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Biden: 'I may be a white boy, but I can jump'
« on: February 26, 2014, 09:05:21 AM »
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David Jackson, USA TODAY 8:44 a.m. EST February 26, 2014

Vice President Biden is challenging President Obama on the basketball court, and doing it in a very Biden-esque way.

"I may be a white boy, but I can jump," Biden said Tuesday during an event honoring African-American History Month.

Biden made the comment after acknowledging the presence of Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, a former professional basketball player.

"I told the President, 'next game I have him,'" Biden said of Johnson, before citing his own jumping skills.
This is how he honors African-American History Month?   :nometalk:
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Re: Biden: 'I may be a white boy, but I can jump'
« Reply #1 on: February 26, 2014, 09:07:21 AM »
Story also reported at NY Daily News, including this photo of two guys with mad hoops skills.

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Re: Biden: 'I may be a white boy, but I can jump'
« Reply #2 on: February 26, 2014, 09:13:24 AM »
He is such an idiot. They must be extra desperate to send him out to pimp Obamacare and say idiotic things.
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When does the Republican Party, put in the majority by the Tea Party, plan to honor its commitment to halt the growth of the Federal monolith and bring the budget back into balance"?

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Re: Biden: 'I may be a white boy, but I can jump'
« Reply #3 on: February 26, 2014, 10:06:51 AM »


Jumpin' Joe: There I was, driving to the hoop. Kareem Shaquille Kobe Ali, some big black guy, right in front of me. Whoa! I juke left, then right, then left again. Pull up, doubleclutch and bammo! Game-winning shot! Yeah!

UDel player #10: What an idiot!
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Re: Biden: 'I may be a white boy, but I can jump'
« Reply #4 on: February 26, 2014, 04:16:00 PM »
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Re: Biden: 'I may be a white boy, but I can jump'
« Reply #5 on: February 26, 2014, 04:36:05 PM »
He probably had a lot of practice under Valerie. When she says jump, he asks, "How high?"

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Re: Biden: 'I may be a white boy, but I can jump'
« Reply #6 on: February 26, 2014, 04:45:11 PM »
 It appears that Joe believes black folk are high-jumpin' basketball playahs.   Well, okay!
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Re: Biden: 'I may be a white boy, but I can jump'
« Reply #7 on: February 26, 2014, 06:22:55 PM »
Maybe it's my age, but this remark didn't bother me a bit.

It's what you'd expect a politician to say when he's trying to get down with the homeys.
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Re: Biden: 'I may be a white boy, but I can jump'
« Reply #8 on: February 26, 2014, 06:34:28 PM »
Maybe it's my age, but this remark didn't bother me a bit.

It's what you'd expect a politician to say when he's trying to get down with the homeys.

I may be giving Biden too much credit, but there is a pop-culture point of reference for what he said, and it's what I thought of when I read this thread title.

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Re: Biden: 'I may be a white boy, but I can jump'
« Reply #9 on: February 26, 2014, 06:41:41 PM »
I may be giving Biden too much credit, but there is a pop-culture point of reference for what he said, and it's what I thought of when I read this thread title.




Along with Geico insurance saving you 15%......everybody knows that.   
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Re: Biden: 'I may be a white boy, but I can jump'
« Reply #10 on: February 26, 2014, 07:01:39 PM »

Along with Geico insurance saving you 15%......everybody knows that.

Reading some of the earlier posts, I disagree.  Plus, what is this Geico you speak of?   :tongue2:
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Re: Biden: 'I may be a white boy, but I can jump'
« Reply #11 on: February 27, 2014, 08:11:55 AM »
Clearly, Joe was referring to the title of the Harrelson movie. It's still a silly and undignified thing to say, but I guess we don't expect much of the vice president of the United States anymore. :shrug:
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Re: Biden: 'I may be a white boy, but I can jump'
« Reply #12 on: February 27, 2014, 08:15:47 AM »
He probably had a lot of practice under Valerie. When she says jump, he asks, "How high?"

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Re: Biden: 'I may be a white boy, but I can jump'
« Reply #13 on: February 28, 2014, 04:51:20 PM »
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