As a new campaign video targeting Pete Buttigieg shows, Joe Biden sure likes to take credit for Barack Obama’s achievements. He also likes to lie a lot and pretend people won’t remember, and at Friday night’s Democratic debate, he said that he was “the first major leader holding public office to call for same-sex marriage.”
Obama might have lit up the White House in rainbow colors to celebrate the Supreme Court’s ruling on same-sex marriage, but neither he nor Biden supported it … until they “evolved.” But listen to this 100-percent phony story from 2019:
"He just looked at me, he said 'it's simple, honey. They love each other. It's just basic.'"@JoeBiden shares what his dad told him after he first saw two men kiss.
— CNN (@CNN) October 11, 2019
The words “while vice president” are doing a lot of lifting there.
Biden: "I was the first major leader holding public office to call for same-sex marriage."
Biden early support in '12 was pivotal, but the word "major" is doing a lot of work there. Others way ahead of him were Nancy Pelosi, Gavin Newsom, Ron Wyden & HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan.
— Chris Johnson (@chrisjohnson82) February 8, 2020
The Trump campaign didn’t have any problem finding Biden in a 2008 debate with Sarah Palin stating that both he and Obama were flat-out against same-sex civil unions.
Joe Biden just claimed he was the "first major leader holding public office to call for same sex marriage"
Aside from this being completely false, Biden in 2008 ran on the fact that "Barack Obama nor I support redefining…what constitutes marriage. We do not support that." pic.twitter.com/ZM6qiwcye7
— Zach Parkinson (@AZachParkinson) February 8, 2020
Dick. Cheney. https://t.co/Y8mT5NbJ37
— Guy Benson (@guypbenson) February 8, 2020
Dick Cheney, no?
— Douglas Smith (@dougiesmithy) February 8, 2020
Dick Cheney supported gay marriage before Biden, Obama, or Hillary.
— Mike LaChance (@MikeLaChance33) February 8, 2020
Biden: "first major leader holding public office to call for same sex marriage". It’s true that he came out in favor before Obama. But there’s actually one Vice President who came out in favor before him… Dick Cheney in the August 5, 2000 VP debate ? https://t.co/I6MlTs4OAG
— Troy Dougall (@DougallTroy) February 8, 2020
Isn't same sex marriage pretty much a non issue now?
There are a ton of gay conservatives.
If you want to rehash the past
Clinton and Obama were against same sex marriage when Dick Cheney supported it.
— M. Longfellow (@Longperpostnews) February 8, 2020
Anybody counting his lies?
— Lora Pettiford (@PettifordLora) February 8, 2020
He’s either a liar or just can’t keep facts straight
— Susan Cook (@CookSusantc53) February 8, 2020
Biden has been retconning his career for most of the time he's been in the race. I think he forgets that we all have access to the internet.
— Soleimani's sheep (@wild_borneo) February 8, 2020
I am what you want me to be at the time.
— Paul Hayes (@Hay09317403Paul) February 8, 2020
Democrats, masters of “their truth”.
— CL_102938 (@CL_102938) February 8, 2020
@JoeBiden just pandering for votes. Swaying with the wind?
— Desertgramma (@Desertgramma1) February 8, 2020
I'm beginning to suspect that some politicians are, shall we say, less than totally committed to accuracy and truth.
— mickeydub (@mickeydub2) February 8, 2020
Who advises this guy?
— Michael Yontz (@informrtrump) February 8, 2020
Obama said the same thing during that campaign. As did Hillary in the primaries.
— Dr. W (@LetsGoWVPower) February 8, 2020
Sleepy joe been at it so long and does nothing. He is good at hanging on the coat tails of others. Just like Hunter.
— dustin (@dustin54080041) February 8, 2020
His record will just keep coming back to haunt him. Over and over and over again.
— USALISA?? (@LISAUSA56) February 8, 2020
give him a pass; he participated in the Stonewall Riots in Greenwich Village in 1969
— Joseph US 56714862 (@JosephKeating2) February 8, 2020
They rely on our stupidity. In no way do I look at him as a dumb old man. I got played. He's a cold and calculated, self serving beauracrat who has being gaming the system his entire career.
— rocko socko (@jodontrollon) February 8, 2020
WATCH: Joe Biden 'falls on his face' while answering the first question at the NH debate https://t.co/uFWdxA9fVL
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) February 8, 2020