Skip to comments.Joe Biden Is the Most Interesting Politician who has no Chance of Becoming President
Posted on 07/21/2014 2:37:33 PM PDT by nickcarraway
The New Yorker's Evan Osnos has been working on a profile about Vice President Biden for months, and it finally published this week -- with a big focus on the vice president's role in the Ukraine crisis. Osnos conducted many interviews with Biden -- and even talked to President Obama. You should read the whole thing -- especially since the New Yorker archives are now open for browsing this summer -- but here's a look at some of the most interesting tidbits.
As the wars in the Middle East have ended, Biden has shifted to smaller foreign policy priorities, although his relationships in Ukraine have also proved invaluable. Osnos sums up his foreign policy role now as "big assignments that may not have a huge political upside" especially for someone who may be eying another presidential bid.
Obama adds, You know, when I sent him to Ukraine for the recent inauguration of Poroshenko, and hes there, a world figure that people know, and hes signifying the importance that we place on the Ukrainian election, Obama went on. And then world leaders can transmit directly to him their thoughts about how we proceed. Thats not necessarily helping him in Iowa.
However, his political schmoozing skills have proved invaluable in international affairs throughout his career -- and continue to come in handy. Osnos writes, "After so many years, he has an arsenal of opening lines that he can deploy in Baghdad, Beijing, or Wilmington
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I sure hope he runs and Obama backs him.
Even the 65 million idiots that voted for Obama wouldn’t support Biden.
Stand up, Joe!
Otherwise known as Obama’s Guarantee Against Impeachment.
Are they serious? How do you sit down with your laptop and even write this jabberwocky and moonshine?
Interesting like a clown is interesting, right?
But Joe is an expert on firearms.....http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sW2I5LS08H8
probably the one candidate Hillary can beat in the 2016 D primaries.
The man is assassination insurance
Brilliant move by Zero to pick him, precisely for that reason.
Here’s a question.
If Barack somehow died, would Valerie Jarrett and Michelle Obama allow Biden to be President?
Did you mean 'with' instead of 'and' ?
Biden is interesting, if you enjoy watching a severely mentally challenged person struggle with thought and speech. He, along with Pelosi, Reid and a few handfuls of other Democrat Congressmen, cover the Affirmative Action requirements for employing idiots.
It’s amazing to me how many frustrated English teachers there are here.
I’m not an English teacher.
That should be obvious in that my communication to you apparently wasn’t clear.
I was trying to imply that they were able to write ‘this’ ‘jabberwocky’ while DRINKING MOONSHINE.
Anyone who thinks Joe Biden is “interesting” definitely needs to get out more.
Biden is the answer to: “What happened to Governor Lepetomane after Blazing Saddles?”
Come on, you can't tell me this isn't satire. Seriously?
Barry needs to vaca in Mosul for a few rounds of “Golf”.
this is a “ Big Effin Deal”
I hope he becomes President in 2015 ;)
Official portrait of Vice President Joseph R. Biden, Jr.
Biden / Cochran 2016!
No kidding there.
Joe is a geek! He should be biting the heads off chickens in a carny sideshow somewhere.
Really? Why can’t he have as good a chance as anyone else?
He’ll do everything Obozo does: keep up with the EBT cards, lousy foreign policy, keep us on Obozocare, let illegals in by the score, etc.
Worked for Obozo...why not Biden?
Joe Biden is one of the worst pols for squeezing every last penny he can out of taxpayers for lavish living for himself and his extended family. His looting of the public treasury would make an African dictator blush.
Joe Biden is the drunk uncle you put out on the front porch!!
And to make this moron president look smarter.