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AUTHOR(S)
Scheiber, Noam
PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
New Republic;3/15/2004, Vol. 230 Issue 9, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The point is almost too obvious to make, but it doesn't seem to have penetrated the conventional wisdom yet, so here goes: Who cares whether or not John Kerry personally likes John Edwards or if he thinks Edwards has taken some cheap shots at him during the campaign? Since when has a vice-presidential selection been about "chemistry," as Dan Balz put it in The Washington Post earlier this week? Yes, yes, everyone loved that great Clinton-Gore chemistry in 1992. But did Reagan like Bush Sr.? Did Kennedy like Johnson? Did Eisenhower like Nixon? [The] bottom line is that Kerry is going to pick Edwards if he thinks he'd give him the biggest boost electorally.
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