Last week, there was excitement about the possibility of John Edwards joining Barack Obama on the Democratic presidential campaign ticket. However, by week’s end, Edwards came out with strong public statements that he is not seeking and would not accept the vice presidential spot on an Obama for President campaign.
Now, along comes Kathleen Sebelius, the Governor of Kansas who has earned a reputation for strong defense of the American Constitution against ideological extremists, and protection of the welfare of the people of Kansas against big corporations looking to make a big profits in a state they thought was vulnerable. As energy interests have tried to push through new polluting coal-fired power plants in Kansas, Governor Sebelius has taken out her veto pen every time.
Kathleen Sebelius seems a much more attractive candidate for Vice President than Hillary Clinton. She isn’t divisive. She’s strong, yet dignified. She shares Obama’s Kansas roots, and would bring Electoral College victory by adding midwestern states to the classic blue Democratic territory.