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95. It also makes as much sense as a Brian Doctor
allowing his wife perform a surgery on one of his patients. She is his wife. Therefore she is qualified to do the surgery.
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  -Hillary as Pres. makes as much sense as Melinda Gates running microsoft mckeown1128  Jun-26-07 09:36 PM   #0 
  - well that`s a new angle n/t  madrchsod   Jun-26-07 09:37 PM   #1 
  - If only Mckeown was a communicator..  Tellurian   Jun-26-07 10:53 PM   #65 
     - Is that supposed to be some profound revelation?  ripple   Jun-27-07 09:05 AM   #120 
        - Hillary is the most qualified candidate in the field of contenders, Dem or Pub..  Tellurian   Jun-27-07 11:22 AM   #127 
           - I disagree.  ripple   Jun-27-07 12:35 PM   #129 
           - No, I'll be clinking a champagne glass, saluting my candidate for a job well done!  Tellurian   Jun-27-07 04:03 PM   #133 
           - Hillary is the most qualified candidate, she also already has the $$$ support from Ins. & healthcare  Imagevision   Jun-27-07 03:24 PM   #132 
  - Haha....Very nicely said. nt  TeamJordan23   Jun-26-07 09:38 PM   #2 
  - <self delete>  TeamJordan23   Jun-26-07 09:38 PM   #3 
  - I'm not a Clinton fan, but why haven't you even mentioned her work in NY  babylonsister   Jun-26-07 09:40 PM   #4 
  - It's in reference to DMC's thread earlier today. nt  TeamJordan23   Jun-26-07 09:42 PM   #6 
  - Who is DMC? NMI=need more info. nt  babylonsister   Jun-26-07 09:47 PM   #10 
     - sorry, here u go:  TeamJordan23   Jun-26-07 10:38 PM   #56 
        - Oh, a TAG TEAM! Got it!  babylonsister   Jun-26-07 10:52 PM   #64 
  - I am not saying that she has no experience  mckeown1128   Jun-26-07 09:47 PM   #9 
  - So any other experience doesn't count? She does have some. nt  babylonsister   Jun-26-07 10:01 PM   #23 
  - Who was that young lawyer for the Watergate Commission and the research that led  CK_John   Jun-26-07 10:09 PM   #30 
     - One of a huge team  karynnj   Jun-27-07 07:28 AM   #105 
     - You are stating because one is a Lawyer you are automatically qualified to be President?  Kingstree   Jun-27-07 07:34 AM   #107 
        - It's a start. They've at least studied the law. Do you think an MBA is a better qualification? n/t  Iris   Jun-27-07 04:12 PM   #134 
        - Those are your words  October   Jun-28-07 09:52 AM   #163 
  - No one is questioning her Senate Experience  Ethelk2044   Jun-27-07 07:22 AM   #102 
  - I question her Senate experience!  bvar22   Jun-27-07 01:27 PM   #130 
  - Who is "many people"? This is the first I've heard it mentioned.  October   Jun-28-07 09:53 AM   #164 
  - I think she does deserve some credit as first lady  karynnj   Jun-27-07 07:24 AM   #103 
  - RNC sexist hogwash!  Jim Sagle   Jun-26-07 09:40 PM   #5 
  - This has nothing to do with her being a female...  mckeown1128   Jun-26-07 09:50 PM   #11 
  - yeah, right  hlthe2b   Jun-26-07 09:57 PM   #16 
  - Can't have a post critical of Hillary...  mckeown1128   Jun-26-07 10:06 PM   #28 
     - I dare say most here are NOT Hillary supporters, myself included.  hlthe2b   Jun-26-07 10:08 PM   #29 
        - You have to explain to me what was sexist in what I said...  mckeown1128   Jun-26-07 10:16 PM   #38 
        - See post #41...  hlthe2b   Jun-26-07 10:22 PM   #43 
        - God...  sendero   Jun-27-07 07:04 AM   #96 
           - A South-Bashing Misanthrope?  HughBeaumont   Jun-28-07 08:34 AM   #158 
           - You don't need to thank hlthe2b  October   Jun-28-07 09:32 AM   #162 
              - You are another...  sendero   Jun-28-07 10:59 AM   #167 
