Obama press chief said today that they have no plans to take John McCain’s advice and replace Joe Biden as vice president.

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Obama’s press chief said today that they have no plans to take John McCain’s advice and replace Joe Biden as vice president.

This public suggestion by John McCain might actually have been the best thing he has ever done for the conservative movement. As Biden has piled on the stupid gaffes in the past few weeks it seemed to me that to fire him and replace him with someone more respectable (and more intelligent) this close to the election would be a very smart political move. Having a Republican suggest it, however, has made the Obama administration decide they can’t do it. Truly wonderful.



  • Not just any Republican – they could never live down following VP-pick advice from the guy who chose Sarah Palin!

  • JGL

    Im happy they won’t be taking McCains advice, think of the mayham Biden will be creating in the following weeks, he can not control himself.

    Obama may just think that , hey what the heck, he’s got me this far.

    Biden believes he is takeing it to them when he opens his mouth.

    Maybe in the next 21 days or so Biden will decide to “spend more time with his family”.

    Ryan is a much better choice than Palin. Don’t get me wrong, I like Palin, she’s just a bit too much of a lightning rod and lacks the gravitas


    All of the lighning rods will be absent from the Republican convention, Bush, Trump, Palin, Cheney, Rumsfeld, etc, etc.

    The break from Bush must be solidified at the convention and a new Republican paradigm created which embraces sanity, the Constitution,

    next gen politicians, oh yeah, and sanity and the Constitution.

  • What makes you think it was a gaffe? Biden set up the chain remark with his previous statement. And no apology was forthcoming. Biden got the VP gig in the first place to be Obama’s attack dog. Nothing has changed in four years except the target.

  • I might add that Biden won’t be replaced because the Dems would be clammoring for Hillary and neither Barry nor Michelle could stomach that. This is the same duo that dissed Oprah after all she did for them. Loyalty is merely a matter of convenience for this pair. Just ask Rahm.

  • has a president ever switched vp’s inbetween terms before?

  • It used to happen all the time Walter however since FDR(who had 3 VP’s John Nance Garner, Henry A. Wallace & Harry S. Truman). No presidents has willing changed Vice Presidents. Most see it as a sign of political weakness.

    That said I honestly expected Joe Biden to have “health issues” and remove himself from the race about a year ago since Joe Biden brings little to the Obama ticket and has almost no chance of getting elected President himself. I would argue the fact Obama has made no effort to put some like Andrew Cuomo or Mark Warner on the ticket he really doesn’t care much for the Democratic party either after he is out of power. Its all about Obama all the time. The one thing you can say for Joe Biden is you will never be confused who is the president at the top of the ticket and who casts the tie breaker votes in the senate.

  • Richard Easton

    Ford switched from Rockefeller to Dole but lost the 1976 election.

  • JGL

    I have to believe that a majority of Democrats now know that Obama presents as a Liberal / Democrat but is actually a Marxist / Socialist

    under what he presents as.

    They are in a precarious position IMO, I don’t care what your ethnicity is, the people of America as a people must rise to the occasion and

    turn this ship back to its foundation and not shoot off to what would be its destruction.

  • wodun

    Indeed, and this line of attack from Obama surrogates has been used before. It is clearly a created talking point.

  • woh very interesting , it makes sense FDR could do whatever he wanted , but yeh now it seems impossible for a switch of vp’s unless as stated the vp himself removes himself . thanks for the info

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