A collection of the vice president's gaffes and head-slappers.

The vice president's gaffes and head-slappers.
April 30 2010 12:40 PM

The Complete Bidenisms

Collecting the vice president's gaffes and head-slappers.

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"What am I going to tell the president when I tell him his teleprompter's broken? What will he do then?"—mocking Barack Obama's fabled reliance on teleprompters in a commencement address at the Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo., May 27, 2009

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"I wouldn't go anywhere in confined places now… When one person sneezes it goes all the way through the aircraft. That's me. I would not be, at this point, if they had another way of transportation, (be) suggesting they ride the subway."—dispensing handy tips to protect against the swine flu in interview with NBC's Matt Lauer, April 30, 2009

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"An hour late, gimme a fucking break!"—Responding to the greeting of a former Senate colleague at an event to announce stimulus funding for Amtrak, Washington, D.C., March 13, 2009

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"You know, I'm embarrassed. Do you know the Web site number? I should have it in front of me and I don't."—failing to remember name of Web site Recovery.gov in interview with CBS's Maggie Rodriguez to promote Web site Recovery.gov, Feb. 25, 2009

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"If we do everything right, if we do it with absolute certainty, there's still a 30 percent chance we're going to get it wrong."—Predicting the administration's odds of economic success and earning a rebuke from President Obama in the process, Washington, D.C., Feb. 6, 2009