"And one sure way to do it is take some of the most controversial voices on the extreme right -- like Limbaugh and [Alaska Gov. Sarah] Palin -- and try to insist they speak for all members of the center/right movement."
Uhh, yeah, how dare those liberals try and say our vice presidential candidate represents what we believe!?
"Had her name been played out in the press for months and months, she wouldn't have been seen as so bold," Mr. Opinsky said. "You either get freshness and you have to live with what you get in your vetting or you lose the freshness
Upon his return from disposing of the logs, Biden pulled up in his pickup, saying he had nothing to report, but "I had a successful dump."
"I had a successful dump. I dropped everything at the dump. It all worked out and by the way I got a second load, guys, coming and if anyone wants to help me unload let me know, those stumps weigh about 150 pounds."
The bottom line is no one knows enough about her. I'm sure Obama's team looked at her before the pick...but not that seriously. Plus, I bet when Palin was picked they said, "Err, we must have missed something, this don't make sense."
This is a good move for now while they wait to see if there is anything worth attacking her on and while general campaign strategy is adjusted to her being on the ticket.