As Jim Geraghty writes, if you’re feeling down, “Joe Biden offers Republicans a pep talk:”
It’s not a united Republican party . . . Absolutely, it’s strong enough to beat both of us. No matter what the circumstance, at the end of the day, the American people right now, many of them are in trouble, an even larger percentage have stagnant wages and a significant majority of the American people believe the country’s not moving in the right direction. That is never a good place to be going into a reelection . . . They’re going to have to choose whether or not the path we have set the country on is the path we should go or whether we should go back to liberating the economy in the terms of . . .[voice trails off]
Good heavens. Give this man a slot at the 2012 Republican convention!
Actually, I think the reverse of the equation is true: does Biden want to keep Obama on his ticket in 2012?
(And speaking of Joe: Van Jones, who?)