Biden accused of being disrespectful in vice presidential debate with grins, laughs

Biden accused of being disrespectful in vice presidential debate with grins, laughs

Cebu : Philippines | Oct 13, 2012 at 3:44 AM PDT
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Joe Biden and Myself

Skooter reporting 10/13/12

In contrast to President Obama’s non-aggressiveness last week’s debate against Mitt Romney, Vice President Biden was the opposite in taking on Paul Ryan in their debate Thursday, but Biden's smile may have stolen some of his crack.

Toward the beginning of the debate in Kentucky, the vice president, could be seen grinning and laughing, some people have said smirking, during Ryan's answers, as he prepared to write off Ryan's points as "impossible" and "malarkey,” or plainly nonsense.

Republicans were swift to beat on Biden’s composure following the debate, calling it inappropriate and disrespectful, even “unhinged” or unbalanced.

A statement from the Republican National Committee said, you almost can’t blame Joe Biden for being so unhinged. It must be exasperating to debate when you have a record that is so difficult to defend and not a single concrete plan for the second term besides tax hikes.

Shortly afterward, the party put out a video montage of Biden grinning and laughing.

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