Vice President Joe Biden managed to offend just about everyone Wednesday on his visit to Iowa.
During the 24-hour trip, Biden offended Jews by using the term "Shylock," referencing William Shakespeare’s villainous Jewish moneylender from The Merchant of Venice.
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Biden later offended Asian Americans when he used "the Orient" to describe Asia.
The vice president also insinuated that U.S. ground troops may be used to fight the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS), a staunch contradiction to the White House’s strategy to "degrade and destroy" the extremists with an international coalition.
Biden toured Iowa presumably in preparation for a presidential run in 2016, but did he alienate important demographics before even announcing his candidacy?