One point for V.P. Biden

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    NORMALLY, I think of this Vice President as a clown, worthy only of mocking derision.

    But SOMETIMES, he rises above that kind of thing. My guess here is that he was just being very painfully honest, heartfelt and HUMAN.

    Joe Biden Reflects on Immense Grief After Loss of Wife, Daughter - ABC News

    Kudos to the Veep.
     
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    He had to drag them out of the grave to make a sympathy point with the families of fallen military.
     
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    I don't think that's what he was doing.
     
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    It's pronounced empathy

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    The 40 year old grief card during a tight campaign? You gotta give Biden some slack though. We never had a VP who was declared brain dead before.
     
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    Ok, a point for Newt.

    I was watching him on Hardball, he was cool, calm and so interesting in his analysis of the Romney campaign right now.

    There was no animosity or sour grapes, just direct answers to each question. Matthews asked him why he was so boring now and so fun during the campaign and he just said he's a team player.

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xa-wzUIY4oc]Newt Gingrich on Hardball Talking Politics - YouTube[/ame]

    Good interview.
     
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    I lost my son 23 years ago. Joe is right. The thought of him generally does bring a smile.
     
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    PRECISELY the portion of his comments which I had in mind.

    And I think it takes a genuine human being to share that pain (however many years later, the pain goes on and on and on) to help ease the sorrow in others.
     
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    I can see Biden at a wake telling the corpse to stand up.
     

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