Biden: “I’m Not The Guy”
- He doesn’t know if he’s the guy or not
- He does know he’s not the guy
- He knows he’s the guy and he’s lying through his teeth.
Lowering expectations is a game played by many vice-presidential wannabes. A Biden Senate staffer told ABC News today that the senator had not spoken to anyone at the Obama campaign about the vice presidential slot Tuesday.
Biden, the chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, raised his profile recently by traveling on a fact-finding mission to war-torn Georgia, where he called for increased US aid to the country and peacekeeping forces.
The trip underscored his vast foreign policy experience — something that is lacking from Obama’s resume. Biden is also thought to be someone who could hold his own during a vice presidential debate.
However the senator’s loquacious speaking style sometimes gets him in trouble. As a longtime Washington senator, Biden could also work against Obama’s outside-the-beltway style campaign.
I still think it’s going to be Biden.
By the way, “they” say that Obama will announce this on Thursday.
More as it develops…