"America’s strengths are, for now, China’s weaknesses. In China, I argued that for it to make the transition to an innovation economy, it will have to open its system, not least to human rights. Fundamental rights are universal, and China’s people aspire to them. Liberty unlocks a people’s full potential, while its absence breeds unrest. Open and free societies are best at promoting long-term growth, stability, prosperity and innovation."
READ IT ALL @ http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/08/op...e.html?_r=1&hp
For something coming from the Vice President of the United States its a pretty candid little piece. There's of course some politics in it but they aren't incredibly blatant.
I dont know, I've always really liked Biden. Guy says stupid shit sometimes but he really would be a qualified president.