Gird Up Your Loins…

Joe “The Prophet” Biden speaks:

“Mark my words,” the Democratic vice presidential nominee warned at the second of his two Seattle fundraisers Sunday. “It will not be six months before the world tests Barack Obama like they did John Kennedy. The world is looking. We’re about to elect a brilliant 47-year-old senator president of the United States of America. Remember I said it standing here if you don’t remember anything else I said. Watch, we’re gonna have an international crisis, a generated crisis, to test the mettle of this guy.”

“I can give you at least four or five scenarios from where it might originate,” Biden said to Emerald City supporters, mentioning the Middle East and Russia as possibilities. “And he’s gonna need help. And the kind of help he’s gonna need is, he’s gonna need you – not financially to help him – we’re gonna need you to use your influence, your influence within the community, to stand with him. Because it’s not gonna be apparent initially, it’s not gonna be apparent that we’re right.”

Not only will the next administration have to deal with foreign affairs issues, Biden warned, but also with the current economic crisis.

“Gird your loins,” Biden told the crowd. “We’re gonna win with your help, God willing, we’re gonna win, but this is not gonna be an easy ride. This president, the next president, is gonna be left with the most significant task. It’s like cleaning the Augean stables, man. This is more than just, this is more than – think about it, literally, think about it – this is more than just a capital crisis, this is more than just markets. This is a systemic problem we have with this economy.”

Hope spring eternal in The Obamsia’s world… 

Let me ask you, does he come off a little too sure of himself here?  Is he a bit too confident we will have a crisis of such magnitude?  What will the conspiracy theorists do with this information if we do have a crisis?

Just remember Joe is with the government.  Even though it appears that they are making the wrong decisions you must, under all circumstances, trust them.

al sends


8 responses to “Gird Up Your Loins…

  1. That was some pretty heady language there. An Augean stables reference?
    Even though he obviously can’t express what his speechwriters meant by that, I’m impressed.

  2. Kaleb, It’s not as impressive as it appears once you consider how much of it he has shoveled in the Senate for the past 96 years. Truly herculean.

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