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20. "Indiana is competitive and winnable for us" It's a good geoghraphical point to campaign.
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But South Bend is a nice geographical point between Illinois and Ohio, and just south of the Michigan line.

Obama communications stretegist Robert Gibbs says all that should be taken from it is that "Indiana is competitive and winnable for us," he said.
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  -It's Bayh! Obama Picks Bayh for VP!!! rhombus  Aug-02-08 05:27 PM   #0 
  - Got a source/link?  danagsk8   Aug-02-08 05:28 PM   #1 
  - Mods: Link or lock please.  Occam Bandage   Aug-02-08 05:29 PM   #2 
  - Nah, it's just speculation. And maybe he's right, we don't know.  CTyankee   Aug-02-08 05:55 PM   #34 
     - Doesn't read like speculation at all. OP is bullshitting us.  Occam Bandage   Aug-02-08 10:55 PM   #110 
  - It's Bullshit! Obama's VP being Bayh is Bullshit!!!  IWantAnyDem   Aug-02-08 05:29 PM   #3 
  - Sure  ccharles000   Aug-02-08 05:29 PM   #4 
  - bye  JoeIsOneOfUs   Aug-02-08 05:30 PM   #5 
  - Ha! nt  babylonsister   Aug-02-08 05:31 PM   #8 
  - bye bayh?  the other one   Aug-02-08 05:31 PM   #9 
  - Bye  elleng   Aug-02-08 08:34 PM   #79 
  - Doubt it  the other one   Aug-02-08 05:30 PM   #6 
  - there are 4 exclamation points in the OP. true, ipso facto.  ulysses   Aug-02-08 05:32 PM   #11 
     - Nope!  ZombyWoof   Aug-02-08 05:39 PM   #21 
        - "elevens! I win!11!1!"  ulysses   Aug-02-08 05:45 PM   #23 
  - Obama stated, you'll know who I choose as VP. when you here it from me"  Imagevision   Aug-02-08 05:31 PM   #7 
  - why is that so hard for people to believe? nt  JoeIsOneOfUs   Aug-02-08 05:34 PM   #15 
  - LOL, they all say that. That's nothing original.  hiaasenrocks   Aug-02-08 06:27 PM   #52 
  - NTSA....  BlooInBloo   Aug-02-08 05:32 PM   #10 
  - ROLF!  Phx_Dem   Aug-02-08 06:09 PM   #46 
  - right, like the MO visit had to mean Kaine or McCaskill...  JoeIsOneOfUs   Aug-02-08 05:33 PM   #12 
  - Nahhh, I doubt if its Bayh....Its Keith Olbermann......  opihimoimoi   Aug-02-08 05:33 PM   #13 
  - Yuk  Joanne98   Aug-02-08 05:34 PM   #14 
  - They can't even spell it right  TrogL   Aug-02-08 05:34 PM   #16 
  - This is hugh!1!!!! I'm series!111!!!!!!!  JTFrog   Aug-02-08 05:35 PM   #17 
  - link for why Bayh  ananda   Aug-02-08 05:37 PM   #18 
  - Could be Tim Roemer, no?  FrenchieCat   Aug-02-08 05:37 PM   #19 
  - That's an interesting suggestion.  nsd   Aug-02-08 05:59 PM   #36 
     - An outsider with National Security Creds from Indiana.  FrenchieCat   Aug-02-08 06:05 PM   #39 
  - "Indiana is competitive and winnable for us" It's a good geoghraphical point to campaign.  pinto   Aug-02-08 05:39 PM   #20 
  - Of course he says that.  Drunken Irishman   Aug-02-08 05:47 PM   #25 
  - I can live with Bayh.  Drunken Irishman   Aug-02-08 05:45 PM   #22 
  - Yes, I have come to grips with the fact that he makes the most sense.  wienerdoggie   Aug-02-08 05:48 PM   #26 
  - Hopefully so.  slick8790   Aug-02-08 05:46 PM   #24 
  - I agree, he's enough to tilt Indiana in Obama's favor.  Drunken Irishman   Aug-02-08 05:49 PM   #27 
  - Bye voted for the war.  FrenchieCat   Aug-02-08 05:50 PM   #30 
     - But the difference is one has come around to realizing the war was a failure  slick8790   Aug-02-08 06:09 PM   #44 
  - Any choice but Clinton makes our victory over McCain less certain.  highplainsdem   Aug-02-08 05:50 PM   # 
  - Did your crystal ball tell you that? nt  PM7nj   Aug-02-08 05:54 PM   #33 
  - Self delete  polmaven   Aug-02-08 06:05 PM   #40 
  - I have to disagree.  polmaven   Aug-02-08 06:08 PM   #43 
