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August 24, 2008

Biden 3

Biden-Pope

This certainly can’t hurt while Obama is grinding it out in Pennsylvania.

(image: unattributed.  http://biden.senate.gov. caption: Jill and Joe Biden meet with Pope John Paul II at the Vatican in April 1980.)

  • Julia Grey

    Is that Howard Baker in the background?

  • Molly

    Oh, it’s a veil on her head. I thought she had an unfortunate run in with her hairbrush and it was still hanging there. This is the voice of experience.
    Man, the Pope was really young once, wasn’t he?

  • yesterday

    bag, could you consider giving this photo analysis?
    cspan’s washington journal showed the wapo’s print version of this photo, front cover of their convention 2008 section, which took up the whole page.
    but in their web version, they’re just showing this tiny version, which stunts its emotional impact.
    photo of barack
    Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., throws a lei
    at the point where he scattered his mother’s ashes in Honolulu, Hawaii,
    Thursday, Aug. 14, 2008. Sen. Obama is in Hawaii for a vacation. (Alex Brandon — AP)

    taken from the slideshow from this article.

  • Zach

    yesterday – vaguely reminds me of the sorcerer’s apprentice…

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