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Joe Biden: “If I Lived In California, I’d Clearly Vote Against Prop 8”

Jim Burroway

October 20th, 2008

Democratic Vice-Presidential nominee appeared on Elen DeGeneres’s program where he spoke of his opposition to Prop 8.

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Biden: First of all, congratulations.

DeGeneres: Thank you, thank you.

Biden: Number two, if I lived in California, I’d clearly vote against Prop 8.

DeGeneres: Fantastic!

Biden: You know, by the way, Barack and I both opposed a similar attempt nationally, that was an attempt to talk about a constitutional amendment which I think, I think it’s regressive, I think it’s unfair, and so I vote no.

Degeneres: No on Prop 8. Fantastic. That’s what I wanted to know…

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October 21st, 2008 | LINK

As Mrs. Slocomb on “Are You Being Served” would say, “WEAK AS WATER, WEAK-AS-WATER!!”

He didn’t say WHY he would vote against it. He didn’t say that it is discriminatory and discrimination has no place in California or American law, much less in our Constitutions. He didn’t encourage others to vote against it.

I watched expecting a strong statement of support for the No on 8 position. What I got instead was a wet noodle response from a man who has NEVER, NEVER EVER been a wet noodle on ANYTHING that he REALLY believes in.

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