22 of Dem candidates for president will descend on South Carolina this weekend to attend Rep. Jim Clyburn’s “World Famous Fish Fry”. . .

. . .which is kind of perfect as Joe Biden is under fire for comments he made at a NYC fundraiser where he bragged about working with segregationist senators in the past. And it looks like Biden is about to go on the offensive against his critics:

Biden is leading by a large margin in the state if the latest polls are to be believed?

Biden’s secret weapon could be Rep. Clyburn who came to his defense yesterday:

Rep. Bennie Thompson games to his defense, too:

And this was not the only time Rep. Clyburn defended the former VP. Earlier this month, it was on the 1994 crime bill:

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