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dave123williams Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-24-07 01:11 PM
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61. Hillary Clinton is a Rhodes Scholar, and a Senator. Laura Bush is a chainsmoking librarian.

A chainsmoking librarian married....to a monkey.

Let's juxtapose that against someone who's been on the Senate Armed Services committee, Senate Foreign Relations committee, a Rhodes Scholar, and who also happened to be first lady of Arkansas, and then the Nation.

Does that about sum it up for you?
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  -As First Lady, has Laura Bush gained experience in foreign policy to brag about? zulchzulu  Dec-23-07 03:31 PM   #0 
  - Has she performed any envoy functions? Sat on any policy boards?  MADem   Dec-23-07 03:37 PM   #1 
  - I could look into that if you want. My barf bag supply is low however  zulchzulu   Dec-23-07 03:54 PM   #8 
  - She says otherwise, but whatever... nt  MADem   Dec-23-07 04:00 PM   #12 
  - Let's face it  saskatoon   Dec-24-07 02:45 PM   #68 
  - Being first lady may or may not  wicasa   Dec-23-07 03:38 PM   #2 
  - LOL  liberal N proud   Dec-23-07 03:39 PM   #3 
  - Pickles/Nancy 2012!!  Kucinich4America   Dec-23-07 03:39 PM   #4 
  - One also wonders if Condi has a blue dress - more common experience  ThomWV   Dec-23-07 03:40 PM   #5 
  - I would like to say stupid is as stupid does.  Sarah Ibarruri   Dec-23-07 03:43 PM   #6 
  - Hillary Clinton gained experience by the same standard Eleanor Roosevelt did.  Tom Rinaldo   Dec-23-07 03:50 PM   #7 
  - So if you overstepped your role at your job, you can put that "experience" on your resume?  zulchzulu   Dec-23-07 03:57 PM   #9 
  - Call it anything you want. But if the logic you are using ends up assigning  Tom Rinaldo   Dec-23-07 04:03 PM   #13 
  - the trouble with that kind of argument is it works against  cali   Dec-23-07 04:03 PM   #14 
  - Funny, I wasn't aware that there was an official job description for First Ladies.  TwilightZone   Dec-23-07 04:04 PM   #15 
  - There's no official description because it's not an official job  Kucinich4America   Dec-23-07 04:22 PM   #23 
     - So, if there are no official boundaries set for the job, how does one overstep them?  TwilightZone   Dec-23-07 04:31 PM   #28 
  - Can Obama even count his Senate experience with as many votes he has missed?  rinsd   Dec-23-07 05:34 PM   #37 
  - self-delete. n/t  JTFrog   Dec-23-07 09:11 PM   #48 
  - Obama touting his 'foreign playground experience' has added a whole sub-basement  Tactical Progressive   Dec-23-07 06:35 PM   #43 
  - that was awfully well said.  cali   Dec-23-07 03:59 PM   #10 
  - i'd use sexist bullshit myself  sniffa   Dec-23-07 04:05 PM   #16 
     - It's so flattering to have you at my heels in all these threads  cali   Dec-23-07 04:24 PM   #24 
        - no problem brownie  sniffa   Dec-23-07 04:43 PM   #30 
  - Nicely said Tom,  seasonedblue   Dec-23-07 05:03 PM   #33 
  - Where's the proof that Hillary was "actually deeply involved in the" Clinton I administration?  ClarkUSA   Dec-23-07 05:05 PM   #34 
     - Early on Bill delegated her to coordinate his Administration's biggest domestic priority  Tom Rinaldo   Dec-23-07 06:15 PM   #41 
        - Healthcare reform was the only time she was "deeply involved" - and she screwed it up  ClarkUSA   Dec-23-07 09:42 PM   #53 
           - Same to you wherever you now be :) n/t  Tom Rinaldo   Dec-23-07 11:28 PM   #54 
  - Hillary was there to LEARN....Laura Bush is a potted plant...  opihimoimoi   Dec-23-07 04:00 PM   #11 
  - True that ..  Lil Missy   Dec-23-07 04:21 PM   #22 
  - Why do you hate chicks?  Vickers   Dec-23-07 04:06 PM   #17 
  - MORE SEXIST BULLSHIT!!!!1!!1!!!1!!!  sniffa   Dec-23-07 04:08 PM   # 
