Ted Strickland, the Democratic governor of that battleground state of Ohio, a longtime supporter of Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, signaled his disinclination to be on the Democratic ticket in an interview on National Public Radio today, according to a story in the New York Times.
I had mentioned Strickland’s name as a potentional VP candidate based solely on the electoral votes that Ohio could bring to the Obama camp.
The fact that Strickland took his name out of contention so early could be a bad sign for Obama.
Fact of the matter is, there aren’t that many qualified candidates who have the name recognition to be Veep.
We’ll continue to follow the VP selection story …