Joe Biden just can’t keep his mouth shut. OK, I know that’s not exactly breaking news. But at a time when Democrats are supposed to be focused on the November 2nd mid-terms and Barack Obama has not even announced he will seek a second term, did Biden really need to declare that he’ll be on the 2012 ticket?
Here he is shooting from the lip to the New York Times:
“I tell you what, there’s real trust, that’s why he’s asked me to run again,” Mr. Biden said Monday, dropping this tidbit at the end of a 40-minute conversation, just before he dashed off to his third fund-raiser of the day. “Look, he said, ‘We’re going to run together, are you going to run?’ I said, ‘Of course, you want me to run with you, I’m happy to run with you.’ ”
I loved, near the end of the NYT piece, Biden’s plaintive “I hope they think I’m smart” response when he was asked about what voters think about him. I’m sorry to break this to you, Joe, but…
Joe Biden blurts out that he will be Barack Obama's 2012 running mate – Telegraph Blogs