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Kerry For Vice President?
WBZTV ^ | 8/15/08 | John Keller

Posted on 08/15/2008 2:08:33 PM PDT by pissant

Barack Obama has yet to name a vice presidential nominee and some are wondering if he might turn to Massachusetts to round out the ticket.

John Kerry for vice president?

Don't dismiss the notion just yet.

Some political insiders are telling WBZ it could happen.

So why would Obama reach out to Kerry as his choice?

Kerry brings more money and name recognition to the table than any other name on the Obama list so far. Americans do tend to love a comeback kid and this would be the most amazing political comeback since Richard Nixon came back from the dead forty years ago.

"I'm not looking for any new job, I'm running for re-election," Kerry told WBZ last week.

Asked about the V.P. buzz, his press secretary told WBZ in a statement Thursday night:

"If I was bi-lingual, I'd say no in multiple languages. The only job John Kerry is running for, contemplating, or considering is the one he already has."

If you're laughing off the idea of Kerry back on the national ticket again, I don't blame you. While he came close four years ago, his campaign was widely derided as, to put it politely, clumsy.

But consider some reasons why Obama might now turn to Kerry as a running mate.

Polls show many voters question Obama's foreign policy credentials to be a wartime president. As a decorated veteran and longtime member of the senate foreign relations committee, Kerry could fill that gap.

Obama suffers from being a new face on the political scene, but Kerry - warts and all - is well known to the voters, and in 2004, he did draw more votes than any democrat ever has.

And judging from a new anti-smear web site funded by Kerry's political action committee, Kerry would eagerly assume the role of attack dog... Allowing a nominee who prefers to float above the fray to minimize the amount of political hardball he has to play.

One other note: the vice presidential nominee will address the convention on Wednesday night, August 27.

The theme set for that evening - a salute to America's veterans.

The Obama campaign says we shouldn't read anything into that. We'll soon see if they're blowing smoke on that one.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Politics/Elections; US: Massachusetts
KEYWORDS: 2008veep; corsi; kerry; larrysinclairslover; lurch; obama; soetoro; swiftboat
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I could not think of a better choice, except maybe Edwards or Algore. LOL


1 posted on 08/15/2008 2:08:33 PM PDT by pissant
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To: pissant
They'd make a great ticket! I hope Obama does select John F*ckin' as his Veep. The Swift Boat Vets will be back for sure!

"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelologus

2 posted on 08/15/2008 2:10:31 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: pissant

Two Phonys ... birds of a feather


3 posted on 08/15/2008 2:11:00 PM PDT by clamper1797 (Nobama ... Karl Marx in black face)
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To: pissant

ROTFLMAO ... someone in the media needs to put down the crackpipe and step away from the keyboard if they think this is a winning idea.


4 posted on 08/15/2008 2:11:10 PM PDT by mgc1122
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To: pissant

Oh please Lord, please? Could it get any better? Can you imagine the rabid Corsi-haters comments for starters?


5 posted on 08/15/2008 2:11:40 PM PDT by SueRae
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To: mgc1122

Let’s hope this is right.


6 posted on 08/15/2008 2:11:52 PM PDT by ChinaGotTheGoodsOnClinton (To those who believe the world was safer with Saddam, get treatment for that!)
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To: pissant

I was hoping for Gore, but Kerry would be almost as entertaining.

Actually, Obama is turning out to be way more entertaining than I could have expected.


7 posted on 08/15/2008 2:12:02 PM PDT by marron
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To: goldstategop

sad commentary: no self resprecting politician would run with the surfer girl.


8 posted on 08/15/2008 2:12:56 PM PDT by palomonte
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To: clamper1797

Not a chance in hell this happens, though I would laugh if it does.


9 posted on 08/15/2008 2:13:42 PM PDT by Chicos_Bail_Bonds
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To: pissant
I was prepared to read that Kerry was being considered for McCain's Vice.
10 posted on 08/15/2008 2:13:45 PM PDT by LimaLimaMikeFoxtrot ("If you don't have my army supplied, and keep it supplied, we'll eat your mules up, sir"-Gen.Sherman)
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To: marron

Another failure throws his hat in the ring. Maybe flip-flops in the ring.