        - You discounted her entire career - from working on the Watergate scandal to her work  Captain_Nemo   Jun-27-07 12:10 AM   #81 
           - Please read this slowly since I have had to type..  mckeown1128   Jun-27-07 01:51 AM   #85 
              - You said that her experience as First Lady (married to Bill) should not count as experience.  Captain_Nemo   Jun-29-07 12:29 AM   #175 
        - This is not sexism. Being a First Lady is not a Political Office.  Kingstree   Jun-27-07 07:24 AM   #104 
           - "No First Lady in American history had ever had such a direct role in making Presidential policy."  Captain_Nemo   Jun-29-07 12:48 AM   #176 
  - I also found the OP to be extremely sexist  lwfern   Jun-28-07 09:25 AM   #160 
  - You're nicer than me. I would have said sexist bullshit.  Midlodemocrat   Jun-26-07 10:02 PM   #25 
  - OK - I'll say it.  emilyg   Jun-27-07 12:20 AM   #82 
  - Ooooh! Lame Victim Card Excuse Alert!!!  zulchzulu   Jun-26-07 11:19 PM   #73 
     - Hey Ace, I'm no fan of Hillary. At all.  Jim Sagle   Jun-26-07 11:30 PM   #74 
        - Now I am sexist and a hidden Republican because...  mckeown1128   Jun-27-07 01:58 AM   #86 
        - Jim, while it can be Rovian, you are aware that TeamClinton will use...  mitchum   Jun-27-07 02:25 AM   #89 
        - Then denounce their ugly tactics. Does it help to emulate them?  Jim Sagle   Jun-27-07 07:06 AM   #97 
        - Ick...  zulchzulu   Jun-27-07 07:09 AM   #99 
  - Your argument requires you simply stop at the title "First Lady"...  SaveElmer   Jun-26-07 09:42 PM   #7 
  - You can't attack Obama for running for president 2 years...  mckeown1128   Jun-26-07 09:53 PM   #13 
  - except she already served one term  dsc   Jun-26-07 09:57 PM   #15 
  - Except Hillary made it very clear...  SaveElmer   Jun-26-07 09:57 PM   #17 
     - You forget that the majority of those in Illinois want  mckeown1128   Jun-27-07 05:08 PM   #139 
  - well...how do you explain how Obama has EXACTLY the same experience  earthlover   Jun-26-07 10:18 PM   #39 
     - Abe Lincoln was a compromise candidate...no one's first choice...  SaveElmer   Jun-26-07 10:36 PM   #54 
        - so you admit that even such an "undistinguished" level of experience such as Lincoln's  earthlover   Jun-26-07 10:57 PM   #68 
        - It is also possible that I could be the one in 200 million...  SaveElmer   Jun-27-07 07:10 AM   #100 
           - Experience is just a small part of the equation as to what makes a good president....  earthlover   Jun-27-07 09:44 PM   #145 
              - Actually it is the Obama people that are obsessed with the topic...  SaveElmer   Jun-28-07 09:30 AM   #161 
        - This is B S Obama's Experience in State Qualifies him to Run along  Kingstree   Jun-27-07 07:49 AM   #109 
  - Melinda Gates will be on the Bloomberg tickek as VP. n/t  CK_John   Jun-26-07 09:45 PM   #8 
  - Melinda Gates was a business lawyer....I suspect she's entirely capable of running MS.  Old and In the Way   Jun-26-07 09:53 PM   #12 
  - This is a defensive post against really dirty attacks on  mckeown1128   Jun-26-07 10:00 PM   #21 
  - Show me a single post that claims...  SaveElmer   Jun-26-07 10:04 PM   #26 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-26-07 10:10 PM   #31 
     - You can't even accurately state your own argument...  SaveElmer   Jun-26-07 10:14 PM   #36 
        - Hillary supporter do make the argument that Obama....  mckeown1128   Jun-26-07 10:23 PM   #46 
           - Didn't see a single post that said Obama was unqualified...  SaveElmer   Jun-26-07 10:29 PM   #48 
