Biden: LaGuardia Is ‘Third World’

    Unclaimed bags in the foreground as travelers retrieve their luggage at New York's LaGuardia Airport on December 28, 2010. The US northeast began to shake off the icy grip of one of the biggest blizzards in years, but beleaguered travelers faced at least another day of headaches in New York airports.      AFP PHOTO/DON EMMERT (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Sometime tell an aide to stop booking Joe Biden's flights through LaGuardia. The vice president bashed the New York City airport during an Amtrak unveiling event in Philadelphia, saying visitors arrive and think, "I must be in some third world country." He compared the airport to Hong Kong's, which he called "a modern airport" that looks like it belongs in America. "No, I'm not joking!" Biden said. "Why did we lead the world economically for so long? We had the most modern infrastructure in the world."

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