Topics

LaGuardia Airport
Joe Biden can't resist saying true things at awkward times
Joe Biden can't resist saying true things at awkward times

Most of the pundit class sees Vice President Joe Biden as the king of gaffes. The man commits verbal faux pas with regularity, much to the chagrin of White House spinmeisters desperate to deliver a unified message. Like a bad Catholic in a confessional, he is forever seeking forgiveness and then sinning again. However, there is a difference between Biden and the run-of-the-mill politician with his foot in his mouth who gets into trouble for telling a big fib, garbling words or saying something profoundly stupid. Biden’s problems usually arise from saying things that are inconveniently true. Today’s typical politicians work mightily to avoid uttering any phrase that has not...

Loading