So he was right about being opposed to the war. So was I. Should I be President? And why go and select Joe Biden as a running mate if you're against our being involved in Iraq. Biden voted to give authorization to go into Iraq. He tells us as he accepts his nomination for the Vice Presidency that Obama had the insight, the insight about not going into Iraq. Well, why didn't the Senator with 30+years of experience in the Senate not have the insight? Same reason John Kerry voted to give Bush the authorization to remove Saddam Hussein? Could it be he and Kerry wanted to be on the right side of history when the drumbeat for war was favorable to the public? Could it be that both he and Kerry tailored their message so that they gave the permission to go ahead and attack Iraq, while at the same time, if things went sour, they could separate themselves from George W. Bush?
The other thing about Biden is that he seems to like having it both ways. He's a statesman in the Senate. He's a rabid partisan in the Senate. All he is to me is a part-time statesman, and full-time grandstander. He has a terrific plan for an Iraqi political resolution - divide it into three regions among Sunnis, Shi'ites, and Kurds, and then develop a plan to divvy up oil revenues. But it's the grandstanding on the Judiciary Committee that I take most exception with. His constant badgering and belaboring about then-Supreme Court nominees John Roberts and Samuel Alito on abortion.
That's all for now. More random posts coming.