In a striking moment of candor, Joe Biden tells us would-be president Obama will face an international crisis within his first six months in power and he will need supporters to stand by him as he makes tough, and possibly unpopular, decisions, Matthew Jaffe reports on ABC News Political Radar blog. Speaking at a Seattle fundraiser, Biden said this test would likely unfold in the Middle East or Russia. It would likely be coupled with the economy. Gird your loins, Biden told the crowd. Were gonna win with your help, God willing, were gonna win, but this is not gonna be an easy ride. This president, the next president, is gonna be left with the most significant task. Its like cleaning the Augean stables, man. This is more than just, this is more than think about it, literally, think about it this is more than just a capital crisis, this is more than just markets. This is a systemic problem we have with this economy. continued here: Editorial Digest: Keeping You Informed!