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Pillbug Toenibbler wrote:Progressives were hoping for a VP that indicated that Clinton was moving away from the business as usual model for the party. They were hoping for a Warren, a Booker, or perhaps even a Sanders. The choice of Kaine was a choice made by someone who was ignoring them entirely.Turin the Mad wrote:Agreed. Oliver & his writers sacrificed truth for a lame joke.MMCJawa wrote:Which is a pretty bad reason to slam a VP candidate. 2 minutes, 45 seconds of "well, he's boring" is a waste of bandwidth.TriOmegaZero wrote:John Oliver reference...he compared Kaine with getting a rice cooker as a christmas present...serviceable but kind of boring and not likely to cause any excitement.Drahliana Moonrunner wrote:The rice cooker presented for VP...Sorry, what is the meaning behind this insult?Drahliana Moonrunner wrote:And Pence as the same make and model of rice cooker,only with hate slogans hand written on it.
If Kaine is a boring white "rice cooker", Pence is a septic tank pump. Pence's most redeeming quality is he isn't quite as horrifying as Trump or Cruz.
And I refuse to call Kaine a rice cooker until we've seen a demonstration of how well he makes pancakes.
Then you haven't been paying attention, because Kaine has been quietly progressive for decades now.