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5 Best Joe Biden Burns Aimed at Donald Trump and Gary Johnson on 'Fallon'

by Dakshayani Shankar /
Vice President Joe Biden during an interview with NBC's Jimmy Fallon on Sept. 29.Andrew Lipovsky / NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images

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Vice President Joe Biden held nothing back during his Thursday night appearance on "The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon," roasting Republican nominee Donald Trump and Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson for their recent comments.

Biden, who is nearing the end of his term, delivered burn after burn. Here are the five best ones:

1.Biden: Donald Trump is a man who knows “few facts”

When asked about his opinion on the first presidential debate, Biden started his epic speech of burns by crossing himself and saying, “Bless me Father, for I’m about to sin.”

“For a while there I thought, I’ve never quite seen anything like that. I’ve never seen anybody who knew as few facts,” Biden said, critiquing Trump for his lies on a multitude of facts, including the rise of murder in New York City, the positive effects of stop-and-frisk and his former claims that climate change is a “hoax.”

Biden also compared Trump’s presence in the debates to Sarah Palin's performance.

2. Biden subtly throws shade at Trump’s slogan

Afer reciting an Irish poem by Seamus Heaney, Biden took the opportunity to knock down Trump's slogan, "Make America Great Again."

"The American people never bend, never break, they are generous. I wish we could stop talking about what trouble we're in. We are in a better position than any country in the world to own the 21st century, we really are."

3. Biden on Trump’s “smart” tax and housing market crash comments: “What does that make the rest of us? Suckers?”

Biden mocked Trump for thinking that he was “smart” for not paying his taxes and called him “callous” for rooting for the housing market crash.

“What does that make the rest of us? Suckers? I really mean it. Think about it”, Biden said. “Can you think of any president, any president you’ve studied, read about, or knew who would say anything like that? Name me one!”

4. Biden On NATO allies’ fear: “I don’t think he knows the amount of damage he does”

Biden took aim at Trump’s former comments about making NATO allies pay their dues for continued American protection in the steamiest burn possible.

“I’ve never known of a candidate who knows as little about the world as this man does. I was in Australia with the Prime Minister... and I got a call from the President of Latvia. I flew all the way there just to assure them, the Baltic states, that we the Republicans and Democrats knew that the commitment to NATO was a sacred commitment,” he said.

5. Biden trolls Gary Johnson

“He thought Aleppo was a dog or something” Biden said on Gary Johnson, who said he had an “Aleppo moment” at a recent town hall meeting when he was unable to name one foreign leader.

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