stevenleser   Apr-30-09 01:34 PM   #43 
  - I wish everyone would calm down....  scrappydo   Apr-30-09 01:35 PM   #44 
  - I agree. He was premature. nt  Occam Bandage   Apr-30-09 01:40 PM   #46 
  - Grrrrrr.........  Bankhead_ATL   Apr-30-09 01:50 PM   #50 
  - So I Guess Bush Or Cheney Would Tell People To Just Go Shopping.......nt  global1   Apr-30-09 01:53 PM   #51 
  - What he said is true about how diseases like flu are carried.  stray cat   Apr-30-09 01:54 PM   #52 
  - It's Biden's job to make Obama look even better by comparison  marshall   Apr-30-09 02:52 PM   #53 
  - How sad your  Cha   Apr-30-09 03:36 PM   #60 
  - I agree entirely with Joe. If I don't have to put myself in a confined  Vinca   Apr-30-09 03:12 PM   #55 
  - Totall disagree. He simply told people what he was telling his family  LittleBlue   Apr-30-09 03:21 PM   #57 
  - Its Joe. Part and parcel.  TheKentuckian   Apr-30-09 03:21 PM   #58 
  - Well I think he is right but....  Egnever   Apr-30-09 03:40 PM   #63 
  - Is this the Best the Negative GOPers can come up with? How Shallow  opihimoimoi   Apr-30-09 03:40 PM   #64 
  - Poster is VERY WRONG. Read this:  Think82   Apr-30-09 03:41 PM   #65 
  - It won't be the last time Biden opens his fat mouth and says something stupid  depakid   Apr-30-09 03:43 PM   #67 
  - Wow-not a fan, I take it?  jenmito   Apr-30-09 03:45 PM   #68 
     - Not particularly- though that's not the reason for my take  depakid   Apr-30-09 03:49 PM   #70 
        - Read this before judging  Think82   Apr-30-09 04:14 PM   #76 
           - I'm well aware of the science- and the alarmism  depakid   Apr-30-09 04:26 PM   #81 
  - Yes, but it's Biden, and people know his boss has his act together and plays error-free baseball  BeyondGeography   Apr-30-09 03:48 PM   #69 
  - Sorry, I don't think I can get terribly outraged about this.  renegade000   Apr-30-09 03:54 PM   #71 
  - I think that Biden gets nervous for his family (because of his wife and daughter's deaths)  secondwind   Apr-30-09 04:03 PM   #73 
  - Well, there ya go..I didn't  Cha   Apr-30-09 04:06 PM   #74 
  - And he has an elderly mother in frail health and very young grandkids. nt  Muttocracy   Apr-30-09 05:11 PM   #84 
  - I LOVE the guy!  Undercurrent   Apr-30-09 04:12 PM   #75 
  - After the Bush disaster(s), this is how I rate problems that the media covers  Stellabella   Apr-30-09 04:14 PM   #78 
  - He can't act like he use to as Vice President. Have to watch what you say  Thrill   Apr-30-09 04:15 PM   #79 
  - I tend not to take medical advice from vice-Presidents  Canuckistanian   Apr-30-09 04:22 PM   #80 
  - OMG - Joe was asked a question about his family traveling to Mexico - and he answered it!  jillan   Apr-30-09 04:35 PM   #83 
  - I, for one, always get my medical advice from Joe Biden. 'Cause we all know he's a gaffe machine.  Muttocracy   Apr-30-09 05:12 PM   #85 
  - How influential is he?  treestar   Apr-30-09 06:04 PM   #87 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-30-09 08:18 PM   #88 
  - Yeah, well, at least he did'nt kill anyone...nt  and-justice-for-all   Apr-30-09 08:20 PM   #89 
  - I thought it was commen sense, I told  Autumn   Apr-30-09 08:23 PM   #90 
  - Hey, he's trying to give a boost to auto sales.  ContinentalOp   May-01-09 12:33 AM   #93 

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