Daily Archives: August 25, 2008

Monday Morning Musings

Of course the “big” story over the weekend was the choice of Joe Biden as Barack Obama’s Vice Presidential co-candidate.

Obama’s pick of Biden belies the “change” message he’s been pushing. Biden certainly can’t be identified as “outside the beltway”, he’s been in the Senate for nearly 6 complete terms.

Joe Biden loves the sound of his own voice, he talks and talks and talks.

Many times, Biden’s mouth moves faster than his brain. See Jim Geraghty’s list, a sampling:

Speaking to the New York Observer: Biden was equally skeptical — albeit in a slightly more backhanded way — about Mr. Obama. “I mean, you got the first mainstream African-American who is articulate and bright and clean and a nice-looking guy,” he said. “I mean, that’s a storybook, man.”

Althouse plays with the names Obama and Biden as if the letters were in a game of Boggle