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Joe BidenCongratulations to our presumptive Democratic nominee, Joe Biden!

Response to Polybius (Original post)

Sun Aug 18, 2019, 12:39 PM

3. A lot of the current candidates could be excellent running mates, but

 

choosing a senator would mean an open senate seat, which might be vulnerable. My dream scenario is that somehow Amy Klobuchar gets picked or she is later appointed AG, which means the governor could appoint Al Franken to her vacant position, but that's all kind of unlikely. It all depends on who can add the most to the ticket and is best qualified to take over the presidency if that became necessary. Many of the presidential candidates could qualify, but there are others out there who could as well. Who knows? Hillary picked Tim Kaine (a choice I didn't agree with, but who cares what I think) because there wasn't a huge field of competing candidates - besides Bernie there was just Lincoln Chafee, Jim Webb, Lawrence Lessig and Martin O'Malley. O'Malley would have been better IMO, but it's hard to know whether a running mate can actually change an election.
If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden

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