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Obama Says He Will Not Accept VP Spot
LA Times ^ | 3-8-08 | Andrew Malcom

Posted on 03/08/2008 1:13:09 PM PST by Anti-Hillary

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1 posted on 03/08/2008 1:13:10 PM PST by Anti-Hillary
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To: Anti-Hillary

He’s lying. He’d take it in a heartbeat.


2 posted on 03/08/2008 1:14:18 PM PST by kinoxi
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To: Anti-Hillary

Yeah, well this is the same B. Huseein who swore up and down that he would not ever run for President until after he completed his, still uncompleted, first Senate term.


3 posted on 03/08/2008 1:15:22 PM PST by Obadiah
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To: Anti-Hillary
This is going to be sooooo good.

An American Expat in Southeast Asia

4 posted on 03/08/2008 1:15:55 PM PST by expatguy ("An American Expat in Southeast Asia" - New & Improved - Now with Search)
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To: Anti-Hillary
He is not stupid enough to even entertain having to deal with her and her HINO. Talk about a road to political and/or physical oblivion - That is it.
5 posted on 03/08/2008 1:16:02 PM PST by TCats (The Clintons Are Not Just Wrong - They Are Certifiable AND Dangerous! See my Page)
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To: kinoxi
He’s lying. He’d take it in a heartbeat.

I don't think he's lying. Why would any sane person want to be Hillary's vice-president? Hillary is an arrogant witch for stating the idea that way.

Maybe SHE would be the one needing a VP spot.

6 posted on 03/08/2008 1:16:31 PM PST by madison10
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To: Anti-Hillary

“The flag is up!”


7 posted on 03/08/2008 1:16:36 PM PST by BenLurkin
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To: Anti-Hillary
“The fly 9n the ointment... the monkey in the wrench...”
8 posted on 03/08/2008 1:16:36 PM PST by johnny7
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To: kinoxi

No Michelle won’t accept it !


9 posted on 03/08/2008 1:16:40 PM PST by traumer
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To: Anti-Hillary

“Well, you know, I think it’s premature. You won’t see me as a vice presidential candidate — you know, I’m running for president. We have won twice as many states as Senator Clinton, and have a higher popular vote, and I think we can maintain our delegate count.”

Parse it carefully. He doesn’t say he won’t accept the vice presidency. He says it’s premature. He says he’s running for president. He says he’s ahead of hillary in the popular vote and number of states. He says he has more delegates than she does and thinks he can maintain that.

He does NOT say he will never accept a VP slot.


10 posted on 03/08/2008 1:17:14 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: kinoxi

I’m not so sure about that. Although, for strategy he has to say he won’t take it.

Also, I wouldn’t put it past Billary to choose someone else if this ploy helps her get the nomination. What Billary says in a campaign has no bearing on what they really will do.


11 posted on 03/08/2008 1:17:59 PM PST by Aria (NO RAPIST ENABLER FOR PRESIDENT!!!)
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To: kinoxi

Agreed. He’d take it because the party would press him for it, as a shot at 16 years in power.

However, he is beating her, and polls still show him the stronger candidate. Sen. Clinton will be begging him for the slot.


12 posted on 03/08/2008 1:18:09 PM PST by Wiseghy ("You want to break this army? Then break your word to it.")
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To: kinoxi

“He’s lying. He’d take it in a heartbeat.”

I don’t think so. It would be a big mistake for him.


13 posted on 03/08/2008 1:18:50 PM PST by ought-six
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To: kinoxi
Not so sure. I don't think this guy wants to tie his political future to the Clintoons.

Have you read the entire recent New Yorker piece, where Michelle O is quoted as saying, in reference to Bill, that she, “wants to scratch his eyes out”.

14 posted on 03/08/2008 1:19:00 PM PST by Anti-Hillary (Lest anyone forgot, WE ARE AT WAR!!!!! NOW IS NOT THE TIME IN HISTORY TO TEACH THE PARTY A LESSON!!)
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To: kinoxi

He’s lying. He’d take it in a heartbeat.”

I don’t think so. I think Hillary would have a hard time finding anyone who would turn their back on Billary in a dark hallway.


15 posted on 03/08/2008 1:19:14 PM PST by ridesthemiles
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To: Anti-Hillary
And such a perfect Dem couple..........


16 posted on 03/08/2008 1:20:04 PM PST by umgud
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To: madison10

Anybody who would put Hillary in the VP spot behind them has a death wish.


