On Monday's edition of "Tucker Carlson Tonight" I hailed a landmark in political anecdotage:
"As I understand this, Joe Biden faced down a gang leader who was threatening to cut him with a razor because Biden had called him 'Esther Williams'," he said. Williams was a competitive swimmer and an actress at the time.
"In all of America's epidemic of gang violence, this has never happened before. You had said this was the greatest political anecdote of the last ten years -- it's the greatest political anecdote ever -- it should be in the Smithsonian.
"Dick Morris and James Carville should be teaching this in political campaigning master classes."
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As the coup de grâce to this story, we should note that, like everything else in Delaware, the Wilmington pool in question has now been renamed in the Vice President's honor - as the Joseph R Biden Memorial Chain-Whupping Pool or some such.
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