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Karl Rove on Joe Biden: "Big blowhard doofus"

September 1, 2008 | 12:42 pm

Rove Democratic vice presidential nominee Joe Biden made a comment about Sarah Palin -- his soon-to-be-counterpart on the Republican ticket -- that our colleague Andrew Malcolm found out of bounds.

Perhaps legendary GOP political guru Karl Rove agreed. Or perhaps Rove, as he appeared before the Maine delegation to the Republican National Convention in Minnesota's Twin Cities, simply was in a dismissive mood.

Whatever, Rove offered this characterization of Biden: He's a "big blowhard doofus."

A blog that tracks the political ebb and flow in Maine,, has more on Biden's appearance.

-- Don Frederick

In this July 14, 2005 file photo,former White House advisor Karl Rove is shown in Washington. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds, file)