Unprincipled Biden Plays Hyde and Seek

Could Joe Biden be the Ron Burgundy of politics, a campaign version of the empty suit TV anchor portrayed in the movies by Will Ferrell whose undoing is his tendency to read anything put in front of him on a teleprompter, including the line penned in by a vengeful competitor.  “Go **** yourself, San Diego.” Or could Joe Biden by the real-life equivalent the character Chauncey Gardiner, played by Peter Sellers in the 1979 movie Being There? He played a clueless gardener mistaken for a Washington poobah whose simplemindedness and lack of protocol is mistaken for deep wisdom. In this case we have the crazy uncle from Thanksgiving being mistaken for a commander-in-chief. How else to explain the “triple-Axelrod” awarded by veteran operative David Axelrod to the serial groper who would only have a grasp on reality if it were female for blindly agreeing to a rope-line question about past support for the Hyde Amendment blocking federal funding of abortion?...(Read Full Article)
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