Vice presidents: How many could you remember?
And the answer is:
Johnson, Humphrey, Muskie, Shriver, Mondale, Ferraro, Bentsen, Gore, Lieberman, Edwards and Biden vs. Lodge, Miller, Agnew, Rockefeller, Bush, Quayle Kemp, Cheney, Palin and Ryan.
Did those names pour forth when you looked at Wednesday's blog post bemoaning how fast vice presidential candidates fade from memory? Or was it more like, "Some guy named Miller . . one had a Greek name . . . there was a woman back in the 1980s . . . etc."
Or did you skip the mental gymnastics and go straight to a web search? If so, then you probably know the vice presidential candidates going back to 1960 for the two major parties were:
Achenblog by Joel Achenbach
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