Manage episode 289819831 series 2785264
Joe Biden’s rise in American politics has always been stupefying –much like the man himself. Famous for his lack of intellectual heft and mindless gaffes, Biden is one of those curious individuals who has managed to fail upwards. So much so, he became President of the United States. Biden proves the argument once made by the late Columbia University professor Walter Pitkin who wrote, “Most of the power in politics resides in the hands of more or less stupid people.” There are exceptions, of course. Biden is not one of them.
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