The media might have dozed off during the two terms when Joe Biden served as vice president, but ever since Biden bragged at a fundraiser about his ability to work with Democrat segregationists like James O. Eastland; “He never called me boy,” Biden recalled, oddly.

Ever since then, journalists have awakened from their slumber and done some more digging into that period in Biden’s congressional tenure; it turns out he called 1984 presidential candidate Jesse Jackson “boy,” and he also voted to restore citizenship to Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee and Jefferson Davis, who’d served as president of the Confederacy — kind of problematic, considering statues of Lee are causing so much pain and trauma that they have to be taken down or covered with tarps.

But journalist and historian Rick Perlstein says he’s found the “creepiest” item yet — and Biden knows creepy.

Whoa, even Splinter is running with this. They obviously have other candidates on their short-list.