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“You know rule one for the vice president is make sure you never upstage the president, right? [Right!] It’s rule one. You know, Hillary Clinton in some ways couldn’t help but upstage, even if she was trying not to.”br> Even discounting for the possibility that Governor Rendell wants to be vice president himself, his comments are very perceptive and spot-on.
The Bill Problem gets worse if Barack Obama were actually to be elected President. Think of Jimmy Carter’s free-lance diplomacy, multiply it, oh, by a hundred. That is what you will have to contend with if Billary is in ensconced at the Naval Observatory grounds in Northwest Washington.
Maybe Jack and Bobby Kennedy really did loathe Lyndon Johnson, but they never had to worry about Lady Bird, a woman who actually enhanced the image of the Kennedys, Johnson, and Washington, D.C. where she worked to restore its floral beauty on her own time.
Caroline, do your candidate a favor. Just drop a hint to Vanity Fair that there is no way Hillary Clinton will become vice president. Even if Senator Obama loses every single white-male-female-rural-blue-collar-whatever-demographic-you-like voter, and, consequently, the election, you would be doing America a great service.