Powerless Dems Told to Fess Up

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Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Joe Biden is fast winning the straight-talking title that Sen. John McCain had in his first White House run. The latest example: He says Democrats deserve their poor public-approval ratings because they oversold their powers to the voters in 2006. "We do not have control," he says, explaining that the party doesn't have enough votes to overturn a presidential veto. "They elected a Democratic Congress in anticipation we'd end this war, get the hell out of there, and we'd move on to attending to the business of the country. It was an unrealistic expectation."