Poll: Biden Favorability Tilts Negative

For the first time since becoming Obama’s VP pick/court jester, Joe Biden has seen his favorability rating dip into the negative. A new Gallup poll puts him at 42/45, and 37/47 among independents, down from a high of 59/29 overall just after the 2008 election.

This Politico story notes that he’s been used on the campaign trail to make some of the harsher attacks on Romney, and includes a nice reel of top Biden gaffes.

Most Popular

U.S.

Fire the FBI Chief

American government is supposed to look and sound like George Washington. What it actually looks and sounds like is Henry Hill from Goodfellas: bad suit, hand out, intoning the eternal mantra: “F*** you, pay me.” American government mostly works by interposition, standing between us, the free people at ... Read More
Film & TV

Black Panther’s Circle of Hype

The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) first infantilizes its audience, then banalizes it, and, finally, controls it through marketing. This commercial strategy, geared toward adolescents of all ages, resembles the Democratic party’s political manipulation of black Americans, targeting that audience through its ... Read More