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One of the most important things a Presidential candidate can do to try to lock in their win is to pick a solid running mate. Some candidates have been ridiculed largely because of their VP’s (Dan Quayle comes to mind). Sarah Palin was considered an awful pick for John McCain and contributed to McCain’s inability to win the 2008 election, back when there were more sane Republicans.
So who do you think Hair Drumpf turned to for assistance? Only the best of course. I mean, he knows the best people, the smartest, the most connected, the most tremendous! He turned to Mr. A. B. Culvahouse Jr.. Who is Culvahouse, you ask? He is the exact same “expert” that helped John McCain pick Sarah Palin. Wait, that was a terrible idea, right?
Well, Daily Kos reports that Culvahouse visited Trump Tower on Wednesday for a meeting with Trump’s aides, presumably to help him narrow down the VP selection process. Will Sarah Palin be on the short list? Sleepypants Carson? Bridgegate Christie? Lyin’ Ted? Little Marco?
Bloomberg reports that Culvahouse served as White House counsel to President Reagan from 1987 to 1989 and assisted with the failed SCOTUS nomination of Robert Bork.
Ironically, Culvahouse talked about the extensive “vetting process” during an interview with the Wall Street Journal in 2012. He explained how all potential VP picks must provide:
“tax returns, medical histories, financial statements, court records and answer questions regarding infidelity, sexual harassment, discrimination, plagiarism, alcohol or drug addiction, delinquent taxes, credit history, and use of government positions or resources for personal benefit.”
Wait, so Herr Trumpf doesn’t have to provide these but his VP pick does? Isn’t that a bit…ridiculous?
By Sarah P