Patterico's Pontifications

8/19/2008

Obama’s VP Pick…

Filed under: 2008 Election — Justin Levine @ 4:30 pm

[posted by Justin Levine]

Will almost certainly be [Delaware Senator] Joe Biden – and will almost certainly be announced Thursday.

Howard Fineman has convinced me.  I have to admit, it is probably the best choice that Obama could make going up against McCain.

If you think that derailing a Presidential contest based on past charges of plagiarism is somehow going to work, think again. I didn’t even think it was that big a deal when Biden decided to drop out of the race over it in 1988. Embarrassing, yes – but a recoverable mistake even then. Twenty years later? A total non-issue.  On to the substantive issues…

- Justin Levine

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