Joe Biden Suffers His Barbaro Moment
Do you remember the sad story about Barbaro?
Barbaro, an American thoroughbred, won the 2006 Kentucky Derby.
Then at the Preakness Stakes, the Derby winner broke three bones coming out of the gate and ruined his chances for a Triple Crown.
Barbaro was humanly euthanized after experiencing additional complications this week.
Enter Senator Joe Biden…
Senator Joe Biden officially entered the race for President of the United States this week and immediately trips himself up coming out of the gates.
The Observer reports this morning
Mr. Biden, who ran an ill-fated campaign for President in 1988, is a man who believes his time has finally come, announcing this week that he was filing papers to make his 2008 Presidential bid official. Although he admits to a tendency to “bloviate,” he thinks that an aggressive advocate with rough edges might be just what the party needs right now. “Democrats nominated the perfect blow-dried candidates in 2000 and 2004,” he said, “and they couldn’t connect.”
Mr. Biden is 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.”
Even Robert “Kleagle” Byrd would choke on his coffee on that one.
Dang, we’ll miss your bloviating, Smokey Joe.
It would have been fun.