While the vice president is quite outspoken against sexual harassment, his brain seems to have a problem sending his hands the message.
If American mass media seemed reluctant to cover the murder of three Muslim students at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill as a hate crime, the same was not true in the Middle East, where strong opinions were aroused.
President Obama wasn't present in Paris for Sunday's anti-terrorism rally, and his absence was duly noted.
The one thing everyone wants to know about 2016 Democratic front-runners Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden isn't what their stance is on any crucial issue, but rather which one is more "dead broke" than the other. Or at least that's what the two seem to think judging by their ridiculous comments about poverty.
According to the official WikiLeaks Twitter account, "[Vice President Joe] Biden says [Julian] Assange is a 'terrorist' and Mubarak is 'no dictator'--and should not step down. Biden is a dangerous fool." Then followed an overnight flood of tweets calling attention to fresh leaks about Egypt's brutal regime. (more)
The vice president is spending his Independence Day in Iraq. Speaking from what he described as Saddam Hussein's hunting lodge, Biden celebrated the toppling of the former Iraqi ruler, saying, "I find it delicious that that's happened."
What to make of elite journalists trading their quills and cameras for water guns and a few laughs with the White House subjects they're supposed to be covering? Glenn Greenwald writes that "all of this just helpfully reveals what our nation's leading 'journalists' really are: desperate worshipers " (continued).
Let there be no doubt that Vice President Joe Biden feels the gravity of the health care bill being signed into law.
How would David Axelrod of White House fame describe Israel's poorly timed announcement of housing expansion in East Jerusalem? "Destructive," "needlessly provocative," "an insult and an affront" and "inappropriate."