Speed Reads


Biden: 'Middle class' is an insult in D.C.

Vice President Joe Biden let slip an unflattering fact about the political class on Wednesday while seeking to identify himself with the common man:

And when I say the middle class — the first time I said it, and I referred to myself as "Middle Class Joe," you know in Washington that's not meant as a compliment. It means you're not sophisticated. [YouTube]

Listen to Biden's comment here.