Joe Biden antagonizes Saudi Arabia for some reason

In a recent bit of babble to perhaps a dozen in audience, presidential nom and former vice president Joe Biden introduced himself, vaguely scratching his forehead, before following his self-intro with his availability for senator.  Aside from that momentary brain freeze, he said for no reason in particular that the death of Jamal Khashoggi would not go unpunished: "Jamal's death shall not be in vain."  Jamal Khashoggi was a so-so foreign journalist with the Washington Post with a decided leftward cant, residing in the United States, as we recall.  Affianced to a woman who needed papers to get out of Turkey, Khashoggi was "invited" to get her papers at the Saudi Embassy there.  Khashoggi went into the Saudi embassy, but no camera or observer ever caught him coming out.  An enormous hue and cry went up, attacking the Saudis for making off, somehow, with the journalist, who had on many occasions written scathingly...(Read Full Post)
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