Clinton-Obama Meeting Stirs VP Rumors
Rumors are spreading today as Sens. Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama are holding a not-so secret meeting.
So far, no one in the know has revealed what the two are discussing. However, we have New York Senator Charles Schumer, a
Then we have
In fact, tomorrow
It has already been discussed how an Obama-Clinton ticket could hurt the presumed Democratic presidential nominee. But it has been mentioned that one of the key things that could help the
Whatever experiences Hillary Clinton has, it’s her supporter base that will be more beneficial to Obama. And it’s something that he is surely considering.
Granted, Clinton has also served on many committees while as senator of New York, such as Committee on Armed Services, Committee on Budget and Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, just to name a few. And she is also a commissioner of the Commission on Security and Cooperation in
So those credentials might be useful as well for Obama. However, she seemingly does not have the great number of years behind her as an elected official and just as important,
Yes, Obama has gone overseas as a
After all, educated voters do look at what the vice presidential nominee can bring to the table.
However, if Obama only cares about winning the race, then he might very well bring Clinton on as vice president and use her supporters only as a giant stepping stone to the White House. Once there, he can have his pick of the best political and international advisors. But it’s hard to imagine
And let’s pretend that they will make an announcement tomorrow about a joint union, then that gives them a big jump start in their campaign against GOP presumed nominee John McCain, who has not announced his own vice president as of yet.
With politics, you never know what’s going to happen next, but rumors do make things more interesting before anything is official.