              - This sort of looks like one... (Post 24)  hughee99   Jun-27-07 04:47 PM   #137 
              - just so inexperienced that he would have a 1 in 200 million chance....  earthlover   Jun-27-07 09:53 PM   #148 
                 - Actually, by responding to this drivvel about experience, Obama's supporters  earthlover   Jun-27-07 09:57 PM   #149 
     - shhhh...  hlthe2b   Jun-26-07 10:12 PM   #33 
  - Yup...  hlthe2b   Jun-26-07 10:00 PM   #22 
  - Well done.  October   Jun-28-07 10:01 AM   #165 
  - First of all, what do you know about Melinda Gates...  hlthe2b   Jun-26-07 09:54 PM   #14 
  - I don't know anything about Melinda Gates...  mckeown1128   Jun-26-07 10:13 PM   #35 
     - You know nothing re: Melinda Gates nor Hillary Clinton's records  hlthe2b   Jun-26-07 10:19 PM   #41 
        - I did list males on the list too so I guess that makes me...  mckeown1128   Jun-26-07 10:28 PM   #47 
        - Throwing in a couple of male names is not fooling anyone...  hlthe2b   Jun-26-07 10:33 PM   #53 
           - So you admit it...  mckeown1128   Jun-26-07 10:51 PM   #63 
              - Denial is not just a river in Egypt, mckeown1128  hlthe2b   Jun-26-07 11:05 PM   #71 
                 - Do you even know what straw man argument is??  mckeown1128   Jun-26-07 11:39 PM   #76 
                    - You have changed your argument so many times--, even editing  hlthe2b   Jun-26-07 11:50 PM   #77 
                       - I edited very shortly after I originally posted in order to clarify...  mckeown1128   Jun-27-07 12:06 AM   #79 
        - I believe Bill will Agree Melinda is not qualified to run MS.  Kingstree   Jun-27-07 07:32 AM   #106 
           - I seriously doubt Bill would think that about his wife. You may be a woman, but are you aware that  Iris   Jun-27-07 04:22 PM   #136 
  - Melinda Gates could run Microsoft IMO - Gates was no techie - just a rich kid  papau   Jun-26-07 09:58 PM   #18 
  - Nice revisionist history of Gates  lwcon   Jun-27-07 07:15 AM   #101 
     - It is not revisionist history - in 1964 Basic was the IBM terminal programing lanuage - by 1968  papau   Jun-27-07 08:27 AM   #117 
        - Gates is as smart a person as I've ever met  lwcon   Jun-27-07 01:38 PM   #131 
           - Gates did grow the company from 79 to 82 when those of us watching thought he would lose control -  papau   Jun-27-07 08:31 PM   #142 
              - Only one of my meetings with Bill Gates was an interview  lwcon   Jun-27-07 09:47 PM   #146 
                 - I agree - at first the new office seemed so much easier to learn all the  papau   Jun-28-07 08:13 AM   #156 
  - Who says Melinda Gates running Microsoft doesn't make sense?  GloriaSmith   Jun-26-07 09:59 PM   #19 
  - The point of the OP's post is  rpannier   Jun-26-07 10:57 PM   #69 
  - It's like having your surgeons wife claim she's experience to operate because of her hubby.  illinoisprogressive   Jun-26-07 09:59 PM   #20 
  - that is ridiculous...  hlthe2b   Jun-26-07 11:35 PM   #75 
     - Not when that surgeon does not have experience doing Surgery.  Ethelk2044   Jun-27-07 07:56 AM   #112 
  - Obama as President makes as much sense as making a 2nd year Resident Chief of surgery...  SaveElmer   Jun-26-07 10:01 PM   #24 
  - He has more political Experience than her. He has held State  Ethelk2044   Jun-27-07 07:57 AM   #113 
     - Your knowledge of state politics as opposed to national...  SaveElmer   Jun-27-07 10:28 AM   #124 
     - Her work as First Lady WAS political experience. Her work in Senate IS political exp.  Captain_Nemo   Jun-29-07 01:01 AM   #177 
