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Hit the road, Joe: Biden tries a
bus tour to salvage Iowa

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Posted By: SurferLad, 12/2/2019 12:53:52 PM

Looks like Joe Biden is taking the Democratic primary campaign seriously for a change. David Axelrod, who worked closely with the ex-vice president during the Obama administration and both campaigns, says Biden’s handlers have had “him in the candidate-protection program.” 1) He’s old. And 2) You may recall Biden is prone to gaffes, like earlier this fall when he asked an Iowa audience how the infrastructure was holding up there in Ohio. But finally this weekend, 32 weeks after he launched his campaign and just nine weeks before the Iowa caucuses, Biden

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Nimby 12/2/2019 12:56:14 PM (No. 250896)
What's after hairy hairless legs, Joe?
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Laotzu 12/2/2019 1:16:58 PM (No. 250918)
At least Hillary had the sense to not campaign. Democrats are much more likable in the abstract.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: IowaMarinesDad 12/2/2019 2:02:00 PM (No. 250948)
Poor Joe. Saw the picture this morning of the guy from Iowa ignoring Joe. The interesting thing was, there was no crowd of people waiting to see him. Joe’s support must be pretty sparse.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: bad-hair 12/2/2019 6:00:07 PM (No. 251063)
Half a million dollars for one night ? Hey Joe, what if you gave a party and nobody came. Ooooops. they're not even checking out the valet parking. Must be hard to accept that the Corn Pop slayer is getting beat up by a F oops gay guy. Almost made a gaffe there.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Lawsy0 12/2/2019 6:32:43 PM (No. 251094)
The headline misspelled Savage!
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