Joe Biden was chosen as VP largely to give foreign policy expertise to the Obama ticket. This is what passes for foreign policy expertise among Democrats:
Vice President Joe Biden asked supporters Thursday at a Nevada campaign event, “How many of you know someone who served in Iraq or Iran?”
Biden was joined at the event by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and embattled Senate candidate Rep. Shelley Berkley. At Biden’s question, Reid raised his hand.
Iran has been in a state of war with the USA since 1979, but I didn’t realize we have started fighting back.