  - Certainly Laura Bush and Joyce Rumsfeld couldn't have done any worse...nt  SaveElmer   Jun-26-07 10:05 PM   #27 
  - You actually have a point there. nt  mckeown1128   Jun-26-07 10:12 PM   #32 
  - None of them are qualified either.  Ethelk2044   Jun-27-07 07:58 AM   #114 
  - I think Senator Clinton is better prepared to be pres than Governor Clinton was  terisan   Jun-26-07 10:13 PM   #34 
  - so what is Hillary's health care program today? that is the issue  earthlover   Jun-26-07 10:23 PM   #44 
     - First goal...  SaveElmer   Jun-26-07 10:31 PM   #50 
        - She acheived her first goal.  JTFrog   Jun-27-07 04:43 AM   #91 
        - Funny...  SaveElmer   Jun-27-07 07:08 AM   #98 
        - S-CHIP was Kennedy/Hatch legislation  karynnj   Jun-27-07 07:49 AM   #108 
  - Melinda Gates is pretty damned smart.  MookieWilson   Jun-26-07 10:15 PM   #37 
  - Elmer, Hil has 6 yrs so she must be first year, Obama has 11  illinoisprogressive   Jun-26-07 10:18 PM   #40 
  - She is in the first year of her second term...  SaveElmer   Jun-26-07 10:23 PM   #45 
     - again if you are gpoing to count this year for Clinton...  mckeown1128   Jun-26-07 10:37 PM   #55 
     - 7-3...6-2 ...  SaveElmer   Jun-26-07 10:39 PM   #57 
        - Correction Hillary 7 Obama 10  Ethelk2044   Jun-27-07 07:59 AM   #115 
           - Correction  SaveElmer   Jun-27-07 10:18 AM   #123 
     - so obama had the same experience 8 years in IL state leg and 2 nationally  earthlover   Jun-26-07 10:39 PM   #58 
        - Feel free to continue looking foolish...nt  SaveElmer   Jun-26-07 10:41 PM   #60 
        - He is correct from your logic  Ethelk2044   Jun-27-07 08:00 AM   #116 
        - sorry, meant to say same experience as LINCOLN!  earthlover   Jun-26-07 10:41 PM   #61 
        - Abe Lincoln was a compromise candidate...no one's first choice...  SaveElmer   Jun-26-07 10:47 PM   #62 
        - nope, I brought a yardstick with me..  Tellurian   Jun-26-07 10:56 PM   #67 
  - Your facts here are skewed: She DID help balance the budget. She and he ( a team)  Captain_Nemo   Jun-26-07 10:19 PM   #42 
  - ok...let's compare the candidates on their ELECTED experience.....  earthlover   Jun-26-07 10:30 PM   #49 
  - Sorry as important as being a state legislator is...  SaveElmer   Jun-26-07 10:33 PM   #52 
     - Right on.  Captain_Nemo   Jun-27-07 12:06 AM   #78 
     - Next they'll add in school board and dogcatcher as "elected experience"  mainer   Jun-28-07 08:46 AM   #159 
  - Pelosi and Thatcher don't have political experience?! nt  mckeown1128   Jun-26-07 10:40 PM   #59 
  - This conversation is not helpful. The topic itself is based in sexism and falsehoods. Maybe we  Captain_Nemo   Jun-27-07 12:08 AM   #80 
     - what sexism.... what was false....??? nt  mckeown1128   Jun-27-07 01:44 AM   #84 
  - If they were really a team - then she already served 8 years as President  karynnj   Jun-27-07 07:52 AM   #110 
     - if they really were a team....why did Monica, et al "happen"?  earthlover   Jun-27-07 09:24 PM   #143 
     - "Monica" was not part of their political agenda  karynnj   Jun-28-07 07:06 AM   #155 
     - Well, a president and vice president are a team  ElizabethDC   Jun-28-07 08:17 AM   #157 
  - WTF are you smoking guy? Hillary would make a fine President...much better than RUDY  opihimoimoi   Jun-26-07 10:32 PM   #51 
  - ... but 45% of the population hasn't already concluded that they won't support Melinda Gates as CEO.  Stop Cornyn   Jun-26-07 10:55 PM   #66 
  - And some of that 45% will give sopme reflection to their decision based on who the republikkans pick  rpannier   Jun-26-07 11:00 PM   #70 
