President Obama can win a second term even if the economic recovery fails to gather steam, Vice President Joe Biden said Monday.
In an interview aboard Air Force Two as he continued a nine-day tour of Asia, the vice president based his conviction in part on the belief that voters understand the Democratic administration “inherited a God-awful circumstance that wasn’t our responsibility.
”That doesn't in any way diminish the genuine suffering of a hell of a lot of Americans. But I think everything gets down to a choice," he said.
Biden made a similar point as he campaigned for Democratic candidates in the 2010 election, even reprising a favorite quotation that he...