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Is Sarah Palin going to be our next President?

Old 01-13-10, 01:52 PM
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Re: Is Sarah Palin going to be our next President?

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You can say the same thing about a bunch of politicians - including the one we have in the White House.

She did some executive experience - you can't say the same thing about the one we have in the White House.
Please don't compare the backgrounds of Obama and Palin. It's a laughable comparison.
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Re: Is Sarah Palin going to be our next President?

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Change Palin with Clinton, and that reads the same. I don't think Palin will ever be a serious contender, but I never thought Hillary would be (on a national level) either. I don't think Palin is any more polarizing than Clinton was.
Do you actually think Palin could pull of being SoS?
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Please don't compare the backgrounds of Obama and Palin. It's a laughable comparison.
True....Obama was a community organizer.
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Re: Is Sarah Palin going to be our next President?

Her background on paper sounds impressive, it just doesn't ever seem like she learned anything from it when she opens her mouth.
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Originally Posted by CRM114 View Post
Please don't compare the backgrounds of Obama and Palin. It's a laughable comparison.
Again - Palin had more executive experience than did Obama.

The presidency is an executive office.

Do you care to challenge that?
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Re: Is Sarah Palin going to be our next President?

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Do you actually think Palin could pull of being SoS?
Nice non sequitur.
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Do you actually think Palin could pull of being SoS?
Hadn't thought about it. I was only speaking to how much "the other side" hated each of them, and where they got to, or could get to.

I thought it was impossible for Clinton to ever have a shot at the nominee. It was hers for the taking. As a result, I think it is silly to say that Palin is too unpopular to ever achieve something similar because that is exactly what people said about Clinton.
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Re: Is Sarah Palin going to be our next President?

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This is also a pretty strong opinion: "Many of Palin's critics envision themselves as intellectuals. Some probably are - most are probably not."
That's not a strong opinion. Strip away the rehtorical flourishes and all it says is that Palin has critics, some of whom may have an accurate self-image and some of whom may not.
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Hadn't thought about it. I was only speaking to how much "the other side" hated each of them, and where they got to, or could get to.

I thought it was impossible for Clinton to ever have a shot at the nominee. It was hers for the taking. As a result, I think it is silly to say that Palin is too unpopular to ever achieve something similar because that is exactly what people said about Clinton.
Much as I am loathe to say anything nice about Hilary Clinton, I will have to admit that she took the opportunity of winning a Senate seat from NY and made the most of it. By most accounts she was a hard-working, diligent, and deferential legislator, something I would not have expected.
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I'd agree with that.
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Nice non sequitur.
When the post I am responding to begins "Change Palin with Clinton" I think it's a fair point to consider. It is downright comical to think of Palin as the nation's top diplomat.
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Again - Palin had more executive experience than did Obama.

The presidency is an executive office.

Do you care to challenge that?
And Obama has educational chops and was the president of Harvard Law Review. Their gap in intellectual ability is glaring.
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When the post I am responding to begins "Change Palin with Clinton" I think it's a fair point to consider.
No, not really, when the subject of discussion is how polarizing a figure a person is, not how qualified they are for a given position.
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It is downright comical to think of Palin as the nation's top diplomat.
While Clinton having the same job is simply terrifying?
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The other NY Senator was greatly saddened by Hillary's election.
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No, not really, when the subject of discussion is how polarizing a figure a person is, not how qualified they are for a given position.
Sure, if you take my post as a continuation of your discussion.

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While Clinton having the same job is simply terrifying?
Possibly. But I'd at least prefer to have someone that knows the difference between North and South Korea and is cognizant of the fact that Saddam Hussein was not behind 911. Palin's comical lack of knowledge would be FAR more terrifying and to suggest she'd be ready for the Presidency (!) is lunacy. But I respect your correlation of the two's abilities even if way off base.
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And Obama has educational chops and was the president of Harvard Law Review. Their gap in intellectual ability is glaring.
That's true.

When Palin doesn't know something, she tries to bluff her way through & sounds idiotic.

When Obama doesn't know something, he says, "That's above my pay grade" and sounds like a genius.
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Does she or does she not have better boobs than Hitler?

Great, Thor.

Now you've given Roger Corman a treatment for a new movie.
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Sure, if you take my post as a continuation of your discussion.

And if you don't, it was a non sequitur
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And Obama has educational chops and was the president of Harvard Law Review. Their gap in intellectual ability is glaring.
So that's where his executive experience comes from.
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Re: Is Sarah Palin going to be our next President?

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And if you don't, it was a non sequitur
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The other NY Senator was greatly saddened by Hillary's election.
Today must be the day for pointless non sequiturs. I must have missed the memo.
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And Obama has educational chops and was the president of Harvard Law Review. Their gap in intellectual ability is glaring.
I wasn't talking about intellectual. I specifically said executive experience.

Again - do you care to challenge which one had the most executive experience?

I thought not.
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And if you don't, it was a non sequitur
Exactly. But truthfully, I wasn't aware I was under the scrutiny of the non sequitur police.
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Today must be the day for pointless non sequiturs. I must have missed the memo.
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I wasn't talking about intellectual. I specifically said executive experience.

Again - do you care to challenge which one had the most executive experience?

I thought not.
Are you suggesting Palin's executive experience would have proven more valuable than intellectual ability. The mayor of my town is better than Obama! Yay.
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