Biden: Clinton might have been better running mate
Original post made by Stephen, Old Palo Alto, on Sep 10, 2008
Is Biden resigning soon?
Today from CNN
"Boy, did Biden come up with a whopper today. If you listen closely enough, you can almost hear the tell-tale intake of breath coming from Obama/Biden headquarters.
It's the sound of a whole bunch of people getting punched in the solar plexus at once.
CNN's Alexander Marquardt reports that at a townhall meeting on Wednesday, one person in attendance told Biden he'd been chosen as Barack Obama's running mate over Hillary Clinton.
Biden responded "testily," according to Marquardt, saying:
"Make no mistake about this, Hillary Clinton is as qualified or more qualified than I am to be vice president of the United States of America. Let's get that straight.
She's a truly close personal friend and she is qualified to be President of the United States of America, she's easily qualified to be Vice President of the United States of America and quite frankly it might have been a better pick than me."
Still, there is a bright side. At least he didn't call anyone "clean" or "articulate."Web Link