The Barracuda and the Wolverines

What will Sarah Palin mean for McCain in Michigan? While I share the view that in the end the VP choice doesn’t mean much we might as well join in the speculation parade. I chose Michigan because I know it well from my work there on a bunch of statewide campaigns back in my consulting days.

Much of the battle for Michigan is fought …

Speaking of Veep

Obama finally struck back at the Clintons’ sugestions that he would make a fabulous vice president, urging voters not to be hoodwinked and trotting out Bill Clinton’s own criteria for his VP choice in 1992.

Bill Clinton on CBS News on May 22, 1992:

Q. What’s–what’s the most important criteria, as far as you’re concerned?
A. Someone who …

The Question of Veep

Bill Clinton, campaigning in Pass Christian, Mississippi, today underlined the Clinton campaign’s latest favorite narrative: that they’d like to see Barack Obama as Hillary’s vice president.

I know that she has always been open to it, because she believes that if you can unite the energy and the new people that he’s brought in …