In One Great Quote, Joe Biden Hints That He Wants a Promotion

Source: AP
Source: AP

"Isn't it a bitch? This vice president thing?"

That was Vice President Joe Biden, speaking at the Harvard Institute of Politics on Thursday in response to a question from someone who introduced himself as the vice president of the student body.

Biden, whose legendary penchant for unfiltered commentary has gotten him in trouble plenty of times before, immediately realized that his quip might come off the wrong way.

"That was a joke, that was a joke," Biden said. "Best decision I ever made. I'm joking. That was a joke."

Watch the video below, via CNN (the Secret Service agent's reaction in the background makes it so much better):

Source: YouTube

Just Joe being Joe.

h/t Roll Call

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