Why VP sweepstakes coverage is so annoying Blog ››› August 19, 2008 10:46 AM EDT ››› ERIC BOEHLERT ? Because the press regularly embraces common sense and dresses it up as breaking news. Like today's AP headline: "Obama Veep Announcement Expected In Coming Days." Short Link copy link Posted In Elections We've changed our commenting system to Disqus. Instructions for signing up and claiming your comment history are located here. Updated rules for commenting are here. View the discussion thread.