It’s Getting Surreal

Joe Biden’s genius for communicative errors places him outside the realm of political gaffe-makers: He’s simply a fascinating social phenomenon. At least that’s the only excuse I can muster to justify my foisting yet another Biden blooper upon CONTENTIONS readers:

Joe Biden’s denunciation of his own campaign’s ad to Katie Couric got so much attention last night that another odd note in the interview slipped by.

The problem for Barack Obama is: he’s already used up that excuse about the touched uncle who says whacky things you take with a grain of salt.

And, by the way, just imagine the cascade of charges, had a certain other VP candidate displayed such a psychedelic understanding of American history.