“It seemed like the welcome mat to 2016 was rolled out for the grieving Vice President this week. Will he go for it?,” ponders Mike Barnicle in his latest column for The Daily Beast. Following a moving and insightful interview on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” this week, Barnicle continues to cover the topic of whether or not Vice President Joe Biden will decide to run for the presidency in 2016. “The Vice President of the United States is an unusual man in a sour business spoiled by oceans of money, colossal egos, politicians who lean on pollsters and handlers before uttering a single sentence rather than rely on their own soul or common sense. He is, despite the trappings of his office, an actual human being,” writes Barnicle of VP Biden. Read the full column here and learn more about why Barnicle believes the Vice President and his politics of personal tragedy stand out in a positive light as Biden considers whether to jump into another presidential race and challenge—and contrast—Hillary Clinton.