Vice President Joe Biden gave the Internet a chuckle today, saying "I promise you, the President has a big stick." Of course, he was referencing Teddy Roosevelt's famous phrase, "speak softly and carry a big stick," and was making a point about the differences in Romney's and Obama's foreign policy attitudes.
Was it a gaffe? Yes. Was a there a deeper, more sophisticated meaning behind the message? Yes. Does this district from important issues facing the country? Yes. Is it funny. Also, Yes. Sometimes, it's good to just laugh: