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« on: December 07, 2008, 10:04:04 pm »
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I haven't a clue, But who would offset clark the best?
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« Reply #1 on: December 08, 2008, 05:05:21 pm »
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I could sense a governor of some sort.
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« Reply #2 on: December 08, 2008, 05:19:21 pm »
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Someone sane, to balance the ticket.

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« Reply #3 on: December 08, 2008, 06:41:28 pm »
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Clark/Dean or Clark/Richardson wouldn't have been bad.
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« Reply #4 on: December 08, 2008, 07:14:05 pm »
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Perhaps Clark/Richardson?
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« Reply #5 on: December 15, 2008, 09:48:54 pm »
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I like Clark - Dean
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« Reply #6 on: December 16, 2008, 12:06:15 am »
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Clark / Dodd
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« Reply #7 on: December 28, 2008, 06:55:38 pm »
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A Senator or Congressman might have been a good pick.  NATO gave Clark executive experience, but he would need a good point man to get bills through the legislature.  Kerry, Durbin, Biden, and Gephardt come to mind.
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« Reply #8 on: December 28, 2008, 08:26:30 pm »
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Someone sane, to balance the ticket.



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« Reply #9 on: April 20, 2010, 04:28:36 pm »
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Clark/Dean... there you go "Inexperience X2" that could be their campaign slogan. He would've picked Hillary Clinton DUH.
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« Reply #10 on: April 24, 2010, 10:11:00 pm »
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Clark / Richardson
Clark / Biden
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« Reply #11 on: April 26, 2010, 01:44:01 pm »
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He doesn't even know Richardson or Biden.
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« Reply #12 on: July 20, 2010, 01:20:39 pm »
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I'd say he probably picks either Kerry or Richardson. Dean didn't have any foreign affairs experience, which could have hurt the ticket, while Biden made too many gaffes. Kerry and Richardson both had large amounts of both foreign and domestic policy experience and that would have been what Clark would have been looking for. And Hillary Clinton would have been too inexperienced for Clark to pick her, not to mention that it would be awkward to have a Former First Lady as your VP pick (that's probably part of the reason why Obama didn't pick her).
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« Reply #13 on: July 20, 2010, 11:38:53 pm »
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Probably would've been Clark/Dean "Inexperience X2"
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« Reply #14 on: July 21, 2010, 11:14:35 am »
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Most likely Richardson or Biden.
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« Reply #15 on: July 21, 2010, 05:15:32 pm »
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Why not Joe Lieberman? They have similar views.
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« Reply #16 on: July 21, 2010, 05:18:30 pm »
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Kucinich, and then resign immediately after taking office.
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« Reply #17 on: July 21, 2010, 09:10:04 pm »
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Maybe this would be when Even Bayh would actually be picked. He's a Senator who was Governor for 8 years as well. From a midwest state.
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« Reply #18 on: July 21, 2010, 11:32:56 pm »
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Probably would've been Clark/Dean "Inexperience X2"

Clark was a general. That's a lot of experience.
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« Reply #19 on: July 22, 2010, 03:45:35 am »
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Probably would've been Clark/Dean "Inexperience X2"

Clark was a general. That's a lot of experience.

haha yea with NATO. Bush had 4 years of being commander in chief.
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« Reply #20 on: July 22, 2010, 01:03:15 pm »
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Probably would've been Clark/Dean "Inexperience X2"

Clark was a general. That's a lot of experience.

haha yea with NATO. Bush had 4 years of being commander in chief.

You can't say Clark was inexperienced, though.
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« Reply #21 on: July 22, 2010, 01:24:59 pm »
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Probably would've been Clark/Dean "Inexperience X2"

Clark was a general. That's a lot of experience.

haha yea with NATO. Bush had 4 years of being commander in chief.

You can't say Clark was inexperienced, though.

Clark was inexperienced.
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« Reply #22 on: July 22, 2010, 01:37:10 pm »
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Probably would've been Clark/Dean "Inexperience X2"

Clark was a general. That's a lot of experience.

haha yea with NATO. Bush had 4 years of being commander in chief.

You can't legitimately say Clark was inexperienced, though, especially on foreign affairs.

Clark was inexperienced.

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« Reply #23 on: August 07, 2010, 06:12:21 pm »
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Bayh would be a good choice, though some liberals would be upset. Nonetheless, a Clark/Bayh ticket would have the highest variables in terms of swings. So good on paper, and yet the potential for an epic fail.
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« Reply #24 on: August 07, 2010, 06:34:25 pm »
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Honestly, probably another one of the '04 contenders like Kerry, Edwards or Gephardt, just as Kerry ultimately chose between Clark, Gephardt and Edwards. Richardson really isn't a very talented candidate and he was only two years into his governorship. Bayh would have caused Dems to lose a Senate seat in a pivotal race.
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