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Prof. Biden Bungles Depression History

2:21 PM, Sep 23, 2008 • By JOHN MCCORMACK
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Via Ben Smith, another brilliant Biden quote from his interview with Katie Couric:

"When the stock market crashed, Franklin Roosevelt got on the television and didn't just talk about the princes of greed," Biden told Couric. "He said, 'Look, here's what happened.'"

As Reason's Jesse Walker footnotes it: "And if you owned an experimental TV set in 1929, you would have seen him. And you would have said to yourself, 'Who is that guy? What happened to President Hoover?'"

Can you imagine the commentariat's reaction if Sarah Palin had made this gaffe?