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Joe Biden's Greatest Hits

3:45 PM, May 19, 2009 • By JOHN MCCORMACK
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Joe Biden's commencement address at Wake Forest on Sunday was unfortunately overshadowed by Obama's stunning "We hold these truths to be arguably untrue" speech at Notre Dame. Thankfully, Mark Hemingway has pulled together a collection of Biden's most unintentionally hilarious remarks at Wake Forest:

"I believe so strongly, as you may recall when I was here in October, not in you particularly but your generation, that I don't have a single doubt in my mind we're on the cusp not only of a new century but a new day for this country and the world."

"Folks, we're either going to fundamentally change the course of history, or fail the generations that come after us, because change will occur. Non-action is action, unlike most generations."

"There's not a single issue on this President's plate that will not yield a change - just merely by ignoring it, it will change."

"Just imagine. Imagine a country brought together by powerful ideas, not torn apart by petty ideologies. Imagine a country built on innovation and efficiency, not on credit default swaps and complex securities."

"This has been the history of the journey of America - never, ever, ever, ever, ever, ever, never have the American people let their country down at rare moments, similar moments in our history. And it's a journey we're all going to take together."

"When I graduated, all had not changed utterly yet. Today, it has."