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Biden: Economic Collapse Led to McCain Loss in 2008

Vice President Joe Biden says that if the economy hadn’t collapsed in 2008, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., would have won the presidential election instead of President Barack Obama.

“The truth of the matter is, Barack knows it, I know, had the economy not collapsed around your ears, John, in the middle of literally — as things were moving — I think you probably would have won,” Biden said at the Sedona Forum at the McCain Institute for International Leadership Friday in Arizona, according to the Associated Press.

“But it would have been incredibly, incredibly, incredibly close. You inherited a really difficult time,” he added.

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