The New York Times ran an article today on Joseph Biden that I read with interest this morning.
I was less than thrilled about the choice of Joseph Biden as running mate for Barack Obama. Still, it is worth thinking about what Biden does bring to the table.
The Times story is entitled "A Senate Stalwart Who Bounced Back" and makes the case that, following his abortive 1988 run for the presidency, Biden settled into the role of Statesman and has conducted himself (for the most part) admirably.
He does bring age, and experience with world affairs to the table, and he can be a pretty good fighter....