"Joe Biden says that within six months of Obama being president, he will be tested with a manufactured international incident which he will need help with.
Listening to Joe Scarborough, Pat Buchanan and Mika Breszinski chatter about this, Biden made a horrible gaffe. They say he was feeding his ego, discussing how he'll be needed.
I read it differently. Now, Biden could have said it a bit better. But bottom line, with a new president, whether it's Obama or McCain, some leader is going to challenge the US..."
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"Augean. I believe in the months to come, we'll be seeing that word used an adjective describing the task that Obama and the Democratic party led congress will be facing. The myth goes that Hercules had, as one of his tasks, to clean the stables of the Augean king-- stables that had not been cleaned of the droppings of his huge herd of cattle in years. Hercules did it by diverting a river-- facing a challenge and tapping a force of nature in a new way. It is likely that Obama will face challenges of comparable Augean proportions and he too will have to devise new ways that tap the forces of nature-- earthly and human-- to rescue the US and the planet from the downward plunge Bush and the neocons have thrust us all in."