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Zynx Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-09-05 08:48 AM
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7. Voters have proven throughout history, even during the Cold War,
that they don't give a rat's ass about experience. We had Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan back to back and neither one of them had a lot of experience. Both had only be governors.
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  -WP,pg1: A Triumph For Warner, And a Guide For His Party DeepModem Mom  Nov-09-05 07:59 AM   #0 
  - I Hope Warner Takes On Right-Wing Nut Senator Allen  JPZenger   Nov-09-05 08:04 AM   #1 
  - he won't  DaveinMD   Nov-09-05 08:15 AM   #2 
     - He's Young, He Needs More National Experience  JPZenger   Nov-09-05 08:31 AM   #5 
     - Voters have proven throughout history, even during the Cold War,  Zynx   Nov-09-05 08:48 AM   #7 
     - These are different times. Middle east problems alone are  second edition   Nov-09-05 09:04 AM   #12 
     - Look how the foreign policy "experts" in our party voted on Iraq.  Zynx   Nov-09-05 09:38 AM   #18 
     - So, who is your candidate? You seem to already have one.  Virginian   Nov-09-05 10:10 AM   #20 
     - Bush was even worse in terms of experience  Boomer   Nov-09-05 11:45 AM   #23 
     - senators rarely get elected  orangepeel68   Nov-09-05 08:54 AM   #8 
     - Also, being a Senator from Virginia ...  Virginian   Nov-09-05 02:34 PM   #25 
        - well,being a Senator does give one a platform  orangepeel68   Nov-09-05 06:39 PM   #26 
     - I thought there was some mythical "curse" on Senators becoming president.  Straight Shooter   Nov-09-05 09:15 AM   #15 
     - Senators  DaveinMD   Nov-09-05 09:31 AM   #16 
     - DING!  underpants   Nov-09-05 09:02 AM   #9 
  - "Although Warner has been careful not to criticize Bush directly"  thebigidea   Nov-09-05 08:25 AM   #3 
  - It's mainly because there are certain segments of the Virginia electorate  Zynx   Nov-09-05 08:47 AM   #6 
     - Bush is the one alienating people. He's a weak lame duck getting weaker.  thebigidea   Nov-09-05 09:04 AM   #11 
     - Also, extrapolating to say that gives a foothold for a presidential run  Pithy Cherub   Nov-09-05 09:08 AM   #14 
        - Warner has substantial money of his own and also a lot of ties to  Zynx   Nov-09-05 10:04 AM   #19 
  - I liked the parts about Mark Warner...  Virginian   Nov-09-05 08:28 AM   #4 
  - Local appeal only, IMO. n/t  second edition   Nov-09-05 09:07 AM   #13 
  - This is the "big push for Warner" time. Personally, I think he isn't  second edition   Nov-09-05 09:03 AM   #10 
  - Warner  DaveinMD   Nov-09-05 09:32 AM   #17 
     - It seems to me that Warner has a lot going for him  Frances   Nov-09-05 10:43 AM   #21 
        - not only that  DaveinMD   Nov-09-05 11:28 AM   #22 
  - This is one of the more interesting lines for me:  belle   Nov-09-05 12:02 PM   #24 

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