11 posted on 08/15/2008 2:14:14 PM PDT by K-oneTexas (I'm not a judge and there ain't enough of me to be a jury. (Zell Miller, A National Party No More))
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To: pissant

Well this would be a clever move...having a girl on the ticket..............

apologies to FR women


12 posted on 08/15/2008 2:15:10 PM PDT by rrrod
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To: pissant

"We decided to kick off our partnership at this NAMBLA Convention because that's the kind of guys we are!"

13 posted on 08/15/2008 2:15:15 PM PDT by Dixie Yooper (Ephesians 6:11)
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To: pissant

They couldn’t be that stupid? Could they?


14 posted on 08/15/2008 2:17:01 PM PDT by Names Ash Housewares
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To: pissant
Kerry bowls too?



15 posted on 08/15/2008 2:17:56 PM PDT by vietvet67
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To: pissant

Imagine what Michelle might say after some of Madame Theresa’s gin-soaked raisins??


16 posted on 08/15/2008 2:18:53 PM PDT by DTogo (I haven't left the GOP, the GOP left me.)
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To: pissant

Yes! Yes! Yes! Let it be so, PUHLEEZE let it be so!


17 posted on 08/15/2008 2:20:57 PM PDT by austinaero
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To: pissant

He WAS in Vietnam, you know.


18 posted on 08/15/2008 2:21:58 PM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia
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To: DTogo
Imagine what Michelle might say after some of Madame Theresa’s gin-soaked raisins??

What a pair ! Tune em up and turn em loose .

19 posted on 08/15/2008 2:22:18 PM PDT by kbennkc (For those who have fought for it , freedom has a flavor the protected will never know)
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To: rrrod

No offense taken. :)


20 posted on 08/15/2008 2:23:14 PM PDT by SoKatt
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To: K-oneTexas

> Another failure throws his hat in the ring. Maybe flip-flops in the ring

Imagine that dueling flip-flops.
I almost think I hear banjos and the theme from Deliverance.


21 posted on 08/15/2008 2:24:20 PM PDT by BuffaloJack
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To: DTogo

I almost forgot Theresa is also an African-American .


22 posted on 08/15/2008 2:25:05 PM PDT by kbennkc (For those who have fought for it , freedom has a flavor the protected will never know)
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To: pissant
If Kerry is the Dem VP nominee, we have to pick Jerome Corsi for the Republican VP just to make both of their heads explode.
23 posted on 08/15/2008 2:25:28 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (Whale oil: the renewable biofuel for the 21st century.)
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To: pissant

OMG! PLEASE let this happen. RPTFLMAO


24 posted on 08/15/2008 2:25:38 PM PDT by tgusa (A taxpayer voting for B. Hussein Obama is like a chicken voting for Colonel Sanders)
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To: pissant
Geek and Geekier


25 posted on 08/15/2008 2:28:27 PM PDT by maggief
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To: pissant
Gosh... I love a massochist politician!!!

Let the games begin...

Favorite Swiftboat Vet, Lurch ... are you out there... if so... let's discuss John effin... teehee!!!

26 posted on 08/15/2008 2:30:04 PM PDT by xtinct
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To: goldstategop

Be still my heart!!!


27 posted on 08/15/2008 2:30:09 PM PDT by madrastex
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To: pissant
One other note: the vice presidential nominee will address the convention on Wednesday night, August 27. The theme set for that evening - a salute to America's veterans.

Hey, maybe Kerry could brush off those comments he made about his fellow Vietnam vets back in the day. What a salute.

28 posted on 08/15/2008 2:30:21 PM PDT by Argus (Obama: All turban and no goats.)
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To: pissant

I LOVE the idea. The day the truth comes out about Kerry’s discharge from the Navy will be one of the happiest days of my life.

This would pretty much guarantee it happening soon.


29 posted on 08/15/2008 2:32:33 PM PDT by freespirited (Honk if you miss Licorice.)
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Watch the gin-soaked raisins, sucka!


30 posted on 08/15/2008 2:32:56 PM PDT by maggief
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To: mgc1122
The old media needs to keep puffing on the crack pipe. Think of it as euthanasia.
31 posted on 08/15/2008 2:33:29 PM PDT by dr_who
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To: pissant
Please, please, please pick Jon Carry for VP


32 posted on 08/15/2008 2:33:38 PM PDT by Popman (McCain as POTUS is odious, Obama as POTUS is unthinkable.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
He WAS in Vietnam, you know.

