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kpete

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Wed Jun 29, 2016, 12:59 PM Jun 2016

Digby: "Clinton and Warren: It might be exactly the right ticket at the right time." [View all]

WEDNESDAY, JUN 29, 2016 05:00 AM PDT
Clinton and Warren: It might be exactly the right ticket at the right time
Many thought that having two women running together would be too much for the U.S. but it's exactly what we need

HEATHER DIGBY PARTON



There are those who assume that two women at the top of the ticket is too much for the country to handle. After all, it took nearly 230 years for one to even be nominated by a major party for the top job .I thought that myself but after seeing them together I changed my mind. It looked like a natural combination to me. When you think about it, it’s simply illogical to be willing to vote for a woman president but unwilling to vote for a woman to replace her if something happened. That makes no sense. And if you are the type of person who believes that a woman at the top of the ticket needs a man around to keep her steady, why would the VP have to be that person? The administration will surely be filled with men, they always are. In any case, there’s really nothing new about voting for president and VP of the same gender.

Most importantly, the Republicans have nominated a man whose views about everything, but especially women, are nothing short of antediluvian. The prospect of a campaign featuring two strong women standing toe to toe with Trump is just too delicious to pass up. It’s already making him come unglued.



http://www.salon.com/2016/06/29/clinton_and_warren_it_may_be_exactly_the_right_ticket_at_the_right_time/http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2016/06/27/women-worry-that-america-can-t-a-clinton-warren-ticket.html
http://www.dailykos.com/stories/2016/6/29/1543614/-Digby-Clinton-and-Warren-It-might-be-exactly-the-right-ticket-at-the-right-time

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no....we need the Senate seat.... chillfactor Jun 2016 #1
No, I disagree. First of all, make certain we crush Trump like a walnut. WheelWalker Jun 2016 #4
I agree Cosmocat Jun 2016 #22
Come on. We only lose her seat for a few months. Massachusetts doesn't allow Scott Brown Lyric Jun 2016 #5
Governor Charlie Baker (R-MA). NT Eric J in MN Jun 2016 #7
lol. Whoever. The point remains the same. Lyric Jun 2016 #8
But what we lose more importantly Saviolo Jun 2016 #13
The right ticket for the right time - for a weakened Republican Party, maybe, but not for the BlueCaliDem Jun 2016 #2
According to Massachusetts law Little Star Jun 2016 #3
When John Kerry was running in 2004 NewJeffCT Jun 2016 #10
Harry Reid has been studyin' on this! yallerdawg Jun 2016 #6
And the last time that happened, Scott Brown took Ted Kennedy's seat. longship Jun 2016 #20
Scott Brown won against a terrible candidate. yallerdawg Jun 2016 #25
Sorry, I cannot and will not support Warren for VEEP. longship Jun 2016 #29
Agreed. Now that MA has a Republican governor, I'm not willing to trust MA to produce and elect a BlueCaliDem Jun 2016 #33
I am concerned Scalded Nun Jun 2016 #9
Warren needs to be given some independence as VP andym Jun 2016 #15
Nope! Warren needs to stay in the US Senate. longship Jun 2016 #21
Hillary will never pick her...she's too liberal nt adigal Jun 2016 #11
That's a b.s. statement. BlueCaliDem Jun 2016 #34
i think they are a perfect 1-2 punch. mopinko Jun 2016 #12
If I was Warren, I wouldn't take the offer. AllTooEasy Jun 2016 #14
Ted Kennedy turned down McGovern twice as VP in 1972 andym Jun 2016 #16
The possibility of a Clinton/Warren ticket is all that is holding me here Android3.14 Jun 2016 #17
It sounds like you want a second bite at the apple. eom BlueCaliDem Jun 2016 #32
I'm unsure what that means. Android3.14 Jun 2016 #35
I think Warren is the best choice! mountain grammy Jun 2016 #18
Warren is the only smart choice now. The men in contention are pretty milquetoast. nt Zen Democrat Jun 2016 #19
YEP Cosmocat Jun 2016 #23
I have evolved on the possibility of Warren as VP. gordianot Jun 2016 #24
Wall Street hates Elizabeth Warren! yallerdawg Jun 2016 #26
Wall Street hate of Warren borders on Sanders level hate. gordianot Jun 2016 #28
Yeah, to get Trump elected Warpy Jun 2016 #27
+1 leftstreet Jun 2016 #30
I have to agree, but will be surprised if this happens quaker bill Jun 2016 #31
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