Gibson starts with a genius move. He asks,

Why wouldn’t you pick each other as running mates?

and throws it out to both candidates.

The silence, as the Hotline

might say

, was long enough you could knit a sweater.

Obama says it’s too premature to say. Clinton says the party is going to close ranks around the nominee no matter what happens. (Even though Obama

hasn’t crossed the commander-in-chief threshold

, of course.) In other words: No comment.