Joe Biden Has Been In Politics So Long, He Once Got Mocked By Johnny Carson…And For This!

(Tea Party 247) – Joe Biden has been in politics for a really, really long time.

47 years.

Let that sink in! That’s nearly half a century in politics…but he thinks that this time around, somehow he’ll change things?

Yeah, right. He’s a corrupt and crooked career politician and there’s no point in kidding ourselves.

Sometimes, however, when we get reference points for just how long Biden has been in politics, it’s pretty sobering.

Like the fact that Johnny Carson, who our grandparents watched on television, once made fun of the then-Senator Biden on The Tonight Show.

Carson, by the way, retired from The Tonight Show thirty years ago.

Fox News reports:

Johnny Carson poked fun at Biden plagiarism claims in 1980s

How much of a problem did Joe Biden have in 1987 when reporters started noticing that some of his speeches sounded a little too familiar?

It reached a point where even late-night host Johnny Carson took a jab at Biden, who at the time was a U.S. senator from Delaware and running his first bid for the White House, seeking the 1988 Democratic presidential nomination.

“On the political scene, one of the Democratic candidates, a Senator Joseph Biden – have you seen the problem he’s been having?” Carson asked his audience at the start of the “Tonight Show” one evening.

“He went around and made a speech and apparently he quoted a — I think it was a British politician, took his speech and kind of paraphrased it as his own.

“And then the press got on him. And then he was charged also with taking part of Bobby Kennedy’s speeches.

“And Biden says, not to worry. He reassured his staff, he said, ‘We have nothing to fear but fear itself.’”