Future First Lady joined President-elect on Thursday night where she responded to the recent attacks on her use of the title ‘Doctor.” The attacks on Dr. Biden, who has a bachelor’s degree, two master’s degrees and a doctorate from the University of Delaware, began with a last Friday. host joined in on Monday when he compared Dr. Biden to Dr. Pepper, and on Wednesday when he ripped her dissertation and called her illiterate.
“That was such a surprise,” Dr. Biden told Colbert, adding, “And, you know, it was really the tone of it that I think that—you know, he called me kiddo. One of the things I’m most proud of is my doctorate. I mean, I worked so hard for it.”
“But look at all the people who came out in support of me,” Dr. Biden said. “I mean, I am so grateful and I was—ya know, I was just overwhelmed by how gracious people were toward me.”
“Do you think it might be a little bit of a compliment that people are trying to think of something to criticize you about?” Colbert asked. “And they were like, ‘Oh, what do we got? I got it!’” “Okay,” Dr. Biden answered, laughing, “I’ll take it that way.”