The One has chosen.
Have U ben txtd yet?
I will say again: the reason this has been handled the way it has been handled is because Obama wants to emphasize that he needs no one.
There will be no pre-convention campaigning.
There will be no major pre-convention promotions.
This is all about Obama. Joe's just there for constitutionally required window dressing
P.S. -- It's kind of hard to be the indispensable man when you have to pick a running mate, eh Barry?
P.P.S. -- Peggy Noonan on Joe Biden from 2006:
As he speaks, as he goes on and on and spins his long statements, hypotheticals, and free associations--as he demonstrates yet again . . . that he is incapable of staying on the river of a thought, and is constantly lured down tributaries from which he can never quite work his way back--you can see him batting the little paddles of his mind against the weeds, trying desperately to return to the river but not remembering where it is, or where it was going.