Joe Biden, 9/11 Hero

As everyone knows, Joe Biden decided to observe September 11 in Anchorage, Alaska, a convenient stopover after his drop by in Hanoi. One wonders if the stopover in Alaska was necessary because he can’t handle the jet lag from a direct return flight to Washington from Vietnam.

In any case, in a lifetime full of howling lies about himself, he may have reached a new standard with his claim that he saw “the gates of hell” at Ground Zero the day after 9/11, when he in fact was on the Senate floor the next day:

It’s easy to predict how his existentialist press spokesbot Karine Jean-Paul-Sartre will walk this back: She’ll say he meant that he was “looking at the building” on television, like the rest of America.

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