Headlines everywhere popped up Friday morning proclaiming that former Vice President Joe Biden had called out Hillary Clinton at a conference Thursday night.
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Twitter certainly noticed.
"'I never thought she was the correct candidate,' Biden said at the SALT conference"Fitting, Biden got salty at the SALT conference.
— Dave Dinoff (@ddinoff) May 19, 2017
This was pointless. No one comes out of this looking better than if Biden had simply kept his mouth shuthttps://t.co/nwThXIIb5H
— Jamil Smith (@JamilSmith) May 19, 2017
But if you look a bit closer at what Biden said at the SALT conference in Las Vegas and include the context — not just the portion where he says, "I never thought she was a great candidate. I thought I was a great candidate," — it's less of a diss and more of an analysis of the 2016 election. Read more...More about Election 2016, Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton, Salt Conference, and Us WorldBiden'sClinton'diss'wasn't