New Republic Writer: Hillary ‘Simply Has to Select Barack Obama As Her Running Mate’

New Republic Writer: Hillary ‘Simply Has to Select Barack Obama As Her Running Mate’

NewsBusters.org ^ | 2015-04-14 | Tom Johnson

Posted on 4/14/2015, 10:17:01 PM by E. Pluribus Unum

The title of a famous essay by Jonathan Swift and that of a Tuesday New Republic article by Brian Beutler each starts with “A Modest Proposal.” There are, however, many differences concerning the two pieces. One is that Swift’s was a satire, whereas Beutler’s is a fantasy. Another is that pretty much anyone who somehow took Swift’s proposal seriously would find it horrifying, while Beutler’s suggestion — that the 2016 Democratic ticket should consist of Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama — will horrify mostly conservatives (and opponents of dynastic politics who already were upset over the prospect of a Hillary v. Jeb race).

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via New Republic Writer: Hillary ‘Simply Has to Select Barack Obama As Her Running Mate’.

via New Republic Writer: Hillary ‘Simply Has to Select Barack Obama As Her Running Mate’.

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