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Topic - Thomas Eagleton
Former South Dakota Sen. George S. McGovern, a lion of liberal causes in U.S. politics for more than a half-century whose loss in the 1972 presidential race to Richard Nixon would have profound consequences for the course of American politics, died Sunday morning at a hospice in Sioux Falls, S.D., at the age of 90.
Everybody's piling on Joe Biden, and it's not quite fair. Of course, a presidential campaign, like life, is unfair. We have John F. Kennedy's word on that. Maybe we should give ol' Joe a break. He's our only source of campaign humor, if not exactly the sharpest wit.
The dream ticket is actually a good name for the team of Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton. Unfortunately for the Democrats, it happens to be John McCain's dream. For the Democrats in 2008, the selection of Mrs. Clinton as the vice presidential pick could prove disastrous.