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Obama Forgets Biden’s Name

by Keith Koffler on February 21, 2012, 2:28 pm

During an event on the payroll tax this morning at the White House, President Obama appeared to momentarily forget the name of his vice president.

The lapse occurs right at the beginning of the video below. As you’ll see, he hesitates for just a moment between “vice president” and “Biden.” The vice president appears to recognize the slip and laughs it off.

Now, imagine the reaction if Ronald Reagan or George W. Bush did this . . .

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Lindy February 21, 2012 at 2:40 pm

Smartest. President. Evah. Sure…

pianogirl88 February 21, 2012 at 2:47 pm

I’d like to be able to forget the names of BOTH men!

MT for re-redistribution February 21, 2012 at 2:58 pm

The big o must have been into the white hootch last night.

MT for re-redistribution February 21, 2012 at 3:01 pm

“Bush Tax Cuts” –bad
“Obama Tax Cuts” –good.

How about our elected officials quit playing shell games with taxes for their own political gains and stop spending money that isn’t theirs?

MaryOhSoContrary February 21, 2012 at 3:08 pm

Did TOTUS get hacked?

Keith Koffler February 21, 2012 at 9:27 pm

There you go.

Justavet February 21, 2012 at 3:25 pm

I think he almost said Joe Bite me.

sportinlife10 February 21, 2012 at 3:40 pm

Narcissism luxe: “MY Vice-President”, “Members of MY cabinet”
And again, lends himself to satire.

sportinlife10 February 21, 2012 at 3:41 pm

oops: SHOULD be “Members of MY administration”.

William February 21, 2012 at 3:51 pm

They must have had trouble loading “Biden” onto the teleprompter.

Bugwood February 21, 2012 at 3:55 pm

Why do those people seem so nervously “posed?” Carney with a cattle prod of something?

Mike C February 22, 2012 at 6:35 am

their stagecraft is always horrible. One would think they could get advice from some of their Hollywood lefties on putting on a better show.

Sailingbum February 21, 2012 at 4:09 pm

Thank God the faux pas is in the first 30 seconds of the video!!
I have usually reached my threshold of pain by this time with this clown..

Sadie February 21, 2012 at 4:30 pm

What stamina you have!.

Eighteeen seconds in and the first “I” leaves his lips … and me, I have depend on the kindness of others to fill in the blanks : )

Keith Koffler February 21, 2012 at 9:28 pm

I would not have made you watch more of this.

srdem65 February 21, 2012 at 4:31 pm

I remember the results of a poll that showed most Americans have no idea who VPBiden is or what he does. MrO must have been one of those polled.

Robin H February 21, 2012 at 4:36 pm

I can’t listen. Without the promptor he’s even worse.

Who are all the props behind him? Lovely hot pink turban on the one guy. Also, his shirt color is terible on him.

Susan February 21, 2012 at 5:11 pm

It is just for appearance sake. These stage characters all fit his idea of diversity. Remember when his people went out and bought white coats for all the “doctors” in the audience of one of his health care propaganda speeches…

ol gator February 22, 2012 at 8:24 am

Must’ve doubled his meds due to the rigors of campaigning…
What a mess he is ! Better not forget moochie’s name (maybe he has with
the little time they spend due to her trips and all)

Jeff February 21, 2012 at 6:41 pm

No biggie, I try to forget both of them everyday…

ol gator February 22, 2012 at 8:26 am

Kinda like trying to forget my last root canal procedure…
Oh , the pain…

tdrag February 22, 2012 at 8:37 am

Joe, uuuuuhhhh, you know the old white guy who embarrases me all the time…