Someone should ask the Democratic Veep nominee: Why are Sarah Palin's looks relevant? An LA Times' blog nails it, describing the "quip" as the beginning of "canny, seemingly good-natured-but-really-a-put-down jokes about a female candidate." Exactly. Source here.
“There’s a gigantic difference between John McCain and Barack Obama and between me and I suspect my vice presidential opponent,” Biden said.
“She’s good-looking,” he quipped.