Barack Obama is VERY popular with Democrat’s…..
Biden was the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee for those hearings, which focused on Hill’s claims of sexual harassment against Thomas.
Basil Smikle, a Democratic strategist who served as the executive director of the New York State Democratic Party, predicted that Biden’s Iraq vote “will come up but will likely not be as potent in this current climate compared to his questioning of Anita Hill.”
Biden’s son Beau Biden, who died of cancer in 2015, served in Iraq. Smikle said the deployment of Biden’s son would give voters insight into his thinking on the matter.
Biden could also gain support on the issue by the mere fact that Obama selected him to be his vice president even in spite of the vote.
“And if you start attacking Biden about that, you’re essentially attacking Barack Obama and that’s a dangerous path to go down,” said Democratic strategist Chris Kofinis. “If you want to make this a referendum on Obama that’s dangerous considering he’s still the most popular politician in Democratic politics.”…