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Why not Sebelius?
Is Gov. Tim Kaine really just Sebelius light? [ The New Republic] asks why the Virginia governor should trump Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, who has all the same positives, as well as being more experienced. Is Sebelius being hampered by concerns over a backlash if Obama chooses a female running mate other than Hillary Clinton? If Obama is looking for a Washington outsider, the New Republic concludes, he should pick Sebelius who "is just more impressive" than Kaine.¢¢¢Fears that putting a non-Hillary woman on the ticket will hurt Obama just aren't justified, says [ David Knowles of AOLnews.] In fact, he notes, putting Sebelius on the ticket would actually affirm Clinton's contention that a woman is up to the task of being president. : http://blogs.tnr.com/tnr/blogs/the_stump/archive/2008/08/04/why-kaine-over-sebelius.aspx : http://news.aol.com/political-machine/2008/08/04/hillary-and-the-other-woman/