This doesn't surprise me at all. I never thought Webb wanted to leave VA. Nor did I think Obama needed a VA guy to win the state. On the other hand, taking Evan Bayh might give him Indiana and would serve a similar problem with the need for experience on his ticket. I'm not that big a fan of Bayh, but he's still the most likely Veep in my mind.Originally Posted by Jim Webb
Well he would be a wonderful running mate.. however I can certainly respect his decision and reasons.
oh my god! did you hear? Alex Rodriguez left a floater and didn't do a double flush!!! someone alert the media this must be news!
What is there to watch? It's going to be Hillary. We all know this. If you argure otherwise remember this post when it happens.
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Webb was my first pick. Not a fan of Bayh and he couldn't deliver Indiana for Hillary. Hillary? she wants it and would take it if offered but she comes with an 800# gorilla around her neck. Rendel, like Webb has said he's not interested.
Who's left? Sam Nunn would provide geographical and political balance. Feingold would fire up the liberal base of the party. Gov. Sebelius offers geographical balance and is a woman, if I spelled her name correctly.
I have no idea who Obama will select as VP. He really hasn't given much of a clue to his thinking but has been complimentary to every name in the VP hat.
Biden is my #1 choice. (I supported him until he decided to call it quits.)
Colts ~ 14-2
Not to mention, Jim Webb is kind of a doofus.
Good thing you're not Obama...because Biden would say something stupid, and cost Obama a lot of votes.Biden is my #1 choice
As far as I'm concerned, it's Hillary. There's no way it isn't Hillary. Obama has trouble with the blue collar white vote, and Hillary can help with that.
yeah Biden would be a terribl choice. So would Feingold. I understand the confusion, but Obama's running as a democrat not communist.
It's a shame (for Obama) that Rendell ruled it out. He'd bring invaluable experience and knowledge Obama lacks due to overall inexperience
"Compromise, hell! That's what has happened to us all down the line -- and that's the very cause of our woes. If freedom is right and tyranny is wrong, why should those who believe in freedom treat it as if it were a roll of bologna to be bartered a slice at a time?"
RIP Jesse Helms
As far as I'm concerned, it's Hillary. There's no way it isn't Hillary. Obama has trouble with the blue collar white vote, and Hillary can help with that.[/QUOTE]
I'm ruling out Hilary. The principles of the Obama campaign are unity, that means with the right and the GOP, so she would definetly give fuel to the fire of the right and I don't feel there is any way his campaign will go that route. I see Obama picking the govenor of a traditionally Red state as his running mate. I belive the Gov of MT, Schwietizer, is his name, will emerge as the VP choice for Obama, but even that brings up experience issues. I wish it would be Biden, but i feel the campaign feels much the same as the others who already posted here would. If somehow the Obama Campaign could get Bloomberg, it would be a slam dunk (i just don't see that happening)
Obama's principles aren't unity. That's a talking point of his. But he's a pretty far left guy, with pretty one sided views. He's not exactly a centrist.The principles of the Obama campaign are unity, that means with the right and the GOP