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WASHINGTON - Barack Obama is considering former top military leaders among his possible running mates, according to a senator who met Tuesday with the Democratic presidential candidate's vice presidential vetting team.
North Dakota Sen. Kent Conrad told The Associated Press said the team asked him about potential candidates from three broad categories — current top elected officials, former top elected officials and former top military leaders.
Originally posted by 123space
Might be his idea to have retired military leaders for VP to fix American conflict's around the world.
The Pentagon program, which clearly violated US law against covert government propaganda, embedded more than 75 retired military officers -- most of them with financial ties to war contractors -- into the TV networks as "message surrogates" for the Bush Administration.
#1: Creating a secret propaganda campaign to manufacture a false case for war against Iraq
The conspiracy: Bill Clinton taps his sometimes friend Wesley Clark to save the day for Hillary. He will be put up as a VP for Obama, then Obama will be assassinated after the election and Hillary will become Clark's VP and heir apparent for 2016.
Originally posted by lonewolf37
Well his church of 20 years was cast off like a dirty pair of socks as soon as it didn't suite his political identity any more.
There is something in me that is telling me he is lying.
Originally posted by vor78
That may be a good thing for him, but consider the downside. He runs the risk of choosing a VP candidate that overshadows his own qualifications.