Monday, January 14, 2008

David Letterman: Clinton and Obama together would be "powerful ticket"

On April 9, 2007, Barack Obama fielded a question from David Letterman on "Late Night" as follows.

It’s not uncommon, at least in some Democratic circles, to ponder the possibilities of a joint presidential ticket of Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama. And in most conversations, the names are listed in precisely that order.

But when that question is raised on tonight’s Late Show with David Letterman, Senator Obama asks for a bit of clarity.

“That would be a powerful ticket,” Mr. Letterman says of the two senators. "Undeniably that would be a powerful ticket.”

Mr. Obama replies: “Which order are we talking about?”