Vice President Biden, You're No Lloyd Bentsen
It was right there. Paul Ryan teed one up for Joe Biden, basically saying "make me look as dopey as Dan Quayle -- I'm 'no Jack Kennedy.' Say it -- I dare you." And the vice president took the pitch.
Lloyd Bentsen would be spinning in his grave.
During tonight's debate, Ryan did the unthinkable: he made a John F. Kennedy reference.
That, historically, has not gone well for GOP vice presidential candidates.
Rather than crush Ryan's comparison out of the park, he just giggled a little and did this:
Vice President Biden, you're no Lloyd Bentsen.
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