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Raiden Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-06-05 06:51 AM
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1. I think it only would have helped
His lack of political experience was probably one of the things that originally hindered his campaign during the primaries
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  -If Clark had held an elected political office would he be as popular? fujiyama  Aug-06-05 06:47 AM   #0 
  - I think it only would have helped  Raiden   Aug-06-05 06:51 AM   #1 
  - IMHO, not being in office is the best thing Clark has  wakeme2008   Aug-06-05 07:00 AM   #2 
  - He'd be better known in the Real World  JNelson6563   Aug-06-05 07:08 AM   #3 
  - actually,  Lefta Dissenter   Aug-06-05 07:18 AM   #4 
  - Oh, yeah  WesDem   Aug-06-05 09:35 AM   #5 
     - Wes Clark's Amazing Town Hall Meetings  xkenx   Aug-06-05 10:24 AM   #6 
     - Well said, WesDem. n/t  Auntie Bush   Aug-08-05 09:47 PM   #63 
  - Oh that's too funny  Jai4WKC08   Aug-06-05 10:31 AM   #7 
  - People Never Change...some can't pass up an opportunity to bash Clarkies!  ClarkUSA   Aug-06-05 10:31 AM   #9 
  - JNelson, Do You Think  xkenx   Aug-06-05 10:56 AM   #10 
  - You may be right  JNelson6563   Aug-06-05 11:21 AM   #11 
     - People Never Change....some are so innocent yet continue snarking!  ClarkUSA   Aug-06-05 11:43 AM   #12 
     - I see you're still re-living the primaries  JNelson6563   Aug-06-05 01:05 PM   #14 
        - Au contraire, though some People Never Change in bashing Clark/Clarkies  ClarkUSA   Aug-06-05 01:24 PM   #15 
     - Julie...  FrenchieCat   Aug-06-05 02:49 PM   #17 
        - Whatever Frenchie  JNelson6563   Aug-07-05 08:29 AM   #20 
           - Wish you could, Julie.....wish you could  FrenchieCat   Aug-07-05 10:59 AM   #23 
           - Thank you for proving my point Frenchie  JNelson6563   Aug-08-05 08:18 AM   #53 
              - Actually Julie, finding your snarky comments didn't take any efforts  FrenchieCat   Aug-08-05 12:55 PM   #54 
           - I realize that you're far to busy Saving the World (tm)  Crunchy Frog   Aug-07-05 11:59 AM   #25 
           - Not bitterness, more like frustration  JNelson6563   Aug-08-05 08:14 AM   #52 
              - My "tooting your own horn" remark had nothing to do with that post.  Crunchy Frog   Aug-08-05 08:24 PM   #57 
           - You're "too busy for hero-worship."  wyldwolf   Aug-08-05 08:44 PM   #60 
  - Why don't you just read his position papers and watch some of his  Clark2008   Aug-07-05 01:12 PM   #28 
  - Because clark's words are just that words  Larkspur   Aug-07-05 01:28 PM   #34 
     - And I don't give a frig about your word, either.  Clark2008   Aug-07-05 04:08 PM   #43 
  - But Julie, Clark's online fan club will never be as exlusive as..  wyldwolf   Aug-08-05 08:41 PM   #59 
  - If the Laws of Physics Suddenly Changed ...  Mark E. Smith   Aug-06-05 10:31 AM   #8 
  - Being governor of Arkansas might be a good base for a presidential run  FreeStateDemocrat   Aug-06-05 12:29 PM   #13 
  - Why does he need to be governor of a small state?  Clark2008   Aug-07-05 01:14 PM   #30 
     - To prove that he made the transition from military to civilian politcs  Larkspur   Aug-07-05 01:16 PM   #31 
        - Methinks someone else on this board has more of a complex  Clark2008   Aug-07-05 01:28 PM   #33 
        - Running for Prez without any previous civilian political experience  Larkspur   Aug-07-05 01:35 PM   #37 
           - He was drafted to run.  Clark2008   Aug-07-05 04:04 PM   #42 
        - "He would also have to run............."  howmad1   Aug-08-05 08:52 PM   #61 
  - The question you ask is hypothetical and really cannot be answered  FrenchieCat   Aug-06-05 02:23 PM   #16 
  - Would he have run as a Democrat?  dansolo   Aug-06-05 04:27 PM   #18 
  - At least he wasn't a DLC member for a dozen years...  ClarkUSA   Aug-06-05 04:49 PM   #19 
  - You forgot President Jimmy Carter  Texas_Kat   Aug-08-05 03:24 PM   #56 
  - He wasn't eligible to run for political office until his retirement  Crunchy Frog   Aug-07-05 12:12 PM   #26 
  - Clark could have run for Gov of Arkansas in 2002  Larkspur   Aug-07-05 01:19 PM   #32 
     - Clark also spoke at a Democrat fundraiser at around that same time.  Clark2008   Aug-07-05 01:31 PM   #35 
        - So Clark is a mercenary in civilian politics  Larkspur   Aug-07-05 01:37 PM   #38 
        - This makes no sense  Clark2008   Aug-07-05 04:09 PM   #44 
        - Oh, don't mind her.  Crunchy Frog   Aug-07-05 03:36 PM   #41 
  - Not a "fact" at all  Jai4WKC08   Aug-07-05 05:57 PM   #48 
  - If Clark won a governorship, yeah  JHBowden   Aug-07-05 08:43 AM   #21 
  - My first notion of Clark as a potential leader for our country  Husb2Sparkly   Aug-07-05 10:30 AM   #22 
  - At some point, to get things done, he would have had to compromise.  leyton   Aug-07-05 11:12 AM   #24 
  - That's just funny.  Clark2008   Aug-07-05 01:32 PM   #36 
     - Well, it's funny how you missed my point.  leyton   Aug-07-05 11:31 PM   #49 
  - A fair question to ask-- he's something like an Eisenhower  Muddy Waters Guitar   Aug-07-05 01:07 PM   #27 
  - Clark won't get my support and the main reason is that he didn't bother  Larkspur   Aug-07-05 01:13 PM   #29 
  - I don't think it's Clark who's suffering from a Napolean complex  Clark2008   Aug-07-05 04:15 PM   #45 
  - In many ways it is a PLUS that he hasn't been a lawmaker.  Sparkly   Aug-07-05 02:35 PM   #39 
  - Not sure but in the real world Clark isn't popular  quinnox   Aug-07-05 02:39 PM   #40 
  - Yeah, but I have to question these polls because I know  Clark2008   Aug-07-05 04:32 PM   #46 
  - What I find is that a lot of people don't know who the hell he is  Jai4WKC08   Aug-07-05 05:30 PM   #47 
     - Yeah, wasn't it Joe Lieberman  Crunchy Frog   Aug-08-05 08:32 PM   #58 
  - The only reason I'm not totally 100% behind Clark as my first choice  FreedomAngel82   Aug-07-05 11:43 PM   #50 
  - What else has he done?  FrenchieCat   Aug-08-05 12:01 AM   #51 
  - Well.........Why don't you read up on him?  Auntie Bush   Aug-08-05 10:18 PM   #64 
  - Everyone I know has been with Clark since he exposed  StayOutTheBushes   Aug-08-05 01:22 PM   #55 
  - Clark's pretty damn popular in my neck of the woods, too.  Clark2008   Aug-08-05 08:58 PM   #62 
  - I liked Gert!  fairplay   Aug-08-05 10:32 PM   #65 
     - Yep, she's impressive, isn't she?  LandOLincoln   Aug-08-05 10:34 PM   #66 

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