Ryan pokes fun at Biden's gaffes while defending Romney

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Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) poked fun at Vice President Biden's propensity for making gaffes during Thursday night's debate in Danville, Ky. 

Ryan made the dig after Biden went after Mitt Romney's comment during a fundraiser that 47 percent of the country would never vote for him or take responsibility for their lives.

"Mitt Romney's a good man. He cares about 100 percent in this country, and with respect to that quote, I think the vice president very well knows that sometimes the words don't come out of your mouth the right way," Ryan said to laughter in the debate hall. 


Biden is known for his misstatements on the campaign trail, such as saying the middle class had been "buried" during the Obama administration, or his remark that Republicans want to put people "back in chains."

Biden said Romney's statements about the "47 percent" weren't a misstatement, then added in his own defense: "I always say what I mean."