Well, even though the Obama camp hasn’t yet sent out their super-cool text message VP announcement, it’s been leaked… BO’s choice is Delaware Senator Joseph Biden.
In other news, the chronic insomnia I’ve struggled with for years may have just been cured.
**(I wonder if there actually is a camp somewhere in the mountains; they’re always talking about the “Obama Camp.”)
Anyway, although I’ve had to reluctantly let go of my own Vice-Presidential aspirations, there are a LOT of other people Obama could have chosen, who would have been a LOT more fun. Here are three of them:
1. That guy who played attorney Jackie Chiles on Seinfeld (actor Phil Morris). Let’s come to terms with the elephant in the room, people: Obama is Black, which is historically interesting. He’s also got the charisma of a paper plate, which sort of puts a cloud over this historic opportunity. Let’s get another Black guy who’s hilarious.
2. Barak’s long-lost Kenyan brother, George. This is an interesting story. Apparently Barak’s dad had another son, George, who has grown up in Kenya and currently survives on about a dollar a month and lives in a small hut. By all indications, although he’s excited about Barak’s notoriety, George seems content with living a reclusive live. Isn’t that essentially what the Vice-President does??? So if Barak makes George the VP, he can help his brother (which gets all those “why doesn’t he help his brother” people off his back), and his brother can set up another little hut down the street from the White House. Everyone wins.
3. That Tim Gunn guy from Project Runway. Oh sure, the fact that he’s gay would make a lot of people uncomfortable. The Obama Camp is definitely going to have to work hard with the Focus on the Family people. But I just think it’d be cool during those times when the Senate is deadlocked and the VP has to come in and break the tie, and he can march in all dressed up and bang the gavel and say, “Make it work, people!”