Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Biden, The Malapropster and Plagiarizer, Strikes Again!

Senator Joe Biden demonstrated again today his adeptness at both malapropism and plagiarism. According to the Associated Press, Biden said, among other interesting things:

"You know, the idea here that somehow these guys are once again injecting fear and loathing into this campaign is ... I think it's mildly dangerous. I mean, here you have out there these kinds of, you know, incitements out there — guy introducing Barack using his middle name as if it's some epitaph or something," Biden said, apparently confusing the words "epitaph" and "epithet."

And, of course, the reference of Governor Palin's Rival to "fear and loathing" in a "campaign" lifts the words of Louisville native, the late Hunter S. Thompson (writer of "Fear and Loathing: On The Campaign Trail"). At least Biden has improved his source material from the days he relied on Neil Kinnock!

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