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Old 08-16-2012, 07:59 AM
 
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Is Today the Day? | The Weekly Standard

Hmmmm

I think they are going to do this...
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Old 08-16-2012, 08:06 AM
 
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More likely a foreign policy discussion. I would like to see Hillary on the ticket. Obama landslide, but they need a way to have Biden leave with dignity and not look like he got kicked to the curb. He is still popular in PA, OH rust belt areas, though Clinton might deliver more women and otherwise unlikely voters if she were on the ticket.
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Old 08-16-2012, 08:08 AM
 
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More likely a foreign policy discussion. I would like to see Hillary on the ticket. Obama landslide, but they need a way to have Biden leave with dignity and not look like he got kicked to the curb. He is still popular in PA, OH rust belt areas, though Clinton might deliver more women and otherwise unlikely voters if she were on the ticket.
I think it would give them a boost, but in all honesty, it would be silly to suddenly vote for them because of that. After all, she would still only be VP. Obama wouldnt change. But the sad truth is, that would affect some people's decision, for whatever reason.
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Old 08-16-2012, 08:09 AM
 
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Doubt it. Wish Hillary would have ran for president again in 2012. She is an adult leader that can pass an annual budget.
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Old 08-16-2012, 08:11 AM
 
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More likely a foreign policy discussion. I would like to see Hillary on the ticket. Obama landslide, but they need a way to have Biden leave with dignity and not look like he got kicked to the curb. He is still popular in PA, OH rust belt areas, though Clinton might deliver more women and otherwise unlikely voters if she were on the ticket.
There is no way to make it look like he left with dignity and is not getting kicked to the curb. If he does leave, everyone will know it's because he's a colossal tit. There's no way around it at this point. It's just a matter of determining which is the bigger political liability: keeping him around, or tacitly informing your supporters that you and they picked a colossal tit as VP.

At any rate the Weekly Standard has been fantasizing about this for a while now, and I doubt anyone but them seriously thinks Biden might be jettisoned. I'm not sure the Weekly Standard even seriously believes it.

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Old 08-16-2012, 08:16 AM
 
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I'm not giving odds on it happening, but it would be golden.
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Old 08-16-2012, 08:19 AM
 
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Doubt it. Wish Hillary would have ran for president again in 2012. She is an adult leader that can pass an annual budget.
Not when the House is full of children. Jesus Christ (D) could not get a budget passed with that rabble.
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Old 08-16-2012, 08:20 AM
 
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It isn't going to happen. Palin assured that when she came out for it. The right will have a blast noting how Obama is now taking advice from Palin.
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Old 08-16-2012, 08:20 AM
 
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There is no way to make it look like he left with dignity and is not getting kicked to the curb. If he does leave, everyone will know it's because he's a colossal tit. There's no way around it at this point. It's just a matter of determining which is the bigger political liability: keeping him around, or tacitly informing your supporters that you and they picked a colossal tit as VP.

At any rate the Weekly Standard has been fantasizing about this for a while now, and I doubt anyone but them seriously thinks Biden might be jettisoned. I'm not sure the Weekly Standard even seriously believes it.
Perhaps. But its hard to not make note of these meetings, given recent events. Cant blame them for speculating, even if they dont believe it. Its too easy to pass up.
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Old 08-16-2012, 08:21 AM
 
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Not when the House is full of children. Jesus Christ (D) could not get a budget passed with that rabble.
The House has no problem with getting things passed.
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