I'll let others decide if Delaware and Virginia are all that much alike. But at what point does Delaware border the commonwealth? Does Kaine even know where "The First State" is? Granted, it's tiny but still, isn't there another state separating us from them? What is Maryland? Chopped liver?
Of course, the question now is how the choice of Joe Biden will play across the country. Joining us are the governors of two key swing states, Tim Kaine of Virginia, who looked for a while like he was going to be the running mate, and our host here in Colorado, Governor Bill Ritter.
And, governors, welcome to "Fox News Sunday."
KAINE: Great to be with you, Chris.
RITTER: Thanks, Chris.
WALLACE: Governor Kaine, we'll get to your near-miss in a moment, but first let's talk Virginia -- 13 electoral votes, hasn't gone for a Democrat since Lyndon Johnson in 1964. But the polls right now say Virginia is dead even. What, if anything, can Joe Biden do for you in Virginia?
KAINE: Well, first, Joe comes from a state, Delaware, that borders Virginia. The eastern shore part of Virginia and Delaware are not only bordering but very, very similar. And I think there's a lot in common, and Joe understands that.Virginia's a very military state, so one in ... [my emphasis]
There can be only one explanation for his otherwise bewildering response: Kaine plans on launching an invasion of Maryland, Putin style!
Alas, poor Tim. If only there had been publicly-funded pre-K education when he was young, he may have a better grasp of U.S. geography today.
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