  - ENOUGH!  Phx_Dem   Aug-02-08 06:11 PM   #47 
  - If the Hillary hold-outs can't commit to a Democratic candidate...  Blue_Roses   Aug-02-08 07:09 PM   #63 
     - Thanks for saying it!  helderheid   Aug-02-08 08:00 PM   #74 
  - Bayh may be popular, but he won't take IN with him as VP.  tritsofme   Aug-02-08 05:50 PM   #29 
     - IN is barely leaning republican this year as it is  muryan   Aug-02-08 05:52 PM   #32 
     - Wrong.  Drunken Irishman   Aug-02-08 05:57 PM   #35 
     - You're right and these days, even the Democrats here in  kas125   Aug-02-08 06:06 PM   #41 
     - The two most recent IN polls show Obama +1. It's most certainly a tossup.  slick8790   Aug-02-08 06:07 PM   #42 
  - Winning deep red Indiana would be something. Hasn't happened since 1964.  nsd   Aug-02-08 05:49 PM   #28 
  - I think Bayh would be a smart pick. If it helps him get Indiana it will be a great pick. nt  Quixote1818   Aug-02-08 05:51 PM   #31 
  - I Will Be Very Happy  salonghorn70   Aug-02-08 05:59 PM   #37 
  - Why do you like him so much?  dkf   Aug-03-08 05:13 AM   #115 
  - Oh, this sucks, it really does. Bayh is a HORRIBLE senator  kas125   Aug-02-08 06:01 PM   #38 
  - It's just speculation...  PM7nj   Aug-02-08 06:27 PM   #53 
     - Well, I've been thinking about it and I might have changed my mind -  kas125   Aug-02-08 08:40 PM   #80 
  - but... but... but...  mloutre   Aug-02-08 06:09 PM   #45 
  - lol. YOU personally have confirmed it with sources?  ErinBerin84   Aug-02-08 06:13 PM   #48 
  - If Obama doesn't announce next week ...  nsd   Aug-02-08 06:16 PM   #49 
  - Also, Remember His Vacation  salonghorn70   Aug-02-08 06:30 PM   #55 
  - If he picks (yawn) Bayh, I'm changing my primary vote to Hillary. Take that.  davidwparker   Aug-02-08 06:24 PM   #50 
  - Well, I Guess It's All Over (nt)  Dinger   Aug-02-08 06:25 PM   #51 
  - Is MSNBC one of your "reliable sources"?  NYC_SKP   Aug-02-08 06:30 PM   #54 
  - I will accept most of the candidates out there  mvd   Aug-02-08 06:35 PM   #56 
  - Me too. /nt  nsd   Aug-02-08 06:35 PM   #58 
  - If it is Bayh, he won't be a popular choice in this gay household  mrone2   Aug-02-08 06:35 PM   #57 
  - It won't change my vote.  verges   Aug-02-08 06:46 PM   #59 
  - I don't believe  mrone2   Aug-02-08 06:55 PM   #61 
     - We'e talking about the Veep.  verges   Aug-02-08 08:57 PM   #89 
        - I think you downplay the role of the VP too much  mrone2   Aug-02-08 09:29 PM   #97 
           - The only requirement  verges   Aug-02-08 10:45 PM   #107 
              - I live in North Carolina  mrone2   Aug-03-08 07:03 AM   #120 
                 - Which doesn't answer my question.  verges   Aug-03-08 11:00 AM   #121 
                    - I think it is premature to make any decisions  mrone2   Aug-03-08 04:20 PM   #125 
  - "Having been happily married for more than twenty years" - how nice for him to insert that. nt  JoeIsOneOfUs   Aug-02-08 07:15 PM   #66 
     - Exactly, so lets deny an entire segment of the population access to that "happiness"  mrone2   Aug-02-08 07:26 PM   #70 
     - sanctimonious garbage n/t  Skittles   Aug-03-08 04:48 AM   #113 
  - Yuck. Boring old white guy.  undeterred   Aug-02-08 06:48 PM   #60 
  - I just gotta ask - is there something wrong with being a white guy?  Skip Intro   Aug-02-08 06:59 PM   #62 
  - We don't need any more in politics.  undeterred   Aug-02-08 07:23 PM   #68 
     - They? Us? Wtf? Should we limit the number of white people who can serve in office? One more question  Skip Intro   Aug-02-08 07:28 PM   #71 
  - Bayh is 52  salonghorn70   Aug-02-08 07:10 PM   #64 
  - Boring middle-aged white guy. Yuck.  undeterred   Aug-02-08 07:25 PM   #69 
     - So Who Is Your Coice?  salonghorn70   Aug-02-08 07:29 PM   #72 
