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Obama Was Never Going To Ditch Biden

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WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 24: U.S. President Barack Obama (R) speaks at an event on immigration reform with Vice President Joe Biden (L) in the East Room of the White House October 24, 2013 in Washington, DC. Obama urged the House of Representatives to pass immigration reform legislation already approved by the U.S. Senate during his remarks. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) | Getty File

The news this week that Team Obama supposedly seriously considered dropping Joe Biden for Hillary Clinton during the run-up to the 2012 election is, more than anything, evidence once more for how the imperative to Do Something! produces foolish ideas for campaigns, which produce foolish stories in the press, which in turn push candidates to consider Do Something! even if it's foolish.

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