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December 31, 2011

Top 10 Things Nobody Cared About in 2011


3. Joe Biden
When Biden was picked for vice president, those of us who write jokes were hoping for a wonderfully gaffe-filled administration. At first he provided great material, conjuring an alternative universe that would make Harry Turtledove proud, one in which Franklin Roosevelt appeared on television in 1929 to reassure Americans that the sack of Carthage would not affect their cellphone plan. But since then he’s taken on the sacred duty of vice presidents since time immemorial: To barely exist in the public consciousness. -- Alt Text @ Wired.com

Posted by gerardvanderleun at December 31, 2011 8:04 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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Requirements to be Vice-President (beyond those in the Constitution):

Know how to eat at a state dinner.
Know how to look properly mournful at a state funeral.

Posted by: Mikey NTH at January 1, 2012 9:05 PM

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