Quoth Senator Joe Biden

On April 3, 1987, at a campaign stop in Claremont, New Hampshire, a voter named Frank asked Biden what law school he attended and how he performed there. “I think I have a much higher IQ than you do,” Biden answered. “I went to law school on a full academic scholarship.”

To a reporter after the above encounter: “I exaggerate when I’m angry.”

Biden to the Brookings Institution in 2005: “We can call it quits and withdraw from Iraq. I think that would be a gigantic mistake. Or we can set a deadline for pulling out, which I fear will only encourage our enemies to wait us out — equally a mistake.”

ABC’s George Stephanopoulos asking about Senator Obama: “You were asked is he ready. You said ‘I think he can be ready, but right now I don’t believe he is. The presidency is not something that lends itself to on-the-job training.'”
Sen. Biden: “I think that I stand by the statement.”
ABC’s “This Week,” 8/19/07

Campaigning in Iowa, 2008: “Please, decide how much it’s worth to you to give your country the strongest, most seasoned leadership. Then write that number on a check and mail it to ‘Biden for President’.”

During the primary: ”I am not running for vice president … I would not accept it if anyone offered it to me. The fact of the matter is I’d rather stay as chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee than be vice president.”

Biden, on MSNBC, October 30, 2007: “The only guy on the other side who’s qualified is John McCain.”

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