As I’m sure you know, one of our goals has been met: Hillary Clinton’s name will go into nomination at Denver this month. I will be there reporting the festivities from the field outside the convention center. I can’t believe I get to be there to “witness” this incredible event: the first female in U. S. history to have her name put into nomination.
Now, it’s obvious from the nature of the announcement that they’ve got something up their sleeves with this joint announcement. My husband believes, and I tend to agree, that this signals a potential VP offering. What I want to know from you is: could you support an Obama/Clinton ticket? Why or why not?
Personally, I’m conflicted. If this also signals a backing down by the party apparatus, which has been the machine that has helped put us in this position, I might get on board. If they just want to add us Hillary supporters to the roll of factions they’re seeking to “capture,” I might still say no deal. I supported a split ticket early and often, before I learned so much about Obama. I wouldn’t be thrilled with that outcome if Obama was on top, but I might, I say I just might find my way to vote Democratic again this year, but it will take me seriously setting it all out and making a rational decision based on all the facts, both as they’ve played out to date, and how they will play out until November. It’s too early to tell, but I am totally curious about how she might respond to such an offer. It’s her choice. He’s stupid if he doesn’t offer it to her, but ultimately, it’s her choice if he does.
Anyway, those are my initial thoughts, offered on the fly.
Sorry I haven’t been posting as much, but this college class is kicking my proverbial butt!
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