Vice President Joe Biden should not be trusted with nuclear codes (or anything else)

The job of vice president of the United States as president-in-waiting, if (please no!) a president dies or is otherwise seriously incapacitated while in office, is obviously important.  So why is Joe Biden vice president?  Can he be trusted not to reveal important information?   Based on past evidence, the answer is "absolutely not!"  He blithely exposed the role of SEAL Team 6 in the operation that killed Osama bin Laden, although obviously it was, until then, top secret.  As Time Magazine reported at the time:  Can you confirm that it was a SEAL team? …to which the senior defense official, who under the ground rules of the briefing cannot be further identified, responded: Not going to comment on units or numbers. How tough was that? Apparently too tough for two of the nation’s top leaders. Later the same day, May 3, Vice President Joe Biden let the cat out of the bag. While the press had been reporting...(Read Full Post)