Welcome to DU! The truly grassroots left-of-center political community where regular people, not algorithms, drive the discussions and set the standards. Join the community: Create a free account Support DU (and get rid of ads!): Become a Star Member Latest Breaking News General Discussion The DU Lounge All Forums Issue Forums Culture Forums Alliance Forums Region Forums Support Forums Help & Search

2016 Postmortem

Showing Original Post only (View all)

Renew Deal

(81,948 posts)
Wed Oct 14, 2015, 12:39 PM Oct 2015

Did O'Malley perform well enough in the debate to be considered for VP? [View all]

14 votes, 0 passes | Time left: Unlimited
11 (79%)
3 (21%)
Not Sure
0 (0%)
Show usernames
Disclaimer: This is an Internet poll
42 replies = new reply since forum marked as read
Highlight: NoneDon't highlight anything 5 newestHighlight 5 most recent replies
Really liked him but, they can't be all northerners. Sad but true. bettyellen Oct 2015 #1
that is important restorefreedom Oct 2015 #5
hate that this is true, but we see the bias all the time. anti- NE intellectual bullshit, LOL. bettyellen Oct 2015 #11
Not just that. VPs are supposed to win their region for the ticket. Hortensis Oct 2015 #12
yes, it's always a geographically strategic pic. bettyellen Oct 2015 #20
It wasn't with Biden, though. Vattel Oct 2015 #24
Well they covered two regions, the midwest and the east. I just don't think Dems could afford bettyellen Oct 2015 #26
I guess you are right: Biden did expand the geographical reach of the ticket. Vattel Oct 2015 #28
You're right that this usually means North and South though. I can't even remember who else was bettyellen Oct 2015 #31
Biden was from a big population Eastern state and popular there. nt Todays_Illusion Oct 2015 #32
Delaware is a big population state? TheKentuckian Oct 2015 #37
My mistake, I apologize. Todays_Illusion Oct 2015 #42
i also like warren and ellison restorefreedom Oct 2015 #17
Maryland isn't "northern"...it's border South. Ken Burch Oct 2015 #33
It's in the south of the North, yes. But North. bettyellen Oct 2015 #35
I don't think that matters so much anymore. Arugula Latte Oct 2015 #36
Here's a crazy idea- you've got something like 12 million registered Democrats on the West Coast. Warren DeMontague Oct 2015 #38
Weren't Bill Clinton and Al Gore both Southerners? (nt) Nye Bevan Oct 2015 #39
I think that's his intent now Scootaloo Oct 2015 #2
He has been the one I have wanted for VP for a long time. Kalidurga Oct 2015 #3
I replied Not Sure because it's such an important lovemydog Oct 2015 #4
Though he performed well, performance will not be a factor. Agnosticsherbet Oct 2015 #6
Maybe an activist nobody's heard of. That would be interesting. Ken Burch Oct 2015 #34
I think so. brush Oct 2015 #7
Warren on the ticket is also problematic for Clinton or Sanders magical thyme Oct 2015 #18
Yes, I think he did. nt ChisolmTrailDem Oct 2015 #8
I think Hillary would choose someone else, frankly. MineralMan Oct 2015 #9
omalley doubled down on his broken windows policy questionseverything Oct 2015 #10
Martin O’Malley Calls For More Restrictions on NSA Surveillance. elleng Oct 2015 #16
from that link questionseverything Oct 2015 #19
and he falsely claimed that arrests peaked in 2003 so that he could pretend he reduced Vattel Oct 2015 #25
Based solely on his performance Yes, but I voted No Persondem Oct 2015 #13
He's been considered for VP here at DU for way too long; elleng Oct 2015 #14
Agreed, but I like my Governor. Xyzse Oct 2015 #15
I don't understand how he adds any value to the Hillary ticket. tritsofme Oct 2015 #21
Decent performance, but I don't see him really bringing a ton of impact bullwinkle428 Oct 2015 #22
He adds nothing. taught_me_patience Oct 2015 #23
Biden added nothing electorally to the 2008 ticket. Tommy_Carcetti Oct 2015 #41
The very existence of this thread demonstrates that he did not perform well enough KamaAina Oct 2015 #27
Mr O'Malley was fine in the debate workinclasszero Oct 2015 #29
He'll be considered. And then not chosen. onenote Oct 2015 #30
Yes, but I think it's highly likely that the VP choice will be African American (nt) Nye Bevan Oct 2015 #40
Latest Discussions»Retired Forums»2016 Postmortem»Did O'Malley perform well...»Reply #0