“I may be Irish but I’m not stupid.”
Former Vice President Joe Biden, who is well known for his off-the-cuff remarks and slips of the tongue, recently made a controversial comment about his Irish heritage.
The Irish American 2020 Democrat candidate reportedly made the cringe-worthy remark to a crowd in Iowa, JOE.ie reports.
Read More: Trump beats Biden when it comes to mangling his wordsAccording to John Mulholland, Editor of The Guardian US, Biden told the audience: "I may be Irish, but I'm not stupid."
Mulholland, who is originally from Dublin, noted in his tweet: "Wonder what Irish people (like me) would make of that."
Joe Biden at a forum for Democratic candidates in Iowa "I may be Irish, but I'm not stupid." Wonder what Irish people (like me) would make of that. #Teamsters2020
3:43 PM - Dec 7, 2019
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480 people are talking about thisUnfortunately, it’s not the first time Biden has committed this verbal gaffe. He made the same exact comment while speaking to Senator Lindsey Graham in 2015.