Vice President Joe Biden, who is infamously gaffe prone, reflected on his habit of sticking his foot in his mouth in a Friday speech before the National Governors Assocation.
“I probably shouldn’t say this but then again I’m Joe Biden,” he quipped, causing widespread laughter in the audience. “No one ever doubts I mean what I say but the problem is I sometimes say all that I mean.”
Unfortunately for Biden-watchers, the vice president’s follow-up statement wasn’t especially scandalous by Biden standards. He merely called the decades spent in the U.S. Senate the “greatest honour” of his life — presumably even more than being vice president.
“But I mean this sincerely,” Biden continued. “I was thinking about this a lot the last three to four weeks. The greatest honour of my life was to be a United States senator and to serve for all those years in the United States Senate with some of the greatest, finest people I’ve ever known in my life. And I loved it.”
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