In all its remarkable splendor, we reproduce this recent quotation from a senior administration official, and invite you to guess who said it.

Actually, it should be easy.  Only one person in the Executive branch can produce gems of this quality —  so demonstrably false, so breathtakingly ignorant and so ambitiously idiotic:

“Every single great idea that has marked the 21st century, the 20th century and the 19th century has required government vision and government incentive,” he said. “In the middle of the Civil War you had a guy named Lincoln paying people $16,000 for every 40 miles of track they laid across the continental United States… No private enterprise would have done that for another 35 years.”

Courtesy of Michelle Malkin.

Answer:   Joe Biden.  Who else?