  - For a VP, being boring isn't a bad thing.  nsd   Aug-02-08 07:13 PM   #65 
  - Congratulations. You win Dumb Posts Of The Day.  brentspeak   Aug-02-08 08:29 PM   #77 
  - You didn't get the reference to This Week-  undeterred   Aug-02-08 08:45 PM   #83 
     - ???  brentspeak   Aug-02-08 08:48 PM   #85 
        - Last week on This Week with George Stephanpoulos  undeterred   Aug-02-08 08:51 PM   #87 
           - I get it  brentspeak   Aug-03-08 06:45 AM   #119 
  - White guy?  thewiseguy   Aug-02-08 10:52 PM   #108 
  - Sure it is.  Elrond Hubbard   Aug-02-08 07:20 PM   #67 
  - IF it's Bayh--IF--I want him to be an attacker  tishaLA   Aug-02-08 07:58 PM   #73 
  - Ha! It's hard to tell if the guy is even AWAKE half the time.  kas125   Aug-02-08 08:43 PM   #81 
  - Wouldn't we lose a Senate seat?  greendog   Aug-02-08 08:06 PM   #75 
  - If it is Bayh, I'll be waiting for the diehards  Harvey Korman   Aug-02-08 08:08 PM   #76 
  - I hope it's not Bayh, but in any case, I certainly won't take a msg board post as confirmation  brentspeak   Aug-02-08 08:32 PM   #78 
  - DEBUNKED.....  NYC_SKP   Aug-02-08 08:43 PM   #82 
  - The OP isn't basing this on the website thing.  nsd   Aug-02-08 09:34 PM   #98 
  - thanks....  NYC_SKP   Aug-02-08 09:45 PM   #103 
     - Next week we will have the pick.  thewiseguy   Aug-02-08 10:54 PM   #109 
  - It's not debunked by what you posted.  Bleachers7   Aug-02-08 10:07 PM   #105 
     - How about...  NYC_SKP   Aug-02-08 10:15 PM   #106 
  - Hope Not.....  bmichaelh   Aug-02-08 08:45 PM   #84 
  - It would be odd if it were Evan Bayh in one respect, namely that he  Old Crusoe   Aug-02-08 08:51 PM   #86 
  - interesting take, Old Crusoe, I hadn't thought of that.  FLDem5   Aug-02-08 09:16 PM   #93 
     - Bayh could make Indiana interesting. I have the testimony of the son of a  Old Crusoe   Aug-02-08 09:22 PM   #95 
  - Yuck! I am not impressed or even enthused about Bayh. n/t  wisteria   Aug-02-08 08:53 PM   #88 
  - I don't like him, but Bayh would be the correct choice.  Phoonzang   Aug-02-08 09:06 PM   #90 
  - That post is sufficient cause to put your dumb ass on Ignore.  burythehatchet   Aug-02-08 09:10 PM   #91 
  - hahahaa!  BlooInBloo   Aug-02-08 09:17 PM   #94 
  - It's not Bayh!1!! Obama Picks not Bayh for VP!!1!1!!  NYC_SKP   Aug-02-08 09:15 PM   #92 
  - Please don't make me cut my wrists.  ocelot   Aug-02-08 09:23 PM   #96 
  - Mark my words...  blondeatlast   Aug-02-08 09:37 PM   #99 
  - So who will it be, blondeatlast? n/t  writes3000   Aug-03-08 05:09 AM   #114 
  - Another trial balloon?  femmocrat   Aug-02-08 09:40 PM   #100 
  - The unknowns about any given veep choice almost outweigh the  Old Crusoe   Aug-02-08 09:40 PM   #101 
  - BINGO ...  Cosmocat   Aug-03-08 06:00 AM   #118 
  - South Bend sucks. nt.  IndianaJones   Aug-02-08 09:41 PM   #102 
  - Nooo!!!! please don't  mystieus   Aug-02-08 09:54 PM   #104 
  - No Sebelius please. She brings nothing to this ticket. Absolutely horrible choice.  thewiseguy   Aug-02-08 10:55 PM   #111 
  - Why are there so many doofus thread titles in DU:P?  WinkyDink   Aug-03-08 04:05 AM   #112 
  - Indiana, Illinois. Senator/Senator.  JNelson6563   Aug-03-08 05:16 AM   #116 
  - Bayh will do just as good a job of defending Obama as Lieberman did for Gore.  dkf   Aug-03-08 05:18 AM   #117 
  - Stop that, Evan! It's unseemly!  A-Schwarzenegger   Aug-03-08 12:17 PM   #122 
  - If he wants someone from Indiana, why not John Mellencamp?  Arnold Judas Rimmer   Aug-03-08 12:24 PM   #123 
  - I swear I just read a similar thread about this in last couple hours  sniffa   Aug-03-08 12:28 PM   #124 
 

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