Yes he did: Biden actually made idiotic ‘Orange’ joke to visiting lawmaker from Northern Ireland

Yes he did: Biden actually made idiotic ‘Orange’ joke to visiting lawmaker from Northern Ireland

[Ed. – What’s more deaf than “tone-deaf?”  Whatever it is, Joe Biden is excavating for it a new anterior orifice.]

Vice President Joe Biden isn’t getting St. Patrick’s Day cheer from Belfast after a joke he made during a holiday event this morning.

Biden welcomed Taoiseach Enda Kenny to the Naval Observatory for the annual Paddy’s Day breakfast, quipping “anyone wearing orange is not welcome in here” while posing for photos on the front porch. Biden then said he was joking.

Orange refers to the Protestants in Northern Ireland, who wear the signature color on marches through Catholic neighborhoods. Biden is Catholic. …

William McCrea, a Democratic Unionist Party member of Parliament, called on Biden to apologize.

“I don’t see it as humorous in the manner it was said. When Northern Ireland is making such an effort to make St Patrick’s Day an inclusive celebration, Joe Biden’s comments were disgraceful and careless,” McCrea said in a statement released by the DUP.

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