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Drachasor Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-12-08 02:56 PM
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47. That's not true at all
He said he opposed the war, and he did. When he said he wouldn't know what he had done, that was while Kerry was running for President (and it was a political necessity that he didn't undermine Kerry).

He is a huge proponent of open government and transparency. That's good judgment.

He said we should go after terrorist targets wherever they are. Hillary/McCain have disagreed, but military experts agree with Obama. The current administration went after such targets in Pakistan and no one on the planet thought that was out of line (even the Bush administration gets things right sometimes). That's good judgment.

He gets rid of people that say outrageous things, rather than keeping them around out of misplaced loyalty. That's good judgment.

Time and time again he's shown very good judgment and his ability to learn from mistakes very quickly. Those are qualities we need in a leader (the fact that he is so inspiration is a huge boon as well).
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  -The problem is not that Hillary said that Obama was unqualified paperbag_ princess  Mar-12-08 02:10 PM   #0 
  - No... the problem is that she said McCain is more qualified.  redqueen   Mar-12-08 02:11 PM   #1 
  - he is more qualified to lead this nation  paperbag_ princess   Mar-12-08 02:14 PM   #4 
     - So if you're an old codger who's pro-life and a warmonger, you're "qualified"?  zulchzulu   Mar-12-08 02:24 PM   #11 
     - why are Obama supporters intentionally obtuse about this?  paperbag_ princess   Mar-12-08 02:35 PM   #24 
        - Name all of Hillary's foreign policy accomplishments.  walldude   Mar-12-08 02:37 PM   #28 
        - Name all of Hillary's foreign policy accomplishments.  walldude   Mar-12-08 02:38 PM   #29 
        - Being in DC a LONG time is not necessarily a reason that someone can be President  zulchzulu   Mar-12-08 03:49 PM   #71 
     - I disagree  democrattotheend   Mar-12-08 02:36 PM   #27 
     - He IS more qualified.  jgraz   Mar-12-08 03:30 PM   #60 
     - Wrong. Experience does not always equal qualified.  cali   Mar-12-08 03:55 PM   #76 
  - To me, the biggest problem is that she thinks she is qualified  dmesg   Mar-12-08 02:11 PM   #2 
  - Exactly.  Alter Ego   Mar-12-08 02:20 PM   #8 
  - She stands up much better to McCain on this issue  paperbag_ princess   Mar-12-08 02:25 PM   #12 
  - THANK YOU! She wouldn't be in the race had she not been one of the women Bill slept with.  elehhhhna   Mar-12-08 03:51 PM   #72 
  - she is thifty with the truth  bambino   Mar-13-08 12:33 PM   #94 
  - He has explained himself, and made a case for himself, time and time again,  wienerdoggie   Mar-12-08 02:14 PM   #3 
  - I have heard what he is saying  paperbag_ princess   Mar-12-08 02:15 PM   #5 
  - So Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy are no good?  Drachasor   Mar-12-08 02:22 PM   #9 
  - most Americans imo are not willing to just go on faith  paperbag_ princess   Mar-12-08 02:32 PM   #19 
  - You mean like Buchanan or Hoover (two of our worst Presidents ever)? Experience means little  Drachasor   Mar-12-08 02:35 PM   #25 
  - we haven't had any opportunity to even see his judgement  paperbag_ princess   Mar-12-08 02:52 PM   #41 
  - That's not true at all  Drachasor   Mar-12-08 02:56 PM   #47 
     - those are not examples of good judgement  amborin   Mar-13-08 03:43 AM   #88 
        - Having a platform and statements you make certainly can be evidence of good judgment  Drachasor   Mar-13-08 11:00 AM   #89 
           - good judgement === good decisions, implemented  amborin   Mar-13-08 12:30 PM   #92 
  - You're changing the argument....  BlackVelvet04   Mar-12-08 03:32 PM   #61 
     - Did you even read the post I was responding to?  Drachasor   Mar-12-08 03:55 PM   #77 
  - There is never ironclad proof. There are no assurances.  NCevilDUer   Mar-12-08 03:35 PM   #63 
  - JFK had lots of experience.  emilyg   Mar-12-08 02:32 PM   #22 
  - 8 years in the senate is not "lots of experience"  Drachasor   Mar-12-08 02:38 PM   #30 
  - Each of those 4 presidents had a long list of accomplishment before achieving  oasis   Mar-12-08 02:36 PM   #26 
  - A long list of accomplishments? Maybe Theodore Roosevelt, but none of the others. Check YOUR facts  Drachasor   Mar-12-08 02:44 PM   #33 
     - Um sorry,but the accomplisments of past presidents doesn't diminish on your say so.  oasis   Mar-13-08 03:26 AM   #84 
        - Their short records speak for themselves  Drachasor   Mar-13-08 11:03 AM   #90 
           - You have proven your point in your mind only. And please don't  oasis   Mar-13-08 11:39 AM   #91 
  - jfk was not a good president, despite the myth  amborin   Mar-13-08 03:36 AM   #86 
  - He actually has some experience. He does sit on the FRC, and  wienerdoggie   Mar-12-08 02:25 PM   #13 
     - I didn't support Edwards for the same reason  paperbag_ princess   Mar-12-08 02:29 PM   #16 
