To steal from Glenn Reynolds: You know, they told me that if I voted for John McCain we'd end up with an embarrassingly unpopular Vice President who'd stumble over the simplest of tasks... and they were right!
Wattsburg, Pa. — Vice President Joe Biden visited a small town on the outskirts of Erie today to talk to rural folks about federal stimulus money that can be used to expand broadband access to the Internet for rural areas that typically have poor connections.
Apparently stimulus money and broadband are not all that interesting to the local folk here: Only around 100 or so people have showed up so far to hear Biden talk at noon at Seneca High School off Route 8 in Wattsburg.
The room looked so sparse that about 30 or so chairs were removed by volunteers to give the illusion of a full house.
See also Texans for Sarah Palin, which has a suggestion that's as predictable as it is apropos. I'm told that the report is that Biden wasn't really impressive to the people who bothered to show up, but... really, by what standard?
Crossposted to Moe Lane.
*Never fails, does it? Well, if even Jove nods...