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Wed Jan 30, 2019, 10:15 PM

Not the most popular, but the most qualified to become the next President. (opinion)

Joe Biden. Hillary Clinton.

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Reply Not the most popular, but the most qualified to become the next President. (opinion) (Original post)
Stuart G Jan 2019 OP
a kennedy Jan 2019 #1
LuvLoogie Jan 2019 #2
Mike Nelson Jan 2019 #3
LuvNewcastle Jan 2019 #6
Jarqui Jan 2019 #4
kurtcagle Jan 2019 #5
MrsCoffee Jan 2019 #8
peggysue2 Jan 2019 #10
Polybius Jan 2019 #7
bobbieinok Jan 2019 #9
Thekaspervote Jan 2019 #11

Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2019, 10:21 PM

1. Sorry, but after the piece of shit we've had in the White House........

most qualified just might not be the best candidate for us. REALLY, ANYONE WHO SEEMS the opposite of “him” might just be the ticket for the Dems. JMHO.

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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2019, 10:23 PM

2. I agree with that.

I think we missed our opportunity, though. Tragic consequences and espionage thwarted us.

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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2019, 10:26 PM

3. True, but...

… people seem to want a newer candidate. I can see Hillary an/or Joe entering and winning if something happens that demands experience... a major political assassination, North Korea launches a nuclear attack, Russia invades a NATO country, another Great Depression, etc... something that illustrates why it's good to have an experienced President.

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Response to Mike Nelson (Reply #3)

Wed Jan 30, 2019, 10:36 PM

6. I could see that. FSM help us if any of those things happen.

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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2019, 10:35 PM

4. Currently, Biden may be the most popular of those who

have declared or might declare. Hillary's favorables are well under water.

Both Biden and Clinton would be the most qualified

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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2019, 10:35 PM

5. What are the qualifications to be President

The Presidency is an interesting job - it requires a fairly deep understanding of how complex systems work, but it also requires that a person be inspiring and capable of leading.

I voted for Hillary Clinton on the basis of her competency as an administration. However, for all the questions about the legality of Trump's presidency, Clinton failed on the leadership test. She was never able to control the narrative, and during the campaign she came off as being unable to fend off the attacks against her. Was it an unfair benchmark? Oh, yes, absolutely, but you do not get to be president by playing fairly. You win it by assuming your opponent is going to be a bastard, and you build your whole strategy around that. Clinton underestimated Trump badly, not necessarily his intellect, but his abilities to sell himself. She didn't do the same, and the end it cost her the presidency.

Jury's still out on Biden. I like Joe - he's the kind of guy that reminds you of your favorite uncle - but again, he doesn't inspire. A good president shouldn't necessarily be the best at all things, but he or she should be the kind of person that makes you want to give your best to make a shared vision possible. A good president also knows how to delegate the rest.

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Response to kurtcagle (Reply #5)

Wed Jan 30, 2019, 10:40 PM

8. She didn't "lose". The election was stolen.

I am really tired of seeing the ridiculous narrative that she ran a bad campaign or was a bad candidate.

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Response to MrsCoffee (Reply #8)

Thu Jan 31, 2019, 12:13 AM

10. Yes, thank you for that, Mrs. Coffee

I too am tired of the false narrative. Trump has been illegitimate since election night. Hillary Clinton's 'loss' was manipulated, the election was stolen and Trump--as well as many in the GOP--are compromised treason-weasels.

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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2019, 10:37 PM

7. How about that ticket?

Biden/Hillary 2020.

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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2019, 11:01 PM

9. Each one TOO OLD!!!

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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Thu Jan 31, 2019, 12:34 AM

11. Agree!

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