This Week’s Bidenism

Collecting the vice president’s gaffes and head-slappers.

The vice president produced a classic Bidenism this week. Please continue to send your nominations (with a link, please) to For more, and our stab at a definition, see “The Complete Bidenisms.”

Biden: “I think one of the odds on favorites is—Jill didn’t go with me, but—is this, this new program that I looked at it, wished I was seeing at it in 3-D and you sit there and watch this science fiction thing unfold in front of you.  I think …”

Interviewer: ”Avatar“?

Biden: ”Avatar, the magic of it is kind of overwhelming. There are some other real good ones out there, but I predict Avatar will win.”
—Making his best picture Oscar prediction during an interview with MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell, Feb. 2, 2010