Biden axes Tampa trip: Isaac or political storm to blame?
Former Gov. Douglas Wilder sounds off
- Duration 5:34
- Date Aug 25, 2012
Former Gov. Douglas Wilder sounds off
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I -- Monday though we zero Joseph Biden he was supposed to crest at grand old -- party but apparently -- is getting in the way.
So Joe's staying out of the way what is it coming because of his controversial remark not going -- The vice president said.
And he's gonna put you -- and change what C talking about slavery you betcha the -- Was he using the vernacular yeah a seamless.
Did he think it was huge because.
And yes he did it blesses something stupid to say you bet your life that was stupid.
And it is something that -- a black kids that if we who have been laughing because we would hope that -- They may be beaten that's the way they think about what -- it changed.
How does a Charlie Rangel just the latest Democrat to slam Joseph Biden's remark former democratic governor Virginia Doug Wilder was the first the governor joins me now.
Governor good to have you back thank you for coming in on a Saturday.
Good -- Arnold thank you what did it to Charlie Rangel comments.
Shot as always gonna say things -- only -- a it was more intrigued by our words you said relative to the dropping in on the convention.
By the vice president to take to -- -- to call for shots.
And that's been revised.
-- One of the things that I think you've been speaking on a regular basis.
And I think the American people wanted him orbit and that is the money problems of this nation the economy and how we get it together with -- of these candidates and -- is comes to address that.
And not to assume that the people stupid not to assume that this food is -- to hustle that they don't they don't understand prices of gas joblessness.
And other things that are affecting.
If they continue to believe they can feed them the problem we have a good -- as the of the bad guys.
Is is this ticket suffering because of Joseph Biden.
Well it didn't just stop I don't think it's suffering because of -- I don't think Biden brings that which you would like -- at.
With the ticket -- And that didn't just.
You know that and has -- need to keep beating up on him as us through it before when I was on your show and others there was that.
The president needs positive news.
-- is going to be able to resolve the problems of this nation by itself.
We've got to work together we've got to come together we've got there is about different people.
Saying well we need to talk about what Clinton did.
But did Clinton do -- and worked with their problems.
To say how can we get welfare reform how can we get.
Some other kinds of things we need to do to balance their budget and do it reduced the cost of government.
He couldn't do it by himself and that's one of the things that this ticket suffers from.
Not having someone to be able to reach out across trial and -- some degree of cooperation.
You know governor you know you're always a modest today just some in just -- former governor and it just an average citizen now but obviously.
When you mention the comments he did and -- your first appearance of me.
It resonated became a dominating subject -- next in the let us.
Press briefing and it it it got a lot of emails a lot of comments to me and elsewhere.
Saying where are these more moderate moderate rating voices within the Democratic Party why it did they take such a hard left when it came.
It's a business a hard -- when it came to taxes.
Maybe that wasn't the administration's intention maybe it was but the appearance is what the appearance is do you think.
That is a danger.
That that at this spot and I fact that -- or whatever you want to call it gone after the rancher and is really beginning to boomer.
I think your point well taken -- you're absolutely right the responses that I got from appearing on her show.
And the last time particulate.
Matter and people calling.
And -- for god sake let's let's reason let's talk about Americans working to -- Not this group of America the other group of Americans.
I think you're right to the extent of saying that the the menu.
For the tickets.
Doesn't bring as much as -- should be brought for the digestion.
Of the and by the American people.
The -- addition to the ticket.
We're bringing a discussion about money a real discussion what is -- -- right all along let's discuss it.
Oh well of the president's plan it right or wrong let's discuss what is good a -- one.
Battle -- what needs to be discussed -- I think you're absolutely right that's what the public is looking for.
People who have since I'm not to understand that -- I'm no good guys and bad guys in politics to the exclusion.
Up some of us coming together to work.
Governor -- towards supplies are afforded.
Seeing you the conventions as well governor well you're saying you know folks without that gentlemen you probably would not have a Barack Obama.
From literally you could take sides -- that's gonna Google very Iraq's current governor thank you very much or did --