Joe Biden played identity politics and lost big time
When individuals are grouped together into voting blocs and justice is applied collectively, a moral majority will see themselves as parental authoritarians caring for the minority.
Joe Biden is taking some heat after making a controversial statement on the popular morning radio show The Breakfast Club.
Biden said Reade’s story has suffered from problems of inconsistency, and that there was no truth to it. When asked if he remembered her, he said “I don’t.”
“Suck it up and make the utilitarian bargain,” writes Linda Hirshman in the op ed page of today’s The New York Times. She’s talking, of course, about Joe Biden.