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`That뭩 so Biden`
DECEMBER 10, 2013 00:19  
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, 71, stood on the stage at the White House on March 25, 2010 when the Congress passed the Affordable Care Act. He hugged the president and whispered, 밳ou made a big f*cking deal. His whisper aired live throughout the United States through the microphone.

Biden, President Obama뭩 running mate in the 2012 presidential election, seemed to ridicule Paul Ryan, a young Republican running mate of Mitt Romney, in a television debate last year. When Ryan claimed the 밢bama Care was failure, Biden surprised many voters by saying, 밫his f*cking guy.

In the 2007 Democratic Primary, he satirically referred to Obama as "the first mainstream African-American who is articulate and bright and clean and nice-looking guy. He later added, 밒 mean, that뭩 a storybook, man. Later, he was forced to issue a statement for an apology. When President Obama hugged his supporters in last year뭩 presidential election, Biden kissed a female supporter뭩 lips not to be outdone, which put him under criticism.

Biden created controversy again when he said to Korean President Park Geun-hye, 밒t뭩 never been a good bet to bet against America, and to a Japanese employee who work at an internet company in Tokyo, 밆oes your husband like you working full time? For the series of his gaff, U.S. media said, 밫hat뭩 so Biden. This explains probably why he is far behind Hillary Clinton in 2016 presidential election opinion polls even after serving as a vice president twice.

Editorial Writer Choi Yeong-hae (yhchoi65@donga.com)

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