Senator Joe Biden (D-Del.), who snoozetasticly declared his intention to run for president today, scooped his own announcement with the publication of a humdinger of an interview with the New York Observer, in which the Senator surveys his competitors for the nomination, and opens up a can o’ critique-ass.
After questioning Hillary Clinton’s unimpressive poll numbers and John Edwards’ knowledge of his ass from a hole in the ground, Biden turned to the subject of Democratic heartthrob Barack Obama, and made the statement most likely to result in his spending long hours on the phone trying to return his “Biden ’08″ bumper stickers for store credit:
“I mean, you got the first mainstream African-American who is articulate and bright and clean and a nice-looking guy,” he said. “I mean, that’s a storybook, man.”
When reached for comment, the ghost of Justice Thurgood Marshall rolled his eyes and said, “I’s so happy that Mistah Joe gone be runnin’ fo predident! Now wipe this mud offa my face and gimme some watermelon!” He then went back to riding through heaven in a rickshaw pulled by Strom Thurmond.
(Thanks to TPM)