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Is Joe Biden Still on the Obama Ticket for November Elections?

Discussion in 'Politics, philosophy and religion' started by Scarlett, Apr 15, 2012.

  1. Scarlett

    Scarlett Well-Known Member

    Is Joe Biden still Obama's running mate for 2012 (this November)? The only reason I am asking is because I have heard several rumors that Obama is going to be leaving Biden off the ticket and picking a new running mate. Then I saw this website today about pet lovers for the Obama-Biden campaign. It's April and he is still there.

    Has anyone heard if Obama will be picking a new running mate, or if Biden is choosing to step down?
  2. SnarkyOracle!

    SnarkyOracle! Well-Known Member

    I've wondered about this.

    Not that I'm a huge fan, but Hillary would be fun.
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  3. Daniel Avery

    Daniel Avery Knots Landing Forum Moderator Staff Member

    Biden does tend to be quite the Gaffe Machine, but my guess is that Obama will keep him on the ticket anyway.
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  4. Garrison

    Garrison Moderator

    time and time again research proves that VP candidates are essentially irrelevant. Palin couldn't bring up McCain's approval ratings with women, for example, while Dan Quayle never actively hurt George Bush. Biden is just there because he's safe and can act as an attack dog, allowing Obama to act above it all. He's more valuable than Hillary would be because the Republicans are toxic with women right now and there is nothing Romney can do to combat that without also alienating the base... he needs a conservative, Southern veep candidate anyway and the most likely choice is Bob McDonell, who supported a vaginal probe clause earlier this year.

    Essentially, the race is already over.
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  5. Scarlett

    Scarlett Well-Known Member

    I just that ditching Biden would be a good way for Obama to get a fresh start and possibly win over some of the nay-sayers who have written him off. It would have been very convenient for him to blame part of his term in office on Biden and promise a new future with someone else as his VP.
  6. minx

    minx Well-Known Member

    She really would.


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  7. SnarkyOracle!

    SnarkyOracle! Well-Known Member

    I like a good hopped up lesbian.
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  8. Tessie

    Tessie Well-Known Member

    I read a rumor ages ago that Hillary and Biden would switch jobs. Hasn't happened yet.
  9. Daniel Avery

    Daniel Avery Knots Landing Forum Moderator Staff Member

    The idea of Joe Biden conducting our foreign policy scares the be-jesus out of me. At least VP's can't cause too much damage.
  10. Garrison

    Garrison Moderator

    Bidden has more foreign policy experience than Hilary, even including her 3 years as Secretary of State.

    The only plus side of a Romney win would be Huntsman running the State Department. But then I have a feeling Obama might appoint him anyway
  11. vaughnleland

    vaughnleland Well-Known Member

    i am a big fan of Biden...he pulls no punches.
  12. CarlD

    CarlD Well-Known Member

    Don't think it matters who's on the ticket with Obama, it won't sway folks to vote or not to vote for him.

    They'll look at their own financial situation, gas $$, the unemployment rate, etc to decide (hopefully).
  13. Scarlett

    Scarlett Well-Known Member

    I disagree. If Obama wants to change his image in a hurry or get more people talking about his campaign he can do a major overhaul.
  14. vaughnleland

    vaughnleland Well-Known Member

    and hopefully decide not to switch to a republican..since the republicans got us in this mess to begin with. Its taking Oama and the Dems all they have to pull us out of bush's mess.
  15. Scarlett

    Scarlett Well-Known Member

    What if he chose a more conservative liberal to appease the right (or the more liberal right)? He'd have a better shot of beating Romney (who seems like the GOP candidate).
  16. vaughnleland

    vaughnleland Well-Known Member

    Obama is too middle of the road the way it is..he needs to get all F.D.R. on the G.O.P.'s ass.

    Romney is actually closer in his politics to Obama than his is to say, Cheney.
  17. SnarkyOracle!

    SnarkyOracle! Well-Known Member


    Now if they could just get those teabaggers out of Congress so Obama can go all F.D.R.
  18. CarlD

    CarlD Well-Known Member

    The mess in 2008, partially correct, but NOT the mess we're in today.

    Record gas $$, record low home values, unemployment over 8 % for years, obamacare (which is costing us ALL $$, and hasn't created 1 of the 4 million jobs Pelosi said it would).

    No doubt many Democrats blame Bush for everything, hopefully the independent voters (who will decide the election) are smarter than that. ;)

    George Zimmerman ,,,,,,,, a hispanic, registered Democrat
  19. Scarlett

    Scarlett Well-Known Member

    Once again, here's the guy who promised hope and postive change (Obama) and for many that has yet to happen.
  20. SnarkyOracle!

    SnarkyOracle! Well-Known Member

    The shit he was left isn't flushed out very quickly.

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