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stopbush

(24,404 posts)
Thu Jul 21, 2016, 05:41 PM Jul 2016

Who Will Hillary Pick As VP?

Not who you wish she would pick, who you believe she will pick.

Vote below:


17 votes, 0 passes | Time left: Unlimited
Tim Kaine
4 (24%)
Elizabeth Warren
9 (53%)
Tom Vilsack
0 (0%)
Cory Booker
0 (0%)
Tom Perez
1 (6%)
Deval Patrick
0 (0%)
Sherrod Brown
0 (0%)
Xavier Bacerra
1 (6%)
Julian Castro
2 (12%)
Wild card (identify your choice)
0 (0%)
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tonyt53

(5,737 posts)
1. I didn't think she would go with Warren, but now I do.
Thu Jul 21, 2016, 05:44 PM
Jul 2016

That talk about picking somebody with experience with security and dealing with foreign governments, to me anyway, was a smokescreen. Hillary is more than qualified to handle that. I really think she will go with Warren.

NurseJackie

(42,862 posts)
2. I really don't know. It will be a complete surprise for me whenever she announces.
Thu Jul 21, 2016, 05:45 PM
Jul 2016

In spite of all the negativity from some folks, I think it's very exciting. Whoever she chooses will be the RIGHT choice!

I trust Hillary.

stopbush

(24,404 posts)
3. I trust her as well.
Thu Jul 21, 2016, 05:54 PM
Jul 2016

I'm going with Tom Perez - it would be a very unexpected choice, and it would be a shrewd gesture to pick a Labor Secretary when jobs are still a big issue, especially among blue collar males who are likely Trump supporters. He's also Hispanic, a civil rights lawyer, a consumer advocate and a liberal. He checks off a lot of boxes Ds like to see checked off.

Plus, as an unknown and surprise choice, it will dominate the news. He also gets to introduce himself to the public - few know who he is, and the Rs don't have a bunch of canned responses ready for him.

NurseJackie

(42,862 posts)
4. It's really fun to try and figure it out, connect the dots, work the math and calculate the odds ...
Thu Jul 21, 2016, 06:04 PM
Jul 2016

... the whole thing is very exciting to me and I'm eager to find out who it is. It's like waiting to open a present on Christmas morning!

Will I be getting the Barbie Dream House or the Malibu Barbie Convertible? I'm hoping for the Dream House, but if it's the Malibu Convertible, I'm not going to pout about it and have a tantrum.




andym

(5,447 posts)
5. She will likely make a cautious pick
Thu Jul 21, 2016, 06:21 PM
Jul 2016

Too bad, because there are some great progressives to choose from. She wants someone with foreign policy experience apparently.

StevieM

(10,500 posts)
7. I followed your rules and voted for who I believe she will pick: Tom Vilsack. But I am still hoping
Thu Jul 21, 2016, 06:26 PM
Jul 2016

for Xavier Becerra.

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