He was up in Vermont….You know…Bernie Sanders land?
Biden sold out the house….
Oh, and he’s still leading the early polling for the 2020 Democratic Presidential nomination sweepstakes….
Joe Biden waltzed into potential future opponent Sen. Bernie Sanders’ backyard Sunday sounding an awful lot like a 2020 candidate.
Six days after saying he’s “the most qualified person in the country to be president,” Biden took the stage here and railed against “naked nationalism,” “phony populism,” and a GOP that is “not your father’s Republican Party.”
“If you have a problem, what’s the problem? The other. The other. That immigrant, that black guy, that woman,” he said of populism, without mentioning President Donald Trump by name. “That’s the problem, instead of facing up to the problem called greed.”
But Biden — speaking at an event to promote his book, “Promise Me, Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship, and Purpose” — equivocated on the question of whether he’d challenge Trump. Biden has said previously he would decide on a run in the next few months.
Novelist Jodi Picoult asked Biden how he wanted to spend the rest of his life. The former vice president only said he would keep his promise to his late son, Beau, to stay involved in public life.
“I gave my word, as his dad, that I’d stay engaged,” said Biden….