We haven’t seen too much of Vice President Joe Biden during the campaign season. My goodness, it appears that the Obama campaign may be trying to keep the gaffetastic VP under wraps. Why else would “Middle Class Joe” be spending so much time on vacation in the months leading up to a big election?
Joe Biden is taking another week off.
According to his official White House schedule, “The Vice President and Dr. Jill Biden will be in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. There are no public events scheduled.” Just one month ago, Biden and his wife, Dr. Jill Biden, took the week of July 4 to vacation. That vacation was also spent at Rehoboth Beach, Delaware.
Biden’s second week-long vacation in as many months is likely to fuel speculation that President Barack Obama is considering dropping the veteran politician from the ticket this election. Biden’s frequent errors and gaffes in office and on the campaign trail have been the source of much consternation for the Obama administration, and have resulted in strong calls for Biden to be dropped from the ticket.
The decision of whether Biden will again be nominated to be Obama’s vice president has not been made official, though Democratic officials have so far been quick to shut down any such rumors that he might be dropped. (Read More)
Who else do they have? Hillary Clinton is the only name I’ve heard that’s been floated around, and I haven’t seen that she’s that keen on the idea of being VP. Romney has at least half a dozen names on his short list. Can you think of half a dozen Democrats that wouldn’t be toxic to the Obama campaign? They’re all awful. They may play well in their own states, but nationally there aren’t too many Democrats out there who could swing the all-important independent voters in swing states. I could be wrong, but I think they’re stuck with crazy Uncle Joe.
Temple of MUT linked – thanks!