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The buzz begins: Will Joe Biden be dumped off ticket?
worldnetdaily.com ^ | September 11, 2008 | Chelsea Schilling

Posted on 09/11/2008 5:15:17 PM PDT by kellynla

Will Sen. Joe Biden be dropped from the Democratic Party ticket before Election Day?

Television pundits, talk radio personalities and blogs have been buzzing with speculation about a last-minute VP switch for the party.

On Fox's "Hannity & Colmes" last night, Sean Hannity asked Gov. Ed Rendell, D-Pa., "Will they replace Biden with Hillary?"

Rendell replied, "No, absolutely not. Joe Biden is here to stay. Next vice president of the United States."

However, according to recent polls, Biden's popularity is not as high as Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin. Results from a CNN/Opinion Research Corp. national survey released yesterday have Obama and McCain virtually tied – Obama has 49 percent while McCain has 48 percent. But Sarah Palin has surged ahead of Biden on popularity with 55 percent to his 44 percent. Her favorability rating is also 6 percent higher.

Following Sen. Joe Biden's recent statement that Hillary Clinton might have been a better choice for Obama's running mate, a popular online trading exchange website is taking wagers on whether Biden will be withdrawn from the ticket.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; Government; Politics/Elections; US: Delaware
KEYWORDS: 2008veep; biden; democrats; joebiden; obamabiden; vicepresident
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1 posted on 09/11/2008 5:15:18 PM PDT by kellynla
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To: kellynla
Dumping Biden now would be political suicide.

So, I hope they do it.

2 posted on 09/11/2008 5:17:48 PM PDT by Cedric
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To: kellynla

But, but ...I thought it was Sarah that was going to be dumped?


3 posted on 09/11/2008 5:17:58 PM PDT by Hattie
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To: kellynla

George McGovern tried something like this in 1972, and we all know how that worked out.


4 posted on 09/11/2008 5:18:06 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued (If Islam conquers the world, the Earth will be at peace because the human race will be killed off.)
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To: kellynla
Sure sounds like Michelle ma belle did not want "that woman" on the ticket.

I think at this point hillary will tell Nobama to stuff it.

5 posted on 09/11/2008 5:18:38 PM PDT by Northern Yankee (Freedom Needs A Soldier)
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To: kellynla
My fantasy is this. Biden gets dumped from the ticket, and Hillary is asked to join. Obama wins, but then realizes he has his Brutus in the form of Hillary Clinton. He sets the Justice Department after her quietly but vigorously investigating the Clintons' crimes, and after a year or so they both go off to jail for the rest of their natural lives. Obama uses this to prove that he's against corruption.

Hey, I can dream, can't I? Of course, the fly in the ointment is Obama being the President.

6 posted on 09/11/2008 5:19:48 PM PDT by Hardastarboard (I have Zero Tolerance for Zero Tolerance policies.)
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To: kellynla

Biden was insufficiently vetted and hastily chosen.


7 posted on 09/11/2008 5:19:53 PM PDT by southernnorthcarolina (May contain traces of tree nuts.)
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To: Cedric

I hope they dump him too; because with another woman other than Hillary, they will lose.


8 posted on 09/11/2008 5:20:01 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote.)
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To: kellynla
So Silly. Obama is going to admit that his first big choice was a mistake, but he will do better as POTUS?

Silly!

9 posted on 09/11/2008 5:20:27 PM PDT by BallyBill (Serial Hit-N-Run poster)
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To: Cedric

My thoughts exactly. Please, please let them dump him. Please, pretty, pretty please.


10 posted on 09/11/2008 5:20:40 PM PDT by Jemian (Nobama - wants to kill babies & raise taxes; Palin - wants to kill taxes & raise babies!)
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To: Cedric

Yup. Obama invited Biden to the dance. Now they have to dance together.


11 posted on 09/11/2008 5:20:57 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: kellynla

Has dumping a VP runnning mate ever happened?


12 posted on 09/11/2008 5:21:10 PM PDT by Man50D (Fair Tax, you earn it, you keep it!)
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To: freekitty

They’ll lose worse with Hillary.


13 posted on 09/11/2008 5:21:19 PM PDT by Cedric
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To: kellynla
I believe Joe is "history." (The 'RATS love "history.")

I'm looking at these three in this order.

1. Sebelius - Kansas

2. Napolitano - Arizona

3. Rodham Clinton - Wherever.

14 posted on 09/11/2008 5:22:12 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (McCain/Palin '08! Real change you won't have to "believe in." You'll be able to see it!!!)
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To: Man50D

Tom Eagleton, 1972.

It was shocking!