17 posted on 03/08/2008 1:20:15 PM PST by AnAmericanMother ((Ministrix of Ye Chase, TTGC Ladies' Auxiliary (recess appointment)))
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To: Anti-Hillary

He prefers “messiah” to his many cult members


18 posted on 03/08/2008 1:20:18 PM PST by F15Eagle (1Tim 1:4; Gal 1:6-10; 1Cor 2:2; Matthew 22:30; Mark 12:25; Luke 20:34-35; 2Thess 2:11; Jude 1:3)
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To: Obadiah

The VP position under Hillary will be the end of anyones political career. He’s smarter than I thought he was.


19 posted on 03/08/2008 1:20:37 PM PST by kempo (H)
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To: Anti-Hillary
Sorry McCain. You should have run with Kerry when you had the chance.

(...think it through, folks.)

Cheers!

20 posted on 03/08/2008 1:20:42 PM PST by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: Anti-Hillary

HMMM lets see, VP or COMMUNITY ORGANIZER, round and round it goes where it stops no one knows. I know ask your spiritual advisor Oprah and her new age friends I’m sure they can whip out the ol crystal ball and give you a view of the future. Wizards and whiners


21 posted on 03/08/2008 1:20:50 PM PST by ronnie raygun (Id rather be hunting with dick than driving with ted)
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To: kinoxi

who would want to fight Bill Clinton for the last bagel every morning?


22 posted on 03/08/2008 1:21:09 PM PST by angkor
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To: kinoxi
He’s lying. He’d take it in a heartbeat.

If Obama accepted the Beast's offer to be VP, his supporters would look at it as the biggest sell-out in the history of politics.

He's young. He has lots of races ahead if he doen't win this one. He doesn't need to play second-fiddle to Hillary.

23 posted on 03/08/2008 1:21:23 PM PST by JennysCool (They all say they want change, but they’re really after folding money.)
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To: Anti-Hillary
in reference to Bill, that she, “wants to scratch his eyes out”.

people do strange things after landing in bed together...

24 posted on 03/08/2008 1:21:43 PM PST by bill1952 (I will vote for McCain if he resigns his Senate seat before this election.)
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To: AnAmericanMother
Anybody who would put Hillary in the VP spot behind them has a death wish.

Which is why I get a chill when folks compare them being on the same ticket with JFK and LBJ.

25 posted on 03/08/2008 1:22:26 PM PST by mainepatsfan
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To: Cicero
He phrased that with consummate skill indeed.
26 posted on 03/08/2008 1:23:19 PM PST by bill1952 (I will vote for McCain if he resigns his Senate seat before this election.)
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To: JennysCool

Not to mention the mischief he could cause her by staying in the senate.


27 posted on 03/08/2008 1:23:46 PM PST by mainepatsfan
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To: AnAmericanMother

True. Hillary would not be someone I’d want to work near, or for. (not totally hooked on McCain either for the Graciousness Award)


28 posted on 03/08/2008 1:24:03 PM PST by madison10
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To: Aria

i don’t think Obama is so stupid as to forgo $5 to $15 million annual income for 4 years, while dealing Bill Clinton’s latest faux pas or undermining the VP office for 1,460 days nonstop.


29 posted on 03/08/2008 1:24:40 PM PST by angkor
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To: madison10

Under Hillary it would be a Vice President in name only, her husband would be the unelected vice president.


30 posted on 03/08/2008 1:24:41 PM PST by pennboricua
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To: madison10

I think McCain has a rotten temper and is a bit loopy, but at least there is not a Mysterious Deaths list associated with him . . . .


31 posted on 03/08/2008 1:24:53 PM PST by AnAmericanMother ((Ministrix of Ye Chase, TTGC Ladies' Auxiliary (recess appointment)))
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To: Cicero

What if Hillary wins the nom and Mc Lain Picks Obama


32 posted on 03/08/2008 1:29:19 PM PST by al baby (Hi mom)
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To: Cicero

Exactly. He’d be an idiot to say, at this point, Yes I would accept being second fiddle to Hillary. That would be a diminishing statement to make, at a point where he is ahead in the race. He did not see he would not accept the VP slot ever — he just said it’s premature to talk about that now. Nothing else to see here, folks, move along.


