In response to:

How Low Will Joe Go?

andrews Wrote: Oct 10, 2012 8:58 AM
Sorry, haven't been reading or writing in the comments for a few years. Didn't recognize the trolls. Of course, they change name so often it probably wouldn't help if I posted regularly anyway. Moshe and a friend infested my blog's comments section and they must have gone through 10 names a week each.

This column appeared originally in THE DAILY BEAST.

In his feeble, distracted debate performance against Mitt Romney, President Obama all but ignored the major Democratic lines of attack against the Republican nominee, forcing Joe Biden to consider an effort to renew those forgotten narratives when the vice-presidential candidates face one another Thursday night.

Team Obama has spent hundreds of millions of dollars (and placed nearly three times the number of attack ads as the Romney campaign) to advance three core criticisms of the GOP nominee:

• He is a privileged plutocrat who can’t relate to ordinary people.

•...