HENDERSON, Nevada (CNN) – Joe Biden warned supporters Friday night to not get comfortable with the Democratic ticket’s current lead in the polls, saying Republicans may have thrown the kitchen sink but “other parts of the bathroom are coming.”
“We cannot be complacent about this, man. You know what these guys are going to do,” Biden said to a crowd of several thousand outside of Las Vegas.
“You know, as that old saying goes, I thought they already threw the kitchen sink, but I think more is to come. I think other parts of the bathroom are coming. I don’t know, man, they’re going up and getting the bathroom sink. So look, we have a lot of reason to be encouraged but it is far, far from over.”
The Delaware senator addressed comments made by Sarah Palin Thursday night that she enjoys visiting “pro-America” parts of the country. He acknowledged that CNN had told him during an interview that she had clarified her remarks, but Biden argued the divisive tone is still present.
“It doesn’t matter where you live, We all love our country Governor Palin, we all love our country!” Biden bellowed. “Barack Obama puts his country first! I put my country first! These people put their country first!”
“Ladies and gentlemen, Gov. Palin may have stepped back from some of the divisive rhetoric today. But the Republican campaign has stepped up its attacks that are just as divisive.”