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In Which Joe Biden Suggests He Might Pick a Republican as Running Mate [VIDEO]

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steve_davis12/31/2019 6:03:00 am PST

re: #6 Charles Johnson

Oh yeah, he says that in the video above. Nonetheless he absolutely did say he’d be open to the idea of picking a Republican, and followed it with a statement about the “really decent Republicans out there.”

I dunno if the context really makes it all that much better, and this is just the latest in a line of similar statements.

Look, Joe’s been a politician for a long time, and he’s worked nationally, where you don’t get to stand in front of adoring audiences breathlessly grateful for discussion of universal health care. If you want to win places like Michigan and Wisconsin, you’re going to do it by letting right-leaning independents and the handful of decent Republicans left in the world know that you aren’t going to crucify people upside down if you’re elected. So yes, you provide some pablum, when asked, about how you would run with a Republican, IF you found an eminently decent one, which isn’t going to happen, so it’s not really a concern.