Obama’s veep vetter quits


That was quick. I guess they learned from the Wright thing. No-Drama-Obama doesn’t want distractions. And only yesterday he was calling criticism of Jim Johnson — who apparently got privileged low-interest mortgages while head of federal mortgage giant Fannie Mae — as nothing more than a “political game.”

Just landed in my inbox:

“Jim did not want to distract in any way from the very important task of gathering information about my vice presidential nominee, so he has made a decision to step aside that I accept.  We have a very good selection process underway, and I am confident that it will produce a number of highly qualified candidates for me to choose from in the weeks ahead.  I remain grateful to Jim for his service and his efforts in this process,” said Barack Obama.

Over to you, Caroline Kennedy.

Oh yeah — and the guy who was starting to look like he was Most Likely to be Obama’s veep, has said no way.


Obama’s veep vetter quits

  1. actually, this id how they get their name in circ, by denying they are interested; expect him to be on many many tv shows expressing his love of obama but his greater love for ohio.

  2. When did we start believing the Germans? Racist jokes are over, in my opinion Hillary has allienated too many people to be veep.

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