Here we go with the speculation about changes Barack Obama could make to enhance his chances of re-election. One of those proposed changes is making Hillary Clinton his running mate. Richard Benedetto makes the case at Real Clear Politics:
Clinton would add some much-needed pizazz to a tough campaign that [Joe] Biden does not. More importantly, she would shore up a shaky Democratic base, a huge part of which consists of disappointed women who still believe the secretary of state should have been president and would have done a better job than Obama.
Biden, who ran for president himself in 2008, was picked for vice president largely to make up for the foreign policy experience that Obama lacked. After all, he had been chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. But Clinton, after three years of solid performance as secretary of state, more than matches that, making Biden expendable.
It is Clinton’s voice, not Biden’s, that we hear when the administration speaks out on