Since most of our “contributors” have been on hiatus lately, let’s call your attention to a story from yesterday that you’ve no doubt already seen elsewhere.

Veep Biden must have a serious medical (mental) condition. Why else would he disclose the existence of a secret bunker under the Naval Observatory? Here’s what Newsweek’s Eleanor Clift reported:

Ever wonder about that secure, undisclosed location where Dick Cheney secreted himself after the 9/11 attacks? Joe Biden reveals the bunker-like room is at the Naval Observatory in Washington, where Cheney lived for eight years and which is now home to Biden. The veep related the story to his head-table dinner mates when he filled in for President Obama at the Gridiron Club earlier this year. He said the young naval officer giving him a tour of the residence showed him the hideaway, which is behind a massive steel door secured by an elaborate lock with a narrow connecting hallway lined with shelves filled with communications equipment. The officer explained that when Cheney was in lock down, this was where his most trusted aides were stationed, an image that Biden conveyed in a way that suggested we shouldn’t be surprised that the policies that emerged were off the wall. Cheney has emerged as the leading critic of the Obama administration on national security, saying the president’s policies are making America less safe, and if there’s another attack, it will be Obama’s fault. This is tough stuff, but as the architect of the Bush administration’s policies on war and torture, he has a much bigger legacy to protect than the president he helped steer onto the shoals.

Doesn’t it sound like Biden is living in a world where every night is his high school reunion and the time has finally come to impress the cute girls that wouldn’t talk to him in high school? What’s next? Getting drunk on the beach and signing The Villages jingle?

More importantly, isn’t it a crime to reveal classified information?

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