Joe Biden Doesn't Want Your Sloppy Seconds

Joe Biden Doesn't Want Your Sloppy Seconds

Joe Biden Doesn't Want Your Sloppy Seconds

A campaign blog.
Jan. 3 2008 1:50 PM

Joe Biden Doesn't Want Your Sloppy Seconds

Biden's campaign just sent out this release, probably because they're sick of getting asked about it:

"There are no discussions underway and there will be no deal with any campaign. We believe Sen. Biden is strong enough on his own. Everyone knows that Sen. Biden is a popular second choice for the supporters of all the other campaigns.  We remain confident that Sen. Biden will surprise folks this evening."

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The funny thing is, the statement suggests that Biden isn't making any deals in which he would take supporters from non-viable candidates. When in reality, seeing as he polls in the single digits, any deals he makes would more likely be with a frontrunner like Clinton or Obama, in which he would throw his supporters their way. He should be more worried about losing his supporters to a leading candidate than drawing supporters from non-viable candidates like Dodd, Kucinich, and Gravel.