One would think that, now that the candidates for both parties are known, both of their vice-presidential choices would be the issue. How naive I am. In media-land, there’s really only one party running for the White House — the Democrats and some sort of vaguely known, but not really worrisome, opposition. Or so one would suspect reading the opening to the Reuter’s VP story:
Obama’s vice presidential choice now the focus
With Hillary Clinton out of the U.S. presidential race, Democrats on Sunday began healing wounds from a bruising nominating contest and speculated about Barack Obama’s vice presidential choice.
Obama, who clinched the Democratic presidential nomination last week, was off the campaign trail, preparing for a tour of the country in his race against the presumptive Republican candidate John McCain in November.