Posted by MAXIMUS
The Democratic National Convention starts next Monday. The Washington Post is reporting that sources close to Virgina Democratic Governor Tim Kaine was told yesterday that he was not going to be the Vice Presidential ticket mate of Barack Hussein Obama. Link here: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/08/22/AR2008082202689.html?hpid=topnews
The WP is reporting that at this moment, Virginia Governor Tim Kaine is in Denver, Colorado prepping for the Democratic National Convention that starts this Monday. Why exactly is Kaine in Colorado now instead of working with the Virginia legislature to solve the $1 BILLION BUDGET SHORTFALL, or the TRANSPORTATION CRISIS, or the CHILD CARE CRISIS, or the DRILLING OFFSHORE CRISIS? Simple, Kaine puts politics before good governance.
Governor Tim Kaine didn't get picked to run as Vice President because he doesn't know how to prioritize or solve important issues for the citizens he promised to effectively serve.
According to Fox News Analyst Dick Morris, in not choosing Tim Kaine as his Vice Presidential running mate: "Obama decided he didn't need a playmate, he needed someone who knows where the men's room is in the White House." Heck, can anyone really say that Kaine ever found the men's room in the Governor's Mansion?
Aside from lack of experience on National Defense and Foreign Affairs, Kaine was not chosen because as Governor he has failed to effectively produce results. Is it too much to ask that a Governor have at least one successful policy initiative before being elevated as a candidate for the Vice Presidency? Not at all. I'm glad Obama agrees with me here.
If Kaine can't swim in the deep end of the pool in Virgina, how can he keep his head above water in Washington D.C.? The closest Kaine gets to the White House is visiting his son at George Washington University.
Friday, August 22, 2008
Posted by MAXIMUS