Joe Biden f bomb

8 Stories

Cheney: Dropping F-Bomb Was 'Best Thing I Ever Did'

Not exactly remorseful over telling Leahy to "fuck yourself"

(Newser) - As potty-mouthed vice presidents go, Dick Cheney is utterly unrepentant about his 2004 slip of the F-bomb in which he told Pat Leahy to go "fuck yourself." Dennis Miller on his radio show yesterday thanked the former veep for "almost kicking Patrick Leahy's ass," reports Think... More »

Biden: Obama Was 'Laughing Like the Devil' at F-Bomb

Vice president tells 'The View' he's a little embarrassed

(Newser) - Joe Biden recounted his infamous F-bomb moment during an appearance on The View today, telling the ladies that President Obama was "laughing like the devil" about it afterward. Biden said he had no idea the microphone would pick up his "big fucking deal" comment at the health care... More »

Democrats' BFD Shirts Are Sold Out

Riff on Joe Biden's comment is a popular seller

(Newser) - Joe Biden's potty mouth is paying dividends for Democrats. The first batch of BFD t-shirts, based on the vice president's f-bomb description of health care reform, has sold out. A grassroots arm of the Democratic National Committee began selling them yesterday here for $25, notes the Hill . No word on... More »

Obama Hawking Shirt That Spoofs Biden's F-Bomb

Tamed-down shirt: 'Health reform is a BFD'

(Newser) - With entrepreneurs across the Internet cashing in on Joe Biden's health reform f-bomb, the White House is horning in on the action, as well. But whereas other "big f---ing deal" gear uses a slash to tame the f-word, President Obama's website goes a step further in making the phrase... More »

Obama Wants F-Bomb T-Shirt

VP tells donors president thought it was 'the best thing'

(Newser) - Joe Biden told donors that President Obama was pleased by his off-color remark at the health care bill signing. The "best thing" from Tuesday was "Joe's comment," he quoted the president as saying during a morning meeting. "I told him, 'If you thought it was so... More »

Internet Cashes In on Biden F-Bomb

'Ugly swag' from toilet paper to dog T-shirts

(Newser) - Joe Biden's F-bomb has inspired not only a Twitter feed and a haiku contest but also—paging the Inevitably Dept—a slew of "truly unwearable gear," Brenna Ehrlich writes on Mashable . Those with a penchant for bedecking themselves in political slogans can choose between "It's a big... More »

A History of Political Cussing

Joe Biden will go down in history with these other respected figures

(Newser) - Quite a big deal has been made over Joe Biden dropping the F-bomb . “But America has a long and honorable tradition of top elected officials using salty language,” writes John Dickerson on Slate . Allow him to educate you:
  • Barack Obama: Famously called Kanye West a “jackass.”
... More »

Oh, Joe: Biden Drops F-Bomb

VP reminds president health care reform is a big deal

(Newser) - Get out the equipment you used to break down the Zapruder film, and set it to "lip-read"—did Joe Biden really remind President Obama that signing health care reform bill is "a big fucking deal"? Talking Points Memo asks—and White House press secretary Robert Gibbs... More »

8 Stories