The Corner

The Next President

I think Obama still can’t quite believe that he is the candidate. Earlier he almost referred to Biden as the next president. Just now, he did it. He introduced the next president, er, next VICE-president of the United States, Joe Biden.

Believe in yourself, Barack. You are The One. Joe’s the other one.

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