by Thomas Lifson
Joe Biden has a well-deserved reputation as a gaffe machine, but an offhand comment yesterday in Pennsylvania while addressing a parking lot with a few cars in it, tells us exactly what we need to know about him at this precise moment.
Hillary Clinton’s notorious “basket of deplorables” slur about those who supported Trump has become immortal, probably her most famous words ever, nudging aside the previous champion, her contention that a “vast right wing conspiracy” was the force behind her husband’s problems over exploiting a young intern to receive fellatio in the Oval Office suite.
But for reasons that I will explain below, Joe’s insult does even more blowback damage to him.
Watch as Biden refers to those who oppose him as “chumps” (and coughs into his hand – don’t shake hands with him, folks, ever):