PITTSBURGH — Joe Biden may not have announced his decision to run for president in his Labor Day speech to union workers… but the raucous applause and enthusiasm he received is more commonly reserved for presidential candidates… As Biden stood on the stage soaking in the adoration the crowd began chanting “Run Joe run!” prompting the vice president to grin ear to ear.

“Thank you, thank you,” Biden responded with a broad smile, only to hear the chanting grow louder. “Ah, you’re too kind,” the vice president gushed, shrugging his shoulders and waving to the audience…

When a man in the crowd yelled out, “are you gonna run for president, Joe?” Biden laughed and put his hands up in the air…

After the crowd quieted down Biden smiled and leaned into the microphone.

“I can’t tell you how much this means to me. Now, I know many of you are eager to learn if I plan to run for president, but today, today let’s embrace and celebrate Labor Day by acknowledging the painful sacrifices of our women folk.”

Biden paused and looked at the audience.


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“I’ll be honest with ya, I don’t remember being born so I don’t remember how much pain I caused my mother before I finally wrestled my way out of her womb. But after watching the birth of my own children I’m pretty darned certain my mom’s labor pains were horrific. Heck, just the other day I met a brand new mother who told me she’d been in labor for thirty-six hours before her baby was finally born. Think about that. Thirty-six hours of pain and suffering to give her baby life. There’s only one word for that folks … selfless courage”…

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