Obama for vice president?
today at 9:21 am
No, not Michelle, as many people are hoping. Instead, her husband, the former president, Barack.
Well, you can’t say that we haven’t entered a different universe, where the unexpected, unprecedented and wacky are on today’s menu.
That Barack Obama should run as Joe Biden’s running mate appeared in a Washington Post column, “Joe Biden’s best ‘running mate’? The president he served.” The contributing columnist Matt Bai suggests that what better way for Biden to “embody” the Obama legacy than have him as Biden’s wing man?
Actually, pushing Obama onto the ticket is something entirely different: An acknowledgment that Biden isn’t up to the job. It’s a measure of Democratic panic that Biden is a lousy candidate. More importantly it’s an acknowledgement that Biden is unfit to be president.
Besides, would Obama accept taking the second chair, even if it’s only for appearances when he would be acting president? No way.
In all honesty, Democrats probably would like to kick Biden off the ticket and replace him with someone they believe is more qualified and winnable. Who that might be, beats me.
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