     - C'mon, you have a better sense of humor than that.  Vickers   Dec-23-07 04:13 PM   #20 
        - thank you  sniffa   Dec-23-07 04:19 PM   #21 
           - one of the few times I wish I had  cali   Dec-23-07 04:26 PM   #25 
           - Please tell me it's not a mashed potato martini...  Vickers   Dec-23-07 04:30 PM   #27 
  - Her HUSBAND isn't in the loop - imagine how far out of the loop SHE is...  FormerRushFan   Dec-23-07 04:08 PM   #18 
  - She had just as much right and authority as Tipper Gore did when she forced the PMRC upon us.  Peake   Dec-23-07 04:12 PM   #19 
  - Guys...Hillary has the edge on experience. Get over it.  Perry Logan   Dec-23-07 04:28 PM   #26 
  - Exactly.  Tom Rinaldo   Dec-23-07 04:37 PM   #29 
  - you know who else had experience--Gingrich  saskatoon   Dec-24-07 03:02 PM   #69 
  - seriously.  annie1   Dec-23-07 09:15 PM   #50 
  - Yes she is ready! VOA: "Laura Bush is taking an increasingly public role on foreign policy matters."  ClarkUSA   Dec-23-07 04:58 PM   #31 
  - Other: Laura would still make a better President than her husband...  Catchawave   Dec-23-07 05:00 PM   #32 
  - Has she made many solo overseas trips?  ElizabethDC   Dec-23-07 05:14 PM   #35 
  - As of October 15, 2007, Laura Bush went on 14 solo trips overseas  zulchzulu   Dec-23-07 08:53 PM   #46 
     - That's more than I would have thought. Hillary visted more than 50 countries on her own  ElizabethDC   Dec-23-07 09:18 PM   #51 
  - She's probably better at it  comradebillyboy   Dec-23-07 05:30 PM   #36 
  - C'mon. Hillary was really involved in everything during Bill's Presidency.  MrSlayer   Dec-23-07 05:38 PM   #38 
  - I think being first lady gives you experience in serving tea and  Cleita   Dec-23-07 05:59 PM   #39 
  - no, it doesn't give her executive experience but  cali   Dec-23-07 06:47 PM   #44 
  - Well, she didn't sit in on "all" of Bill's meetings.  bvar22   Dec-24-07 10:59 AM   #58 
  - I voted "Other" because I like to vote in polls.  wellstone dem   Dec-23-07 06:05 PM   #40 
  - Surely you arent suggesting laura and hillary are in any way equals.  Egnever   Dec-23-07 06:21 PM   #42 
  - This is a joke, right?  Diamonique   Dec-23-07 07:09 PM   #45 
  - Obama does lack First Lady experience.  AtomicKitten   Dec-23-07 08:56 PM   #47 
  - 'Buy 1 get 1 free'. It's clear Hillary had more to do with policy than Laura.  annie1   Dec-23-07 09:14 PM   #49 
  - Laura?  ArkySue   Dec-23-07 09:24 PM   #52 
  - This poll doesn't lend itself to ANY answer.  FlyingSquirrel   Dec-23-07 11:36 PM   #55 
  - I guess that you're this obtuse  Beacool   Dec-24-07 12:02 AM   #56 
  - Laura Bush has never sought to be involved in the administration.  pnwmom   Dec-24-07 01:30 AM   #57 
  - huh?  musicblind   Dec-24-07 11:27 AM   #59 
     - I agree. And welcome to DU, musicblind! n/t  pnwmom   Dec-24-07 12:49 PM   #60 
  - Hillary Clinton is a Rhodes Scholar, and a Senator. Laura Bush is a chainsmoking librarian.  dave123williams   Dec-24-07 01:11 PM   #61 
  - did she get the Rhodes Scholarship when she married Bill?  sniffa   Dec-24-07 01:58 PM   #64 
     - Ah, I thought they met at Oxford. I'm so sorry; she's merely a Yale Law School Graduate.  dave123williams   Dec-24-07 04:44 PM   #71 
  - No. Shes involved in Education issues. Not foreign relations.  wlucinda   Dec-24-07 01:41 PM   #62 
  - Comparing pickles to Hillary? Surely you jest. nt  Jim4Wes   Dec-24-07 01:43 PM   #63 
  - Dumbest poll of the day!  joeybee12   Dec-24-07 02:00 PM   #65 
  - lol nt  Jim4Wes   Dec-24-07 02:42 PM   #67 
  - My 7 year old has as much foreign policy experience to brag about as Laura Bush.  SunDrop23   Dec-24-07 02:26 PM   #66 
  - Dunno. Check the WH visitor logs for times Chimpy wasn't home. n/t  Zorra   Dec-24-07 03:49 PM   #70 
 

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