A tantalizing notion has gained steam around Washington in recent months: President Obama will toss Vice President Biden off the ticket in 2012 and replace him with Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.
The most recent perpetrator of the idea was Bob Woodward, who said in a CNN interview Tuesday that the possibility is "on the table." The logic, according to Woodward and many others - mainly pundits - is that Obama could energize the Democratic Party in 2012 and install an heir apparent for 2016 if he engineered a job swap between Biden and Clinton, thereby making the most of his former rival's stratospheric approval ratings.
But there's a problem with this scenario: Despite all the chatter, no one has offered any evidence to suggest it's true. The White House, not surprisingly, flat-out denies it.
Of course the White House denies it, a change like this always puts a president in a position of weakness reserved for bowing to foreign leaders.
It also telegraphs to the world that there is truth to the worry that Biden has been nothing but a distraction from the seeds of hope being sown by the president over the ash heaps of our debt, and health care, and national security.
Hillary is saying no too. Why wouldn't she want to put herself in a win-win situation like that? If he wins in 2012 she is set up to be the heir to the Dem nomination in 2016, if he loses she's out of a job no matter what.
Its not like she'll be allowed to have more power anyway. Its just a ruse to trick Dems into thinking something big is being done. It doesn't matter who the VP is when the idiot in charge remains the same.
This whole thing had to have started because someone was going through the White House annonymous suggestion box and found...
And now the rumor mill is churning.
I don't know, I'm thinking this is really meant to distract from the impending paddle thrashing thats about to meet the Dem's ass. Either that, or they're trying to ignore the other suggestions in the box...
(Its been a while since the box has been opened)
Why do they look like they came from a fortune cookie? Where did these really come from?!?
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So iOwnTheWorld is honoring the life of the late comedian Greg Giraldo by conducting a roast (one of the things he was known for doing) of liberals. They made it a contest and the top 20 picks will be selected.
WARNING: There is a little bit of rough language in this post. If you've ever seen a roast on Comedy Central, or wherever, that's how they are. I promise my stuff is WAY more tame than theirs.
Below are my submissions to their contest (you may recognize some of the jokes from other posts...whatever, why reinvent the wheel, eh?):
When Pelosi goes to Disneyland does everyone ask her why she hates dalmatians?
Barack bashes Bush so much he should date Barney Frank
Is it just me or would Biden sound a lot smarter if we surgically fused his mouth to a kazoo?
Hey Alan, you sure your last name isn't short for "Graysonovabitch?"
Isn't it time to change the term "bald faced lies" to "telling a load of Carville's?"
Hey Barack, Halloween is coming up, why don't you dress up as something cool, like, a REAL president
Joy Behar is so unladylike she’s practically Barney Frank’s type
Did anyone hear that ObamaCare was actually part of a wager between Barack and Barney over who can blow a Dem majority faster?
Biden literally has to have shit for brains so the plugs can have something to take root to.
I'm not saying Michael Moore is fat...his ass is...
Harry Reid thinks unemployment leads to spousal abuse, but that wont happen to him because his wife will show mercy
Helen Thomas is really hot, for an ugly bitch
Its interesting that Van Jones thinks the GOP are a bunch of "assholes," because I heard his mouth is registered Republican.
I swear, if John Edwards fathers any more bastard kids we'll have to start calling him "Johnny Crappleseed."
I don't wanna make Barney Frank's mouth water, but if the saying "I am what I eat" is true then Jimmy Carter is what he farms
Check out the HUNDREDS of other submissions here...below are some of my favorites (some of them I expect to be among the 20 winners):
I’m not saying Harry Reid is old, but if his balls hung any lower he could play hacky sack.
Worst day of my life, I was down at the beach with the Obamas. Michelle was walking away and I accidentally accused her of sitting on my bag of milk duds.
I’d rather be a Conservative nut job, than a liberal with no nuts and no job.
Progressives are such an accident, they needed their own insurance company.
Nancy Pelosi once entered a donkey in a race, and it won. The next day the local newspaper headline reads: Pelosi’s ass best in town.
What do you get when you offer Biden a penny for his thoughts? Change back.
AIDS, Herpes, gonorrhea, Obamacare, which word doesn’t belong?
Gonorrhea, there’s is a way to get rid of it.
Obama is so clueless. Walter Mondale had to tell him he was an idiot.
I heard Nancy Pelosi was recently brought into the hospital for horrendous pain in her urinary tract. When asked by the doctor why she refused any medical tests she replied, “I want to pass it before I see what it is.”
Anyone hear about Vice-President Joe Biden’s suicide attempt? Apparently he sat in an enclosed garage with the motor of his Chevy Volt running.
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The good news for President Obama is his popular support among blacks is holding steady at 91%.
The bad news is no other group of potential voters likes him that much.
In fact, 29 days before his first midterm elections, the Democrat's approval ratings remain mired below 50%.
A new Gallup Poll this morning finds his approval rating for September was 45%, almost the same as August's 44%. Obama's not exceeded the crucial 50% level in a single month so far this year.
