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August 22, 2008

Obama Never Vetted Hillary For VP?

PUMAs! Attack!

There’s one Democrat who would seem to have little or no chance of being picked by Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) to be his running mate – his former opponent, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.).

But it’s not for the reason you think.

Obama has often said, most recently on NBC’s “Meet the Press” on July 27, that Clinton “would be on anybody’s short list.”

But apparently not his.

“She was never vetted,” a Democratic official reported. “She was not asked for a single piece of paper. She and Senator Obama have never had a single conversation about it. How would he know if she’d take it?”

Allah can't imagine it's true and thinks it's either part of the most elaborate head fake ever or a poison pill from a jilted Hillary.

Me? I think Obama is both dumb and arrogant enough to do just this. He hasn't exactly kept his promise about helping retire her debt, has he? And totally blowing Hillary off is one way to say, 'this is my party I'll do what I want, do what I want'.

Meanwhile a new name has popped up in the 'The Other One' sweepstakes...
Texas Congressman Chet Edwards.

Edwards, a nine-term congressman from Corpus Christi who serves on the House Appropriations and Budget committees, is a favorite of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who went on ABC’s “This Week” and said, “I hope he will be the nominee.”

What's their slogan going to be? Obama And The Edwards Without A Love Child!

More: In the comments Brad asks what PUMA means...People United Means Action. It's an actual PAC. Some hardcore Obama opponents also refer to it as Party Unity My Ass.

Needless to say, they are my favorite Democrats and I hope they show up loud and proud in Denver next week.


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