I just had this strange vision as I read the AP report that Sen. Barack Obama has clinched the Democratic nomination for president.

Crawling above the headline on the version I read was this item:

"Clinton open to VP nod."

It's 3 a.m. The phone rings. Trouble calling from somewhere in the world.

"Ah, don't worry Barack. I've got it," I hear this familiar voice saying in the dark. "I'm up anyway."

Obama could never sleep.

Would Bill insist on being called Mr. President?