Really? I'm surprised he's never mentioned it!

33 posted on 08/15/2008 2:34:44 PM PDT by GreenHornet
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To: Dixie Yooper
Two, two-faced liars.

PhotobucketTwo Faced 1

34 posted on 08/15/2008 2:36:22 PM PDT by Cobra64 (www.BulletBras.net)
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To: SueRae

“Oh please Lord, please? Could it get any better? Can you imagine the rabid Corsi-haters comments for starters?”

That would be delightful!! Then in November they both would be gone......and Kerry from the Senate too, right?


35 posted on 08/15/2008 2:37:34 PM PDT by seekthetruth
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To: KarlInOhio
If Kerry is the Dem VP nominee, we have to pick Jerome Corsi for the Republican VP just to make both of their heads explode.

Very good. I passed that along to Jerry.

36 posted on 08/15/2008 2:37:41 PM PDT by Interesting Times (Swiftboating, you say? Check out ToSetTheRecordStraight.com)
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To: pissant
If I were engineering Obama’s downfall, I'd tell him to choose Kerry as his running mate. (I should just shut up.)
37 posted on 08/15/2008 2:37:56 PM PDT by Melinda
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To: marron

As much as I hate to say it, people love Al Gore. An Obama/Gore ticket would be unbeatable. I really believe that. Gore’s teflon right now.


38 posted on 08/15/2008 2:38:05 PM PDT by cdga5for4
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To: pissant

To use a Kerry term, “No f’n way!”


39 posted on 08/15/2008 2:38:35 PM PDT by P8riot (I carry a gun because I can't carry a cop.)
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To: pissant

Worst than Hillary ... Lurch as VP?


40 posted on 08/15/2008 2:40:46 PM PDT by SkyDancer ("What Our Enemies Couldn't Do To Us Our Liberal Democrat Politicians Will")
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To: P8riot

ROLFMAO. Rufus and Doofus. Good grief!!!


41 posted on 08/15/2008 2:40:58 PM PDT by louie2
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To: pissant
CBS could bring back Dan Rather so he could dig up “evidence” that McCain became a prisoner of war to avoid combat!
42 posted on 08/15/2008 2:41:54 PM PDT by kempo
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To: pissant; Interesting Times
I think God not only answers prayers, I think he has a sense of humor about it.

Regards,

TS

43 posted on 08/15/2008 2:42:48 PM PDT by The Shrew (www.ToSetTheRecordStraight.com/www.swiftvets.com/www.wintersoldier.com-The Truth Shall Set YOU Free!)
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To: pissant

To borrow an often-used quote from Skerry:

“B R I N G I T O N”


44 posted on 08/15/2008 2:46:13 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat
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To: pissant

I gotta say, I can’t WAIT for Michelle and Teresa to start campaigning together. The entertainment value of those two is going to be tremendous, especially if Teresa introduces Michelle to her gin-soaked raisins.


45 posted on 08/15/2008 2:47:03 PM PDT by Hoffer Rand (0bambi: the audacity of hype)
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To: pissant
I would really like to see John the traitor get beat again!

Where are your military records? Where is you apology to us Vietnam veterans that did not kill babes and rape and pillage like you did?

46 posted on 08/15/2008 2:47:42 PM PDT by mountainlion (concerned conservative.)
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To: clamper1797

OH NO NOT THIS S..., AGAIN


47 posted on 08/15/2008 2:55:14 PM PDT by ballplayer
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To: vietvet67


48 posted on 08/15/2008 3:00:24 PM PDT by Carling (I'm a Typical White Person)
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To: pissant

(oh, please, god... oh, please, god.. I promise to be good for the rest of my life, I double pinkie swear... please, please, please, please!)

Can we call their campaign “Profiles in Buffoonery”?


49 posted on 08/15/2008 3:00:50 PM PDT by turfmann
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To: pissant

Now if someone can video-shop Jean wind-surfing over the body-surfing Chosen One.

Maybe with McLame biding time in the background with a fake shark-fin strapped on his back.


50 posted on 08/15/2008 3:00:51 PM PDT by hotshu (My eye hurts dammit!)
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