Here are his comments to the crowd after Rooney, an Obama-Biden supporter, introduced him to a crowd outside of Pittsburgh (Greensburg):
- “Sorry to take your time, but Mr. Rooney reminded me of this, Dan reminded me by just seeing him.”
“They wouldn’t let us have a Christmas tree in, understandably, into the hospital because of concern about fire. So I went to K-mart to get a synthetic tree that would, you know, so I’d be able to bring it in and have something there at Christmas for the kids. One of the few times I was away from their bed for a couple hours, I came back and they looked like they had lighted up my Christmas trees.”
“My one boy was in traction, and my other little boy had a fractured skull. And they were happy. They each separately had a football in their bed.”
“Excuse me,” as Biden breaks down.
“Anyway, and uh, I said guys, where’d you get the ball? And they said ‘Daddy, Rocky Bleier brought it for me,’ ”
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