Biden’s top 12 running mates, ranked

Biden’s top 12 running mates, ranked
Stacey Abrams, Joe Biden (Image: LU Staff via Yahoo! News video screen grab, YouTube)

[Ed. – God help us.]

Beyond a plausible president, the 77-year-old Biden needs a running mate who can help him either win the critical Midwestern states of Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin. …

Who can fit the bill? My rankings. …

12. Stacey Abrams

She’s a rising Democratic star who may have gotten a raw deal in the 2018 gubernatorial election in Georgia. But the plain fact remains that the pinnacle of her government service is as a state House minority leader. That does not cross the “Ready on Day One” threshold. …

11. Elizabeth Warren

Warren did Biden two big favors in the primary. She incinerated Mike Bloomberg and she has declined to endorse Bernie Sanders. Perhaps Biden would have won South Carolina and Super Tuesday anyway, but Warren’s assistance certainly didn’t hurt. Should Biden return the favor, and help unite the party’s populist and pragmatist wings with a Warren pick?

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