15 posted on 09/11/2008 5:22:27 PM PDT by Cedric
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To: Cedric

No, no, no … Biden will suddenly come down with some strange medical problem that will allow him to step down gracefully (full recovery after the election) … allowing Obama to ask Hillary to join his campaign. IMHO ;-)


16 posted on 09/11/2008 5:22:48 PM PDT by doc1019 (Obama IS running against Palin)
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To: Man50D

Tom Eagleton, 1972.

It was shocking!


17 posted on 09/11/2008 5:23:08 PM PDT by Cedric
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To: Man50D

Yeap, Eagleton was dumped after it was found that he had undergone stock treatment for depression.


18 posted on 09/11/2008 5:23:09 PM PDT by mware (F-R-E-E, that spells free. FReerepublic,com baby)
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To: Cedric
It was shocking!

Heh heh.

19 posted on 09/11/2008 5:23:28 PM PDT by Steely Tom (Without the second, the rest are just politicians' BS.)
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To: Cedric

I’m betting on Neopolitano. That’ll get pulses running. (sarcasm)


20 posted on 09/11/2008 5:23:49 PM PDT by aroostook war
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To: mware

Make that shock, not stock


21 posted on 09/11/2008 5:24:20 PM PDT by mware (F-R-E-E, that spells free. FReerepublic,com baby)
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To: Man50D
Tom Eagleton was dumped because he admitted seeing a shrink.
22 posted on 09/11/2008 5:24:27 PM PDT by Mark was here (The earth is bipolar.)
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To: Cedric

Punny!


23 posted on 09/11/2008 5:24:35 PM PDT by allmendream (If "the New Yorker" makes a joke, and liberals don't get it, is it still funny?)
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To: kellynla

If they do dump him , they will use his past aneurysm problems as the reason . The media made sure we knew he had these past health problems . The media also made a big deal of Biden supposedly never drinking alcohol.
The media did the “ vetting “ of Biden upon his being chosen as V.P.


24 posted on 09/11/2008 5:24:47 PM PDT by Neu Pragmatist ( Register likeminded voters while there is still time !)
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To: Cedric

I’d really like to see how Obama explained the change of mind.......

But not nearly as much as I’d like to see Hillary swallow her pride and come up with some phoney story about how she doesn’t mind being a desparate afterthought.


25 posted on 09/11/2008 5:25:24 PM PDT by G Larry (Our VP has more executive experience than B.O.)
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To: kellynla

One can only hope they’ll do it!


26 posted on 09/11/2008 5:25:41 PM PDT by Chili Girl
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To: Cedric

Quite a buzz about that at the time.


27 posted on 09/11/2008 5:25:54 PM PDT by aroostook war
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To: Mark was here

Seeing a shrink? Try SHOCK TREATMENT!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A3M3jcZvkg0


28 posted on 09/11/2008 5:27:16 PM PDT by allmendream (If "the New Yorker" makes a joke, and liberals don't get it, is it still funny?)
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To: Cedric

I would love to see them do it also. That would be game, set, and match to McCain.

Asking for a do-over on your first major decision would reinforce the lack of leadership experience for Obama.

I am sure they wish they had chosen someone else but let’s all give Biden credit. He is the only one in their campaign that looks like he is having a good time!


29 posted on 09/11/2008 5:27:16 PM PDT by volunbeer (Dear heaven.... we really need President Reagan again!)
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To: kellynla

Joe Biden is a nice guy but he has a big mouth — he probably was just repeating what was discussed on internal campaign conference calls.

If Obama doesn’t stick with Biden, he’ll be admitting he’s a weak vacillating flip flopper who seeks changing the rules for personal gain at the expense of others - his party and the country not withstanding.


30 posted on 09/11/2008 5:27:29 PM PDT by o2bfree
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To: doc1019
Biden will suddenly come down with some strange medical problem

It had better involve paralysis.

"Joe, stand-up, Joe, let everyone see ya!"

31 posted on 09/11/2008 5:27:48 PM PDT by Cedric
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To: kellynla

Pull the plugs.


32 posted on 09/11/2008 5:28:00 PM PDT by Mojave
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To: Hattie
But, but ...I thought it was Sarah that was going to be dumped?

I've heard only one dumb a$$ spout that....Mike Savage....

What an A-hole.

Can't stand to listen to him anymore.....drugs....booze....something has caused him to take the exit ramp to la-la land.

33 posted on 09/11/2008 5:28:27 PM PDT by LasVegasMac (Islam: Bringing the world death and destruction for 1400 years!)
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To: kellynla
Even if the RATS dumped Biden (which I'm sure they wouldn't hesitate to do in a second , if his numbers keep plunging).Would ‘’The Beast’’ even take the vice presidency slot now? Where is her pride?,,,,,,,,,Oh yeah,,, I forgot for a second ,,,its the Clintons!
34 posted on 09/11/2008 5:28:27 PM PDT by Bush gal in LA
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To: kellynla
Watch for Sirhan Sirhan to be granted an emergency release from prison.
35 posted on 09/11/2008 5:28:42 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (The beauty of conservatism, Sarah Palin.)
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To: Mojave
Pull the plugs.