  - Joyce Rumsfeld could probably run the Iraq War a lot better than Don Rumsfeld  Hippo_Tron   Jun-26-07 11:08 PM   #72 
  - She is a terrible general election candidate.  IamyourTVandIownyou   Jun-27-07 12:44 AM   #83 
  - Watch out...  mckeown1128   Jun-27-07 02:04 AM   #88 
     - No, IAmYourTV.. is making a point on her based on her positions  hlthe2b   Jun-27-07 06:37 AM   #92 
        - It is sad that Hillary's supporters are...  mckeown1128   Jun-27-07 05:01 PM   #138 
           - It is her record that you are ignoring...  SaveElmer   Jun-27-07 07:50 PM   #141 
           - Another piece of sexism is voting for Hillary because she is female  earthlover   Jun-27-07 10:21 PM   #150 
  - She has less elected political experience than either Edwards or Obama.  calteacherguy   Jun-27-07 02:02 AM   #87 
  - How does she have less than Edwards?  MonkeyFunk   Jun-28-07 12:09 AM   #151 
  - She has more experience  MonkeyFunk   Jun-27-07 02:48 AM   #90 
  - But Edwards has experience running for president and vice president  earthlover   Jun-28-07 05:26 AM   #153 
     - well I think Clinton  MonkeyFunk   Jun-28-07 10:36 AM   #166 
        - So now Hillary "knows something about" campaigns  earthlover   Jun-28-07 06:48 PM   #170 
           - The fact is  MonkeyFunk   Jun-28-07 08:11 PM   #172 
              - It was Bill's experiences of running in 92 and 96  earthlover   Jun-28-07 10:12 PM   #173 
  - She's got Rupert Murdoch eating out of her hand  Perry Logan   Jun-27-07 06:54 AM   #93 
  - you gotta be kidding! Murdock wants her to be nomnated because he knows she is the easiest target!  earthlover   Jun-28-07 10:15 PM   #174 
  - That's just ridiculous  MaineDem   Jun-27-07 06:55 AM   #94 
  - It also makes as much sense as a Brian Doctor  Ethelk2044   Jun-27-07 06:56 AM   #95 
  - Thank you.  Dawgs   Jun-27-07 07:55 AM   #111 
  - I disagree with you  Evergreen Emerald   Jun-27-07 08:39 AM   #118 
  - With the Logic you just gave I should be able to run Microsoft or any other  Kingstree   Jun-27-07 10:29 AM   #125 
     - I do not understand your analogy  Evergreen Emerald   Jun-27-07 07:47 PM   #140 
  - Actually Melinda Gates makes more sense ...  Everybody   Jun-27-07 09:02 AM   #119 
  - I believe your sexist attitudes are in  femrap   Jun-27-07 09:55 AM   #121 
  - It is not a sexist remark. Hillary supporters were stating that she was  Kingstree   Jun-27-07 10:32 AM   #126 
  - I am asking that you here what I am trying to say.  mckeown1128   Jun-27-07 12:24 PM   #128 
  - What national experience did Bill have before taking Presidency?...None. nt  TeamJordan23   Jun-27-07 10:03 AM   #122 
  - Bravo! I've made the statement - quite similar to yours on a smaller scale.  ShortnFiery   Jun-27-07 04:15 PM   #135 
  - That analogy doesn't work.  Connie_Corleone   Jun-27-07 09:44 PM   #144 
  - Edwards was busy running for president...  mckeown1128   Jun-28-07 12:09 PM   #168 
  - No, but she does have the experience of living he life in a fish bowl  WCGreen   Jun-27-07 09:48 PM   #147 
  - So what *she's tough?* WTF? We need *a leader* not another jerk - bully? n/t  ShortnFiery   Jun-28-07 05:34 AM   #154 
  - The "Experience" Factor  election_2004   Jun-28-07 12:13 AM   #152 
  - This is NOT a good strategy for lifting Obama's poll ratings  Chomskyite   Jun-28-07 12:18 PM   #169 
  - Yes, but most married women don't edge into competing for "The Chief of Staff" position.  ShortnFiery   Jun-28-07 06:55 PM   #171 
  - Not that I have any dogs in this race yet...  LanternWaste   Jun-29-07 07:22 AM   #178 
 

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