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AP Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-06-03 06:27 PM
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Stats on biography?
I just finished reading about about American foreign policy and the motivations of nearly every major politician were discussed in terms of their biographical experiences.

I admist this is allegorical, but just look at your own experiences. I can't think of a politician for whom biography isn't important.

Also, I think Edwards will be leading, and will beat Bush largely because of biography (and becuase his meshes so well with his policies). The problem for Edwards right now is that media treats him like the plague and most people don't know his biography and his policies. When they learn them, I'm pretty sure he'll surpass politicians whose biography isn't known and whose policies don't clearly mesh with the perception of their character (or mesh in a bad way, like, their biography is Wall St, and their policies help big businesses' profits).
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  -Dean's Achilles Heel? Magic Rat  Oct-06-03 10:33 AM   #0 
  - There is info out about Dean's life  mandyky   Oct-06-03 10:38 AM   #1 
  - that could be true  Magic Rat   Oct-06-03 10:40 AM   #4 
  - I got a very nice letter from Judith Steinberg Dean  Demobrat   Oct-06-03 11:01 AM   #17 
  - Here's Dean's and Judy's Bio!  zidzi   Oct-06-03 11:36 AM   #22 
  - How the fuck can his wife be apolitical?!?  NewYorkerfromMass   Oct-06-03 09:49 PM   #45 
     - I'm voting for a candidate, not his or her spouse  Evanstondem   Oct-06-03 10:39 PM   #49 
     - She's a doctor  KaraokeKarlton   Oct-06-03 10:40 PM   #51 
  - Thought you were going to bring along some facts Rat  wtmusic   Oct-06-03 10:38 AM   #2 
  - facts?  Magic Rat   Oct-06-03 10:41 AM   #6 
     - You titled your post Dean's Achilles Heel  wtmusic   Oct-06-03 10:45 AM   #12 
  - No  clar   Oct-06-03 10:38 AM   #3 
  - I remember that piece  Magic Rat   Oct-06-03 10:43 AM   #8 
  - I don't see any skeletons  party_line   Oct-06-03 10:41 AM   #5 
  - Tts all sealed until 2010  even   Oct-06-03 10:45 AM   #11 
     - Hmmmm....A Doctorate from the College of Straw?  RUMMYisFROSTED   Oct-06-03 11:24 AM   #21 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-06-03 11:42 AM   #25 
  - It'll be interesting to see a candidate w/out a wife  ScotTissue   Oct-06-03 10:42 AM   #7 
  - true  Magic Rat   Oct-06-03 10:44 AM   #10 
  - auditioning for Drudge?  JNelson6563   Oct-06-03 10:44 AM   #9 
  - well, a question mark did follow the title  Magic Rat   Oct-06-03 10:46 AM   #13 
     - If this is so  JNelson6563   Oct-06-03 11:36 AM   #23 
  - I don't think Howard Dean has anything to hide  CMT   Oct-06-03 10:51 AM   #14 
  - Howar d Dean has shared his life  La_Serpiente   Oct-06-03 10:53 AM   #15 
  - Dean's wife wrote me (and probably 50,000 others) a very nice letter  ozone_man   Oct-06-03 10:53 AM   #16 
  - The intentional emphasis is on Dean's views  Capn Sunshine   Oct-06-03 11:13 AM   #18 
  - Oh of course  Taxi Driver   Oct-06-03 11:18 AM   #19 
  - and if you were like the rest of America  Magic Rat   Oct-06-03 05:57 PM   #40 
     - But they did  KaraokeKarlton   Oct-06-03 10:47 PM   #53 
  - He's put stories out about himself  AWD   Oct-06-03 11:21 AM   #20 
  - No. Dean has run for office many times.  orangepeel68   Oct-06-03 11:41 AM   #24 
  - I don't agree. But, his push to deregulate electricity in Vt. will be.  blm   Oct-06-03 11:45 AM   #26 
  - Sigh  AWD   Oct-06-03 11:48 AM   #27 
  - If you think Dean's actions and record bash him, take it up with him.  blm   Oct-06-03 11:55 AM   #29 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-06-03 12:03 PM   #31 
        - Those who don't address such an important issue of our time  blm   Oct-06-03 12:16 PM   #34 
  - Talk about an archeological dig. An 11 year old article.  w4rma   Oct-06-03 11:53 AM   #28 
  - February, 2002 is 11 years old?  blm   Oct-06-03 12:00 PM   #30 
     - It doesn't bother me at all  KaraokeKarlton   Oct-06-03 10:58 PM   #55 
  - He did favor deregulation in the past  KaraokeKarlton   Oct-06-03 10:52 PM   #54 
  - Is that the best you can do?  bitchkitty   Oct-06-03 12:10 PM   #32 
  - Don't Worry  Upfront   Oct-06-03 12:12 PM   #33 
  - His background is Wall Street.  Octafish   Oct-06-03 12:39 PM   #35 
  - Doesn't seem to hurt his numbers n/t  jburton   Oct-06-03 01:55 PM   #36 
  - I think this is important not because of potential skeletons, but because  AP   Oct-06-03 02:09 PM   #37 
  - That was quite a spin on Gore, wasn't it?  blm   Oct-06-03 04:19 PM   #38 
  - I'd like to see some stats on the "biography" thing  Eloriel   Oct-06-03 05:52 PM   #39 
  - Stats on biography?  AP   Oct-06-03 06:27 PM   # 
  - Study Finds People More Likely to Vote Against Than for a Candidate  drfemoe   Oct-06-03 06:27 PM   #41 
  - I think Dean did have a privileged upbringing,  ozone_man   Oct-06-03 06:49 PM   #42 
  - Dean was very "down to earth" on Leno's show  MODemocrat   Oct-06-03 09:44 PM   #43 
  - Wow  Closer   Oct-06-03 09:46 PM   #44 
  - Nope.  msanford   Oct-06-03 10:12 PM   #46 
  - I cannot remember where I read the article, but Dean was interviewed  MrsGrumpy   Oct-06-03 10:15 PM   #47 
  - I can't recall  Pavlovs DiOgie   Oct-06-03 10:39 PM   #50 
  - He's lived his life in Vermont as a normal guy  KaraokeKarlton   Oct-06-03 10:36 PM   #48 
  - This is devestating infomation and I am now going to  A-Schwarzenegger   Oct-06-03 10:42 PM   #52 
     - Graham dropped out  KaraokeKarlton   Oct-06-03 11:05 PM   #56 
 

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