Even Osama bin Laden Couldn't Take Joe Biden Seriously; Plus, al Qaeda's PR Man Nursed Grudge Toward Fox News

The Washington Post's David Ignatius drops a real neutron bomb regarding vice president and all-time medal winner in the Laff Olympics Joe Biden. While detailing the last year of Osama bin Laden's life and thought, including a plot to assassinate the president, he quotes the al Qaeda leader saying to a top lieutenant:

"Obama is the head of infidelity and killing him automatically will make [Vice President] Biden take over the presidency. . . . Biden is totally unprepared for that post, which will lead the U.S. into a crisis."

And when it came to sending videos to media outlets about al Qaeda's big plans for the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, bin Laden's top "media adviser" still seemed steamed about getting bumped from the Fox & Friends couch back in the day:

“It should be sent for example to ABC, CBS, NBC, and CNN and maybe PBS and VOA. As for Fox News let her die in her anger,” [Adam] Gadahn wrote [to bin Laden]. At another point, he said of the networks: “From a professional point of view, they are all on one level — except [Fox News] channel, which falls into the abyss as you know, and lacks objectivity, too.”

More here.

Hat tip: Alan Vanneman!

Reason.tv saluted Joe Biden, Real Man of Political Genius, back in 2009:

 

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    First off, it's "Laff-A-Lympics" and b) who is Joe Biden in the cartoon? I'm thinking Dinky Dalton.

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    Stupid no hot-linking grumble.

    Heir

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    Reclaiming the crown, eh?

  • ||

    A perfectly valid image link that tests fine and then throws an anti-hotlinking graphic is not the same as constantly mis-typing href wrappers. The latter is far more retarded.

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    Obama: "Joe, we've got to prove that you're not as dumb as Osama said, so here's what we're gonna do. You're gonna dive down to the bottom of the ocean without a mask and bring back his skull. Now you just let them finish putting those weights on your ankles then dive right in."

  • invisible furry hand||

    Who does take Joe Biden seriously? Names and documentary proof please

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    His proper name is Mumbly Joe, which is still miles better than Romney.

    Mittens?! What'd his Mom do, name him after her childhood cat?

  • Maxxx||

    His name is Willard.

    He's named after their pet rat.

  • ||

    I'm a total MSNBC fag.

  • ||

    You're a total spoof.

  • Bee Tagger||

    Does it count if you pretended to take him seriously because you hoped it would encourage people on the fence to vote for Obama because they no longer had to worry about his lack of foreign policy experience? I think you can find a lot of those people.

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    Fox News is fair and balanced.

    I know because they say so all the time.

  • Ska||

    You know what's really fucked up? I caught the last twenty minutes of Fletch yesterday and was wondering what happened to that type of investigative journalism - the reporters that actively seek out opportunities to destroy corrupt police officials.

  • Occupy Tora Bora||

    “It should be sent for example to ABC, CBS, NBC, and CNN and maybe PBS and VOA. As for Fox News let her die in her anger,” [Adam] Gadahn wrote [to bin Laden]. At another point, he said of the networks: “From a professional point of view, they are all on one level — except [Fox News] channel, which falls into the abyss as you know, and lacks objectivity, too.

    That's what you get for converting SWPLs into terrorist "Muslims".

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    Just got warned that Biden will royally fucking up rush hour traffic around Morristown, New Jersey this afternoon. All to raise cash for our corrupt Senator Menendez.

    Steve Forbes, please run for Senate.

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    Biden is totally unprepared for that post, which will lead the U.S. into a crisis.

    And this distinguishes him from the other guy in some way?

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    +1000

    Sometimes I really question Al Qaeda's judgement.

  • Killazontherun||

    CIA gives something to David Ignatius of all people to read and you report on the text as if it were fact? Why would you do that?

  • Paul||

    "Falls into the abyss..."

    I like that.

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