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September 10, 2008

Joe Biden: Hillary is as Qualified or More Qualified Than I Am to be Vice President
Update: Vid Added!

But Joe -- is she clean and articulate? I mean, boy howdee, can you imagine if we had a clean articulate woman who wasn't a pig running for vice president?

The Joe Biden/Eagleton Scenario countdown begins!

Even Joe Biden is now pushing for it.

He wants to spend more time with his family, you know.

“Make no mistake about this, Hillary Clinton is as qualified or more qualified than I am to be vice president of the United States of America. Let’s get that straight,” Biden said testily when a voter told Biden he was glad the Delaware senator had been chosen and not Clinton.

“She’s a truly close personal friend and she is qualified to be President of the United States of America, she’s easily qualified to be Vice President of the United States of America and quite frankly it might have been a better pick than me,” he continued.

"I mean that sincerely, she’s first rate.”

Although I've been joking about this, I'm now thinking it's not only possible, but under active serious consideration: Joe Biden might actually be dropped from the ticket with a Torricelli swap-out for Hillary.

Incidentally, if people could vote for a Vice President independent of their presidential choice, Palin beats Biden 53-44.

Which frankly surprises me. I would expect 60-40. But then, that would require perfect candor in polling, which I doubt we have.

Via Hot Air's headlines.

Good Point... Barack Obama's judgment was that Joe Biden was the best possible vice presidential candidate.

Joe Biden says he's wrong.

This was Obama's first major decision as a would-be president.

He got it wrong.

As Allah says: The number of people who don't recognize Hillary as a stronger choice than Biden stands at exactly one. The One, of course.

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