ę Top Headline Comments 08-20-08 | Main | GOP Convention Speakers List- No Clues On VP Ľ
August 20, 2008

Biden's "I'm Not The Guy" Remark And Lieberman News

Yesterday Joe Biden tried to tamp down speculation that he would not be Obama's VP pick by saying, "I'm not the guy". Many took that to mean, he was not the pick. Turns out that wasn't what Biden meant.

A Biden source told us not to read too much into his "Iím-not-the-guy" statement, saying he was pretending not to be Biden -- rather than stating he wasnít going to be Obamaís VP.

Pretending not to be himself? Oh my, an Obama/Biden ticket would be the best.

Let's face it, we don't want Biden on the Democratic ticket. We NEED him on that ticket.

In other Veepstakes news...Joe Lieberman is now scheduled to speak at the RNC Convention. This confirms what many have speculated for awhile now and it might be the last straw for Democrats to kick him out of his Homeland Security chairmanship. And no, even if he caucuses with Republicans, the Democrats keep control of the Senate thanks to a deal cut when they organized the Senate after the 2006 elections.

Meanwhile, Lieberman is still being floated as a possible running mate for McCain.

As Ace blogged yesterday, he thinks McCain's standing in the polls (which I think it's safe to say is better than just about anyone expected at this point) makes the need to go for the game changing long ball, which a Lieberman selection would represent, unnecessary.

My fear is it will make McCain comfortable and lead him to think he can go with his gut. Let's face it, when faced with a fork in the road, McCain tends to take the one marked "Maverick Way".

I really hope Ace is right.

[Update PA]
AP has declared Lieberman to be a "prick", so I guess that settles it.

...His top contenders are said to include...and Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman, the Democratic vice presidential prick in 2000 who now is an independent...
I found this at Tully's.

digg this
posted by DrewM. at 12:02 PM

| Access Comments

Recent Comments
Ace Tractor Seat Supply [/i]: " Looks like I need to make a big batch of my own ..."

Bruce: "Good Morning! ..."

Bruce: "Nood ..."

NaCly Dog[/i][/b][/s]: "Good morning! Let's smile and be happy and str ..."

Bruce: "A fancy schmancy restaurant in town, puts buerre b ..."

Bruce: "I hate gritty melted butter if you're dipping crab ..."

Krebs v Carnot: Epic Battle of the Cycling Stars (TM) [/b][/i][/s][/u]: "[i] I like my pureed roasted red pepper sauce, wi ..."

Village Idiot's Apprentice [/i]: "So...who get's the new sexual assault allegations ..."

JTB: "761 ... RickZ, That sounds like a great combinatio ..."

Bruce: "Good Morning. Looking at Hey Jackass for the late ..."

Ace Tractor Seat Supply [/i]: "[i]ATS, perhaps use clarified butter? I assume any ..."

Krebs v Carnot: Epic Battle of the Cycling Stars (TM) [/b][/i][/s][/u]: "[i] 762 The moral of the #MeToo story is that pro ..."

Recent Entries

Polls! Polls! Polls!
Frequently Asked Questions
The (Almost) Complete Paul Anka Integrity Kick
Top Top Tens
Greatest Hitjobs

The Ace of Spades HQ Sex-for-Money Skankathon
A D&D Guide to the Democratic Candidates
Margaret Cho: Just Not Funny
More Margaret Cho Abuse
Margaret Cho: Still Not Funny
Iraqi Prisoner Claims He Was Raped... By Woman
Wonkette Announces "Morning Zoo" Format
John Kerry's "Plan" Causes Surrender of Moqtada al-Sadr's Militia
World Muslim Leaders Apologize for Nick Berg's Beheading
Michael Moore Goes on Lunchtime Manhattan Death-Spree
Milestone: Oliver Willis Posts 400th "Fake News Article" Referencing Britney Spears
Liberal Economists Rue a "New Decade of Greed"
Artificial Insouciance: Maureen Dowd's Word Processor Revolts Against Her Numbing Imbecility
Intelligence Officials Eye Blogs for Tips
They Done Found Us Out, Cletus: Intrepid Internet Detective Figures Out Our Master Plan
Shock: Josh Marshall Almost Mentions Sarin Discovery in Iraq
Leather-Clad Biker Freaks Terrorize Australian Town
When Clinton Was President, Torture Was Cool
What Wonkette Means When She Explains What Tina Brown Means
Wonkette's Stand-Up Act
Wankette HQ Gay-Rumors Du Jour
Here's What's Bugging Me: Goose and Slider
My Own Micah Wright Style Confession of Dishonesty
Outraged "Conservatives" React to the FMA
An On-Line Impression of Dennis Miller Having Sex with a Kodiak Bear
The Story the Rightwing Media Refuses to Report!
Our Lunch with David "Glengarry Glen Ross" Mamet
The House of Love: Paul Krugman
A Michael Moore Mystery (TM)
The Dowd-O-Matic!
Liberal Consistency and Other Myths
Kepler's Laws of Liberal Media Bias
John Kerry-- The Splunge! Candidate
"Divisive" Politics & "Attacks on Patriotism" (very long)
The Donkey ("The Raven" parody)
Powered by
Movable Type 2.64