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Obama has selected his running mate

According to news reports Barack Obama has selected his running mate.  Typically  the VP slot has been a perfunctory post without much fanfare, but this election the VP is viewed as a critical selection.  Not only is  it a litmus test for Barack’s judgment but the VP may serve to get Barack elected. 

Article:Barack chooses Vice Presidential running mate

According to the latest polls, Barack is losing more of his democratic constituency because they prefer Hillary as a VP.  She appears to be the unlikely choice for a number of reasons.  I have tried to come up with a pick that would shore up support for Barack amongst white blue collar democrats and can’t think of one other than Bill Clinton.  So your guess is as good as mine.  Who do you think it will be?

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August 22, 2008 - Posted by | Black Experience, Education, power politics

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