"Joe who?" might be the response of a less than politically astute American if asked a week or so ago who occupies the No. 2 spot in the Obama administration. That wouldn't have been a knock on Joe Biden as much as the way people tend to regard the second banana on a presidential ticket in an election year.
WHAT OTHERS SAY: Short memories of vice presidents
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