WATCH: Biden (Essentially) Denounces Obama Years

Former Vice President Joe Biden denounced the “sophisticated” and “elitist” attitudes that he believes have overtaken the United States in the past 15-20 years, in a speech delivered to union leaders on Friday.

“There is no possibility any of those guys making millions of bucks on Wall Street, doing good work wherever they’re doing it and doing very well, they could not function without the work you do. Literally. It’s impossible to make the country function without what you do,” Biden told his audience. “And don’t you forget it. Don’t you forget what you do.”

Biden then called out American culture at large for abandoning its blue collar roots.

“We’ve gotten so damn sophisticated. We’ve gotten so damn elitist,” he said.

Read more at the Washington Free Beacon.