*chortle* good one!

36 posted on 09/11/2008 5:29:28 PM PDT by Snake65 (Gentlemen may cry, Peace, Peace-- but there is no peace. The war is actually begun!)
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To: Cedric

LOL!


37 posted on 09/11/2008 5:30:33 PM PDT by doc1019 (Obama IS running against Palin)
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To: kellynla

Maybe if he puts on some lipstick?


38 posted on 09/11/2008 5:30:40 PM PDT by John123 (Obambi said that he has been in 57 states. I will now light myself on fire...)
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To: Cedric
In order to dump Biden, Obama would have to make a mistake and we all know that the self proclaimed Messiah doesn't make mistake.
39 posted on 09/11/2008 5:31:02 PM PDT by ninergold3 (Christ would not vote for Barack Obama...Alan Keyes)
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To: kellynla

I cannot imagine that happening. I’m betting those who chose to endorse Obama are not relishing her having any more power than she has right now.

Surely she has taken names.


40 posted on 09/11/2008 5:31:29 PM PDT by Protect the Bill of Rights (Durham, where bottom feeders go to die.)
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To: Neu Pragmatist
“The media also made a big deal of Biden supposedly never drinking alcohol.”

Well of course Obama doesn't drink alcohol ... no devout Muslime drinks alcohol. Case closed.

41 posted on 09/11/2008 5:32:40 PM PDT by CapnJack
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To: Hardastarboard
Hey, I can dream, can't I? Of course, the fly in the ointment is Obama being the President.

Even the Clintons in jail is not worth an Obama presidency, which I have come to believe could truly be the end of our nation as we know it.

MM (in TX)

42 posted on 09/11/2008 5:32:50 PM PDT by MississippiMan
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To: o2bfree
Joe Biden is a nice guy

He presided over the attempt to lynch Clarence Thomas.

43 posted on 09/11/2008 5:32:51 PM PDT by Cedric
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To: kellynla

Hmmm...I seem to remember the media in full blown hysteria that “ McCain did not properly vett Palin.”
Because she had a daughter “ in trouble.”
Or perhaps because she had one of those imperfect babies that the Democrats love to hate.
If Barry suddenly casts Biden overboard he’s going to look weak and panicked.
Like he already does.
And everyone remembers Giuliani’s great line about Biden getting “ that VP thing in writing.”
If the Democrats had any brains-they would dump Obama.


44 posted on 09/11/2008 5:32:54 PM PDT by Wild Irish Rogue
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To: BallyBill
So Silly. Obama is going to admit that his first big choice was a mistake, but he will do better as POTUS?

Oh, he would never admit that. Biden would drop out claiming medical issues or some such.

45 posted on 09/11/2008 5:34:04 PM PDT by G.Love (FREE LAZ)
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To: Cedric
Dumping Biden now would be political suicide.

Plugs already is committing a very public suicide when he speeks about Hillary being a better choice for VP. What he said, in so many words, is the "boss was wrong to pick me". I wonder how quickly Plugs was taken to the woodshed after that comment...

46 posted on 09/11/2008 5:34:53 PM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.....)
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To: kellynla

Hmmm...I seem to remember the media in full blown hysteria that “ McCain did not properly vett Palin.”
Because she had a daughter “ in trouble.”
Or perhaps because she had one of those imperfect babies that the Democrats love to hate.
If Barry suddenly casts Biden overboard he’s going to look weak and panicked.
Like he already does.
And everyone remembers Giuliani’s great line about Biden getting “ that VP thing in writing.”
If the Democrats had any brains-they would dump Obama.


47 posted on 09/11/2008 5:35:26 PM PDT by Wild Irish Rogue
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To: ninergold3
Good Grief! One would think I hadn't had enough coffee today. My post was supposed to read:

In order to dump Biden, Obama would have to admit he made a mistake and we all know that the self proclaimed Messiah doesn't make mistakes.
48 posted on 09/11/2008 5:35:30 PM PDT by ninergold3 (Christ would not vote for Barack Obama...Alan Keyes)
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To: Cedric

Be Bold, Barry! See if Maxine Waters is available.


49 posted on 09/11/2008 5:35:38 PM PDT by aroostook war
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To: Cedric

It sounded to me like Biden thinks Hillary will be the candidate in November and he wants to be under her if it happens.

Whatever happened to the eligibility lawsuit?


50 posted on 09/11/2008 5:35:59 PM PDT by gitmo (Some days you're the dog. Some days you're the hydrant.)
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