This just in...
Remember, you heard it here first. I expect the wire services will break this story in the next couple of minutes....Ed
BROKEN ELBOW METEOR NEWS
BROKEN ELBOW, OKLAHOMA
After much consultation with noted Democratic leaders around the country, presumptive presidential nominee Barack Obama has selected a political unknown for his running mate. Largely unknown outside Oklahoma, his choice for vice president is Dr. Walter Crankset, a researcher and political activist at the University of Northeastern Oklahoma, extension campus in Broken Elbow. Doctor Crankset said in a brief interview this morning, that he was looking forward to the challenge of the fall campaign, mainly because it would help him
pay off his bar bill highlight various political causes.
Oklahoma's Republican leadership was stunned at the selection of Dr. Crankset. “He's a wanted man in at least 3 counties,” said Billy Joe Doug Igniewtowski, whose daughter was once engaged to Dr. Crankset. “If he crosses the county line, I'll see his sorry butt in jail!”
It promises to be an interesting fall campaign.