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Looming Budget Cuts Force “Average” Joe Biden to Start Taking Amtrak Again, or Something

RiffRaff Wrote: Feb 28, 2013 2:41 PM
I think it's wonderful that our Vice President would lead by example and rather than follow in the footsteps of Nancy Pelosi who flies first class with a full staff and family. Joe choses to act like a paid public servant and not a member of the Royal Family. That's reserved for Bo and Mo and the girls. The train is an excellent. safe mode of transportation and should be used more by our paid public servants. Actually, I think Joe loves the train and would use it anyway but this reduction to federal spending gives him an opportunity to get some air time.
Luscious Lars Wrote: Feb 28, 2013 3:00 PM
And there's Uncle Joe, with a brain that's mighty slow, at the Junction. Petticoat Junction.
Luscious Lars Wrote: Feb 28, 2013 3:09 PM
Actually, I don't fault him for trying to save a few bucks. There are plenty of other things to make fun of him about, all self inflicted on his part.

The White House wants you to believe that tomorrow’s looming “sequester” cuts will be so devastating and draconian that once they take effect, America as we know it will cease to exist. But on Wednesday perhaps the fear-mongering reached a new level of insane when the vice president announced publicly he would no longer accept military aircraft escorts during his weekend sojourns, and instead take public transportation to save “taxpayers” money:

As the federal budget goes off the rails, Joe Biden's getting back on -- with Amtrak.

The looming sequester is forcing the veep to once again take...