Biden F-Bomb Drops on Signing Ceremony

VP lets another one slip during the healthcare reform ceremony

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    WASHINGTON - MARCH 23: U.S. President Barack Obama and U.S. Vice President Joe Biden embrace each other during the signing ceremony for the Affordable Health Care for America Act in the East Room of the White House March 23, 2010 in Washington, DC. The historic bill was passed by the House of Representatives Sunday after a 14-month-long political battle that left the legislation without a single Republican vote. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

    You had to listen closely, but there it was -- an F-bomb dropped on the White House today during the health care reform signing ceremony.

    The culprit: Vice President Joe Biden.
     
    Even with Biden’s history of gaffes, this was “genuinely shocking,” said Byron York in his column in The Examiner.
     
    After praise and applause at the signing, Biden leaned toward President Barack Obama’s ear and said that, “This is a big f---ing deal.”
     
    After the clip was posted on YouTube and sent around via Twitter, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs tweeted, “And yes, Mr. Vice President, you’re right…”