The question of who will eventually be Barack Obama's running mate is much more of a nail-biter than John McCain's choice.
Because of an issue that has reared its ugly head and has shown us that even though we live in the 21st Century, we are still not without prejudice when it comes to choosing a Dream Ticket.
On the CNN political news site, there is a page devoted to possible Democratic vice presidential candidates. The list was culled, according to the site's editors, from names mentioned in various published articles.
The group is comprised of governors, senators, mayors, former military officers and cabinet post holders. In total, the site considers 29 possibilities. Of those 29, there is one Hispanic (New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson) and 5 women.
It's curious to note that there is not one African American or Asian considered a serious nominee...
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