He was laughing, but he said he wasn't joking

Joe Biden on 7-Eleven, Dunkin' Donuts and Indian-Americans.

Published July 6, 2006 7:03PM (EDT)

In a delayed reaction report from the "Did He Really Say That?" Department, the Huffington Post has unearthed a June 17 C-SPAN clip of Joe Biden chatting with an Indian-American man about the support he's received from other Indian-Americans. "In Delaware, the largest growth in population is Indian-Americans, moving from Indian," Biden says. "You cannot go to a 7-Eleven or a Dunkin' Donuts unless you have a slight Indian accent. I'm not joking!"

By Tim Grieve

Tim Grieve is a senior writer and the author of Salon's War Room blog.

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