Brendan O’Neill Brendan O’Neill

Joe Biden and the weaponisation of Ireland

Joe Biden (photo: Getty)

Joe Biden loves Ireland. He wears his Irish heritage proudly. ‘The BBC? I’m Irish’, he quipped when Nick Bryant asked him if he had a quick word for the Beeb. Which is all very nice. It’s good when people take pride in their heritage, even if it does come off as a bit ‘Oirish’ when Irish-American politicians do it.

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