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Biden's Winning Argument Against Clinton

By Jeff Greenfield, The Daily Beast - September 30, 2015

If you’re Joe Biden and you’re contemplating a possible presidential run, there’s one overriding question: What’s the rationale?

What argument do you make that plausibly propels you into a contest against the long-presumed nominee? You served in the same administration, so sharp distinctions on, say, foreign policy are out. The distinctions on domestic issues are insubstantial. And, as I’ve written here before, attacks on Hillary Clinton’s “honesty and trustworthiness” simply will not fly in an intra-party battle. Republicans can and will make such arguments with abandon; Democrats can’t.

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