Biden Knows a BFD When He Sees One

Author: Matt Sussman
Published: March 23, 2010 at 10:38 am

Hey, guess what? They're signing the health care bill today into law. Tetanus shots for everybody!

Political emcee Joe Biden warmed up the press at the bill signing ceremony before handing it off to his president. But not before catching that hot mic:

What you heard during the man-hug was "this is a big fucking deal." White House press secretary Robert Gibbs couldn't agree more. Neither could Chase Utley.

The vice president doesn't have many official duties, but I think we can add "serve as the comic foil to an important moment in history" to the short list.


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