Vice President Joe Biden addressed the Yale graduating class of 2015 as the commencement speaker, and offered up plenty to say in his speech. Besides the typical “be all you can be” serious talk, Biden wanted to make a few things clear as he addressed the young, up-and-comings.
“So here it goes — let’s get a couple things straight right off the bat: Corvettes are better than Porsches. They’re quicker and they corner as well,” Biden said to graduating class.
We all know VP Biden is outspoken on his love for Corvette, especially the 2015 C7 Corvette Z06, and has even had personalized plates done up to adorn his personal Corvette. We think he just wanted to make it very clear the U S of A makes a darn good sportscar.
Biden also dipped into the musical realm, following up the Corvette liner with, “and sorry guys, a cappella is not better than rock and roll.”
It was all in good fun, and the crowd seemed to enjoy Biden’s character as he mixed in his zings with hardy advice for the graduating class, detailed in Politoco‘s report on the commencement.
“Try to look beyond the caricature of the person with whom you have to work. Resist the temptation of your generation to let ‘network’ become a verb that saps the personal away, that blinds you to the person right in front of you, blinds you to their hopes, their fears, and their burdens,” Vice President Biden proclaimed to the crowd.
At the end of the day, what greater marketing tool than the Vice President to step in as a brand ambassador for your halo sportscar? Free advertising is the best advertising, as they like to say.