Jack Kennedy at the debate

October 11, 2012

Biden said, "Oh, so now you're Jack Kennedy" to Ryan. Ryan laughed off Biden's remark.

It's a historical reference to the famous "Senator, you're no Jack Kennedy" remark from the 1988 vice presidential debate between Lloyd Bentsen and Dan Quayle. Watch it below:

Krissah Thompson began writing for The Washington Post in 2001. She has covered local businesses, traveled to El Salvador and Guatemala to tell stories of immigrants’ connections to their home countries and reported from the newsroom’s Prince George’s County bureau. More recently, she has written about civil rights, race and politics.
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