Read the rest at the Los Angeles Times here
The same poll says only 36% of whites still haven't given in to their latent racist streak and still "approve" of Obama's performance in the Oval Office.
More than anything this poll clearly highlights the patience the black community has displayed watching Obama bend over backwards trying to please you white people...I mean, look at this picture...
The dude is BATHED IN WHITE FOR YOU RACIST CRACKA INGRATES. And the freakin' thanks he gets is only 36% of you approve of the job his black skin is doing?!?
Don't give me any of this rah rah Martin Luther King NONSENSE about how it's the content and character of his socialist policies you don't like, and that race has nothing to do with you wanting strong national defense, or lower taxes, or national health care taken back, or secure borders and a sane immigration policy.
Don't tell me how much you like Oprah, or Kobe, or Colin Powell, and don't you dare start singing Michael Jackson songs like you miss him.
Its too late white people, sorry, even if you say you'll vote for him in 2012 we all know its only because you rejoined the guilt felt by the other 36% out there who kept their racist tendencies to themselves.
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I didn't say it, I just wish I did...
Man! Talk about eye opening! First of all, I didn't know Walter Mondale hated black people.
Second, I always thought this was Obama's idiot board...
You have to give him some credit...when you write it out like that you don't have the luxury of spell check...so good for him!
Man, that would be a HUGE bummer if he couldn't run because he wasn't an actual resident of Chicago...right Barack?
Was it something I said?
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So last weekend the big "progressive" response to Restoring Honor took place. "One Nation Working Together" boasts the support of more than 400 liberal groups representing whopping TENS OF THOUSANDS of people.
They got the bright idea to "respond" to Glenn Beck's restoring honor rally so they could show the country that President Obama's perceived mandate for his socialist agenda carries less weight than a heated debate between Biden and a cardboard cutout of himself over who is "more smarter."
So how did it all work anyway?
Well, first you identify the organizations that support liberal causes and recognize their separate nature and differing interests....
...and then you have to have an event that somehow brings all these groups together...
...for the common goal of going to Washington DC and REALLY making your presence known!
Ok, so lets recap....that was "one nation". ↑
This is "one nation under God". ↓ (pictures from Restoring Honor...of course)
one nation under God...
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Earlier this week the Boston Globe posted an article about Michael Dukakis giving advice for the midterm elections to the Obama Administration.
Sounding like the perfect premise for an NBC sitcom iOwnTheWorld did a contest where you fill in the blank....
Taking advice from Michael Dukakis on elections is like taking advice from _____ about ______
And I flippin' missed the deadline for it! So I'm just going to have to post what I've would've come up with here.
Taking advice from Michael Dukakis on elections is like.......
taking advice from cats about barking
taking advice from highlighters about crossing things out
taking advice from Muslims about never needing Valium
taking advice from Tiger Woods about the importance having a clean club
taking advice from Democrats about democracy
taking advice from Harry Reid about the effects of testosterone
taking advice from Socialism about prosperity
taking advice from Biden's brain about existing
taking advice from "reform" bills about preserving trees
taking advice from Barney Frank about undamaged sphincters
taking advice from Hillary Clinton about laughter bringing joy
taking advice from Keith Olbermann about how to get viewers
taking advice from Rachel Maddow about ponytails
taking advice from Helen Keller about Helen Thomas's beauty
taking advice from Michael Dukakis about elections
Check out the hundreds of responses at iOwnTheWorld in the post's comments section here
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So Rahm is out...but what did he say on the way out? (WARNING: if you don't like "simulated" profanity then this post is not for you...and you should start demanding presidents pick chiefs of staff who don't develop their vocabularies by licking toilets)
Seriously though, this is mocking a guy who Obama once describes as "every day is a swearing in ceremony" so this post is rated R for Rahm's Mouth
10. Man, f**k this f**king corrupt ass administration, you guys are, like, f**king dirtier than my f**king mouth spouting the virtues of f**king capitalism.
9. You've gotta f**king stop Glenn Beck, that fundie retard thinks he can "restore honor" I've got more f**king honor in the urine I just left on the f**king Constitution
8. You better f**king repeal "don't ask don't tell." It's so f**king pointless, I mean, I didn't need when I did f**king ballet!
7. I use too much profane language? Compared to what? F**king ObamaCare?
6. Before I started working for this president I didn't think anyone could suck more than a f**king White House intern.
5. You know what I really want more than being mayor? I just want to f**king dance man
4. What the f**k is up with the new DNC logo? What's the D stand for "f**king DUMBASS?" It looks like one of those f**king alphabet magnets I use to hang my f**king kids art on the f**king fridge
3. I was the one who said ObamaCare was a "big f**king deal" and then Biden had to go and steal it from me on national TV that plagiarist sonova b**ch!.
2. Where do the dark rings under my eyes f**king come from? I'm a liberal f**king Democrat in the f**king Obama adminsitration...do you really think I can f**king sleep at night?
1. You guys are so f**king STUPID. Seriously Barack, I'm no spelling whiz but I'm pretty sure you put the "" in f**king "RETARDED"Add a comment