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How Low Will Joe Go?

wtf2 Wrote: Oct 11, 2012 10:03 AM
I would never call the job of Vice President "a joke", not even "somewhat". He is seconds away from the presidency at all times.

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.