33 posted on 03/08/2008 1:30:07 PM PST by RepublitarianRoger2
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To: Anti-Hillary
If Hillary does not get the nomination.. her supporters will vote for McCain over Obama. Now that Obama says he will not be VP to Hillary.. and it is unlikely Hillary will be asked to be VP for Obama.. the Rhino will be in and the Rats will be out! A Victory without Celebration...
34 posted on 03/08/2008 1:30:08 PM PST by divine_moment_of_facts
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To: RepublitarianRoger2

Bleh, I can’t type today.
“He did not SAY he...”


35 posted on 03/08/2008 1:31:00 PM PST by RepublitarianRoger2
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To: kinoxi
He’s lying. He’d take it in a heartbeat

Wht? I can think of no job less relevant than VP in a dual Clinton Whitehouse. He'd probably be put in charge of maintaining Bill's humidor.

36 posted on 03/08/2008 1:33:22 PM PST by TheRightGuy (ERROR CODE 018974523: Random Tagline Compiler Failure)
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He has no relevant experience to even be considered as President. Everyone was surprised by him. He’d take a VP spot in a heartbeat. IMO.


37 posted on 03/08/2008 1:37:43 PM PST by kinoxi
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To: Anti-Hillary

Like who cares.


38 posted on 03/08/2008 1:43:08 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote.)
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To: madison10
Maybe SHE would be the one needing a VP spot.

I think O'bama would rather stand in front of Michael Moore at a Dunkin' Donuts line than stand between HRC and the Oval Office.

39 posted on 03/08/2008 1:44:26 PM PST by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: kinoxi

He is not lying.

The headline should have read:

The woman who wears the pants in his family will not allow
her husband, Barack Obama, to play second fiddle to the woman who wears the pants in the Clinton family.

Get prepared. We are going to be the gleeful witnesses to the best cat fight in history before all is said and done.


40 posted on 03/08/2008 1:48:26 PM PST by Matchett-PI (Lead, follow, or get out of the way.)
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To: Matchett-PI

This run is stepping stone. It gets his name out.


41 posted on 03/08/2008 1:49:52 PM PST by kinoxi
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To: al baby
What if Hillary wins the nom and Mc Lain Picks Obama

Then I will urge hillary to pick Fred.

42 posted on 03/08/2008 1:54:37 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: kinoxi

“He’s lying.”

About being the veep, his real religion, performing oral sex on a guy when he was doing drugs, or all of the above?


43 posted on 03/08/2008 1:59:00 PM PST by Canedawg (Say No to Che Hussein Obama)
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To: Canedawg

I’d comment, but extrapolation on that statement is sick.


44 posted on 03/08/2008 2:01:14 PM PST by kinoxi
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To: madison10
Just why should HE settle for # 2? He has more delegates than she does.

Looks like a classic example of the white man trying to keep a brother down!

It would be suicide to take her on as VP. She'd drag him down at the polls, and would get him whacked later if they won.

45 posted on 03/08/2008 2:01:33 PM PST by Slump Tester (Only CINOs and democRATs knowingly and willingly vote for RINOs!)
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To: Anti-Hillary

Well, let’s not rush to judgment.If O’Bambino takes the VP spot, let’s wait for Rush to tell us whether or not we should vote for the Hillarious/Bambino ticket.


46 posted on 03/08/2008 2:06:12 PM PST by Revolting cat! (We all need someone we can bleed on...)
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To: Matchett-PI

You have nailed it!!! Michelle who wants to “scratch Bill’s eyes out” will never let her man be relegated to second fiddle.

Wait until the black community calls the HillBilly’s racist for making a black man take second place. This thing is going to spin out of control real fast!


47 posted on 03/08/2008 2:06:27 PM PST by Anti-Hillary (Lest anyone forgot, WE ARE AT WAR!!!!! NOW IS NOT THE TIME IN HISTORY TO TEACH THE PARTY A LESSON!!)
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To: kinoxi

This is standard Clinton tactics. Bill Clinton said earlier today that a Clinton-Obama ticket would be hard to beat. They are trying to appeal to the super delegates and the voters that you can nominate Hillary and get Obama as a twofer. The only problem is that Hillary is trailing in delegates and the popular vote.


48 posted on 03/08/2008 2:08:42 PM PST by kabar
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To: kinoxi

Nice of Hillary to offer Obama the VP spot when she isn’t even going to be the nominee.


49 posted on 03/08/2008 2:10:49 PM PST by Contra
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To: kinoxi

I don’t think so. Can you imagine working for Bill and Hill? No one is that stupid.


50 posted on 03/08/2008 2:13:41 PM PST by BunnySlippers (Buy a Mac ...)
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