Former First Lady of the United States Hillary Rodham Clinton poses backstage before her conversation with Kara Swisher at the 92nd Street Y on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
Right now, one would have to say that Joe Biden has the inside track for the Democratic nomination.
So the big question is who would he pick for a vice presidential running mate?
Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) seems to be pitching hard for the job, even though she produced what looked like a hostage video for her endorsement of Biden. Biden may be thinking about Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) as well, if her slip of the tongue about being on the ticket might be any indication.
But, as they say in Star Wars, there is another.
Have you noticed that Hillary Clinton has been all over the news of late, including with her new Hulu documentary?
Well, she’s talking about the possibility of a woman being a choice for Vice President and naturally, she’s all in favor of that.
From The Hill:
“There are so many factors that go into it,” she told CNN’s Fareed Zakaria. “Personally, I’d love to have a woman on the ticket, finally — again. We’ve had two women vice presidential candidates — one for the Democrats, one for the Republicans.”
“But obviously, I’d like to keep that moving, and actually have it happen in this election that someone would be the first woman vice president,” she added.
She advised that the nominee would have to take a hard look at the Electoral College, meaning picking the VP choice which might best help win essential states.
Zakaria also asked her if she would campaign for Bernie Sanders if he got the nomination and when she said she thought Sanders wasn’t the strongest nominee to put forward, Zakaria asked if she would be endorsing Biden.
WATCH: Hillary Clinton refuses to endorse Joe Biden, after saying that Bernie Sanders isn't the "strongest nominee against Donald Trump."
CNN's Fareed Zakaria quickly points out that there isn't anybody left in the Democrat's primary. pic.twitter.com/JgTXJVXTc9
— Francis Brennan (Text TRUMP to 88022) (@FrancisBrennan) March 8, 2020
Now that’s intriguing. You would think at this point she’d feel free to endorse Biden. She despises Bernie, she thinks he cost her the election. Now that could mean she’s trying to do an Obama. Or it could be she simply doesn’t want to at this point for her own reasons.
All the recent media attention is adding to the possibility that she might be angling for a VP slot.
This is absolutely the plan by these savages at the DNC: prop Joe Biden up while he struggles with dementia until the convention. Stick Hillary on him (VP) like a sucker fish until the election. She takes over 30 days in. pic.twitter.com/HgGM13z3El
— James Woods (@RealJamesWoods) March 8, 2020
Michael Goodwin speculates in the New York Post about the possibility of Hillary being the default candidate if and when Biden’s issues become too much to ignore/gloss over.
And, in case you hadn’t noticed, she’s advertising her availability.
It’s surely no coincidence that “Hillary” was released Friday, during the height of the primary season. The sweetheart documentary, complete with broad promotion, stories, reviews and interviews with her, is a massive and slick selling job.
Once again and always, she is selling herself. The fact that she and Bill Clinton cooperated make it certain the streaming Hulu project will add nothing new that would damage her. The four-hour biopic seems to be just another of her airbrushed memoirs, albeit one you can watch.
This makeover, according to reviews, tries to inject dashes of glamour and cultural gravitas about feminism into what is essentially a loser’s story.
While it’s impossible to miss the rollout and her glee in using the film and interviews to stick knives into Trump and Sanders, it’s also impossible to miss the timing.
She’s said she wants to be president as long as she didn’t have to run again. That scenario pretty much fits that wish. If they tried to parachute her in at the end, expect the Bernie Bros to burn the party down.
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