It worked in 2008. Then-VP-candidate Joe Biden gave a speech at the Democratic National Convention that appealed to the American people and they ended up winning the election. Granted, very little of that success had anything to do with Joe Biden, but the way he figured it, he needed to recapture some of that same magic. So, he recaptured a great deal of the same talking points.
In 2008, he said, “Barack Obama has worked his way up. He is the great American story.”
At the 2020 Democratic National Convention this week, he said, “Senator Kamala Harris. She’s a powerful voice for this nation. Her story is the American story.”
Biden 2008 vs. Biden 2020. Is it possible to plagiarize yourself?
Given the chance in 2012 to talk about their accomplishments, Biden did. They approved the Bin Laden raid.
It’s all empty promises and cliches. pic.twitter.com/gCc4BqUuPD
— Michael Moore (@mbracemoore) August 22, 2020
Perhaps this was just a coincidence. After all, it’s a pretty good line to get people juiced up about a running mate. Let’s see if Biden repeated any other talking points from the old speech.
In 2008, he said, “Work is more than a paycheck. It’s dignity.”
In 2020, he said, “A job is about a lot more than a paycheck. It’s about your dignity.”
Biden has been known to plagiarize in the past. According to Wikipedia: “The 1988 presidential campaign of Joe Biden, the longtime Democratic U.S. Senator from Delaware, began in June 1987. He was considered one of the potentially strongest candidates in the field. However, in September 1987, newspaper stories stated he had plagiarized a speech by British politician Neil Kinnock. Other allegations of past law school plagiarism and exaggerating his academic record soon followed. Biden withdrew from the race later that month.”
At least this time Joe Biden wasn’t breaking any ethical or even legal codes. The old talking points he repeated this time were his own. Nobody ever accused Joe Biden of being original.
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