By Tyler Durden
In between the binge drinking, strip clubs and excessive gambling, not necessarily in that order of course, the financial elites of the world who decided to attend this years SALT conference in Las Vegas were treated to an epic little dose of Joe Biden. In return for a modest $200,000 speaking fee, Biden offered up some fairly candid thoughts on Hillary and the possibility of a 2020 Presidential run.
First, on Hillary’s shocking defeat last November, Biden told SALT-goers that while Hillary may have been a good president she was “never a great candidate.” Per CNN:
“I never thought she was a great candidate. I thought I was a great candidate,” he said.
But Biden stressed that he believed that “Hillary would have been a really good president.”
Of course, this isn’t the first time that Biden has taken a shot at Hillary as a flawed candidate. Back in March, he told a group students at Colgate that he had planned on running for President and figured that, while it would have been a difficult primary, he could have bested Hillary.
On whether he would run for president in 2020, Biden sounded open to the idea but said …read more