So it’s Biden, eh?

Mark Wilson/Getty Images For once, the conventional wisdom was right: Barack Obama has chosen Joe Biden to be his running mate. There’s already an incredible amount of instant punditry out there on Obama’s pick (you can find some of it here), but I believe in giving people a chance to speak for themselves before you ...

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For once, the conventional wisdom was right: Barack Obama has chosen Joe Biden to be his running mate.

There's already an incredible amount of instant punditry out there on Obama's pick (you can find some of it here), but I believe in giving people a chance to speak for themselves before you characterize them one way or another (we're already seeing stuff like: He's Obama's Cheney! It's the all-talk ticket! etc.).

Mark Wilson/Getty Images

For once, the conventional wisdom was right: Barack Obama has chosen Joe Biden to be his running mate.

There’s already an incredible amount of instant punditry out there on Obama’s pick (you can find some of it here), but I believe in giving people a chance to speak for themselves before you characterize them one way or another (we’re already seeing stuff like: He’s Obama’s Cheney! It’s the all-talk ticket! etc.).

So, here’s a long, candid interview that Biden gave to Charlie Rose last August. Check it out:

More later…

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