“The closest thing to an insight Biden has ever had”

Joe Biden points out something that ought to concern us all: “Mark my words,” the Democratic vice presidential nominee warned at the second of his two Seattle fundraisers Sunday. “It will not be six months before the world tests Barack Obama like they did John Kennedy. The world is looking. We’re about to elect a brilliant 47-year-old senator president of the United States of America. … Continue reading “The closest thing to an insight Biden has ever had”

The Vice-Presidential Debate

Sarah Palin and Joe Biden both did well last night, in my view—if you ignore the truth values of their assertions. The McCain campaign has compiled a list of Biden’s fourteen lies (quite a slide from Wilson’s fourteen points!) and that doesn’t include the howlers about the role of the Vice-President (this man is on the Judiciary Committee?) and the U.S. and France kicking Hezbollah … Continue reading The Vice-Presidential Debate

Biden’s Foreign Policy Experience

…isn’t necessarily a strength or a qualification. Caroline Glick reminds us just how terrible he’s been on dealing with Iran. UPDATE: It’s been reported that, behind closed doors, Biden told Israeli officials that they would have to get used to a nuclear Iran.  The campaign is denying it, trumpeting his support for Israel, but unfortunately it’s consistent with his long-term softness on Iran. Continue reading Biden’s Foreign Policy Experience

Say It Ain’t So, Joe!

“I’m afraid it’s so, boys.” Joe Biden is Obama’s Vice-Presidential pick. Here are some reactions from around the blogosphere: Scott Johnson: “underwhelming for many reasons.” Jennifer Rubin: “the selection of Biden as VP seems to cast doubt on the entire premise of the Obama campaign which is that experience doesn’t matter.” Glenn Reynolds: “So Much for Change? That’s unfair. He’s at least as fresh a … Continue reading Say It Ain’t So, Joe!