Thursday, July 12, 2012

Drudge Wants Some Of That Hot Condi Veep Rumor Action


Do I believe this? No, I do not believe this at all. Here is the entirety of Drudge's "article":

**Exclusive**
Late Thursday evening, Mitt Romney's presidential campaign launched a new fundraising drive, 'Meet The VP' -- just as Romney himself has narrowed the field of candidates to a handful, sources reveal. And a surprise name is now near the top of the list: Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice! The timing of the announcement is now set for 'coming weeks'.
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It was Condi who received two standing ovations at Romney's Utah retreat a few weeks ago, and everyone left with her name on their lips. Rice made an extended argument for American leadership in the world. In recent days, she emailed supporters: "2012 is perhaps a turning point for the United States." "The upcoming elections loom as one of the most important in my lifetime," she warned. "I'm very often asked to speak about our current foreign policy and the challenges that lie before us. However, we, as a country, are not going to be able to address any of those international challenges unless we first get our domestic house in order." Developing...
Annnnnnd... that's it. No sources, no nothin', just apparently a little something whipped up out of pleasant dreams of rainbows, whoopie pies, and Manolo Blahniks.

4 comments:

Matty Boy said...

I love the "perhaps" in that first quote! When it comes to saying nothing important, I'm glad to see she still has her "A" game ready.

Think of it! If Condi could also become the next contestant on The Bachelorette, she could finally find that special fella while running for VP, this would be the bestest election EVER!

The Cat's Meow said...

Since Drudgie and Matt Rhoades, Willy's campaign manager, are BFFs, this is either a trial balloon (in which case the anti-choicers and racists in the GOP, of which there are many, will go batshit) or they're trying to change the conversation from Bain. Which won't work. In the meantime, we get to have fun!

Peteykins said...

Cat's Meow, you got it right: they're trying to change the conversation.

Anonymous said...

They left with what on their what?