Monday, September 16, 2013

First Slice 9/16/13: Biden comes to Savannah to party... or probably just tour port

Posted By on Mon, Sep 16, 2013 at 8:49 AM

After this, were hitting Tybee Island so I can ride my ATV.
Mayor Kasim Reed, Gov. Nathan Deal, and Vice President Joe Biden today are scheduled to tour the Port of Savannah and listen to the veep recite dirty limericks while college students braid his ponytail. Biden will also visit the Charleston, S.C., port, the Savannah shipping yard's neighbor and rival for business.

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