Former vice president Joe Biden asked an audience at New Hampshire on Friday to imagine what would have happened “if, God forbid, Barack Obama had been assassinated” after winning the 2008 Democratic primary.
Biden, speaking at Dartmouth College in Hanover, was comparing Obama to Robert F. Kennedy, who was assassinated by Palestinian radical Sirhan Sirhan on June 6, 1968, mere moments after winning the California Democratic Primary, virtually assuring him the party’s nomination.
He also drew parallels to the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on April 4, 1968.
According to the New York Times, Biden’s full quote was as follows:
I think of where we are at the moment. You know, none of you men are old — women are old enough, but a couple of you guys are old enough to remember.“READ MORE…”