        - Hillary doesn't have much foreign policy OR any exec experience--  wienerdoggie   Mar-12-08 02:32 PM   #21 
           - the Irish are praising Hillary's participation  amborin   Mar-13-08 03:39 AM   #87 
  - but  amborin   Mar-13-08 03:35 AM   #85 
  - No, the problem is our 2nd place finisher in the Primary wrote and will star in  Bigleaf   Mar-12-08 02:15 PM   #6 
  - that is BS  paperbag_ princess   Mar-12-08 02:18 PM   #7 
     - Unfortunately that's not all she said.  Bigleaf   Mar-12-08 02:23 PM   #10 
        - what she said is the truth..  paperbag_ princess   Mar-12-08 02:26 PM   #14 
           - What she said is a crock of shit.  Bigleaf   Mar-12-08 02:27 PM   #15 
           - dupe- sorry nt  paperbag_ princess   Mar-12-08 02:29 PM   #17 
           - lol ...whatever nt  paperbag_ princess   Mar-12-08 02:30 PM   #18 
           - So the truth is ..  dbmk   Mar-12-08 04:10 PM   #80 
  - Apparently, the problem is that you only LISTEN to Clinton  EmperorHasNoClothes   Mar-12-08 02:32 PM   #20 
  - not true  paperbag_ princess   Mar-12-08 02:40 PM   #31 
     - Obama has more elected experience than Hillary  EmperorHasNoClothes   Mar-12-08 02:42 PM   #32 
        - because most people including myself don't give a hoot  paperbag_ princess   Mar-12-08 02:48 PM   #39 
  - Lets see what she said  DearAbby   Mar-12-08 02:33 PM   #23 
  - she has said over and over and over and over  paperbag_ princess   Mar-12-08 02:46 PM   #35 
  - Obama on his experience won me over...his MESSAGE has won me over.  DearAbby   Mar-12-08 02:54 PM   #43 
     - you are missing the point  paperbag_ princess   Mar-12-08 03:52 PM   #73 
        - I have yet to see a fine list of Hillary's 35 yrs of accomplishments  DearAbby   Mar-12-08 05:09 PM   #81 
  - Must you rely on facts? Is that all you have?  InAbLuEsTaTe   Mar-12-08 03:21 PM   #56 
     - or you could use all the facts and refrain from cherry picking her message nt  paperbag_ princess   Mar-12-08 03:53 PM   #74 
  - You're totally wrong!  Utopian Leftist   Mar-12-08 02:45 PM   #34 
  - I'm not angry n/t  GOTV   Mar-12-08 02:47 PM   #36 
  - The problem isn't a problem for Obama, princess. Hilly screwed herself  cali   Mar-12-08 02:47 PM   #37 
  - the problem is for our party and nation  paperbag_ princess   Mar-12-08 02:54 PM   #42 
     - There are those that believe that Obama is qualified including people who know more than you  cali   Mar-12-08 02:59 PM   #48 
  - Nor has Hillary made the case that she's any more qualified.  rucky   Mar-12-08 02:48 PM   #38 
  - tell that to the American publlic  paperbag_ princess   Mar-12-08 02:55 PM   #45 
     - Why do you think YOU are more qualified to judge that  cali   Mar-12-08 03:01 PM   #49 
     - I am just looking at all the polls of people who are voting based on experience  paperbag_ princess   Mar-12-08 03:08 PM   #52 
        - Most people aren't voting on the premise that experience is  cali   Mar-12-08 03:17 PM   #54 
        - And only votes based on "experience" matter. nt  thecatburgler   Mar-12-08 03:34 PM   #62 
     - They do?  rucky   Mar-12-08 03:06 PM   #51 
  - ah,wow -  DemEtienne   Mar-12-08 02:49 PM   #40 
  - Why should he defend such an absurdity? He addressed it and has moved on.  sparosnare   Mar-12-08 02:54 PM   #44 
  - He has moved on..  paperbag_ princess   Mar-12-08 03:19 PM   #55 
  - He's a native-born American over 35. He's qualified.  NCevilDUer   Mar-12-08 02:56 PM   #46 
  - legal standards  paperbag_ princess   Mar-12-08 03:05 PM   #50 
     - He has to prove his worth?  MattBaggins   Mar-12-08 03:36 PM   #64 
  - I think Hillary has said a lot more than just that Obama is unqualified. But if he is . . .  InAbLuEsTaTe   Mar-12-08 03:10 PM   #53 
  - I wanted him for VP  paperbag_ princess   Mar-12-08 03:43 PM   #66 
  - Hear Hear!!!  cricket08   Mar-12-08 03:21 PM   #57 
  - !  libbygurl   Mar-12-08 03:26 PM   #58 
  - She hasn't proven that she's qualified, either.  OnionPatch   Mar-12-08 03:29 PM   #59 
  - No, that's your spin. The only people "angry" are whiners who can't accept that Hillary is losing  ProSense   Mar-12-08 03:43 PM   #65 
  - warmongers like clinton ain't fit to shit.  Tom Joad   Mar-12-08 03:44 PM   #67 
  - I can explain to you that Hillary was either an idiot or a coward for  hulka38   Mar-12-08 03:45 PM   #68 
  - What a relief to see this thread.  cbayer   Mar-12-08 03:46 PM   #69 
  - It's over  Utopian Leftist   Mar-12-08 03:47 PM   #70 
  - Hillary has won the best campaign?!?! My goodness!!!  uponit7771   Mar-12-08 03:54 PM   #75 
  - quite honestly Clinton is unqualified to make that statement.  dcindian   Mar-12-08 03:56 PM   #78 
  - The problem is  metalluk   Mar-12-08 04:02 PM   #79 
  - Ssshhh...don't tell them that. 'Cuz he can walk on water, y'know. nt  libbygurl   Mar-12-08 06:39 PM   #82 
  - Absolutely right!  Tennessee Gal   Mar-12-08 06:40 PM   #83 
  - I wonder how he will defend himself when the media starts bringing up Rev. Wrights words. nt  Seabiscuit   Mar-13-08 12:32 PM   #93 
  - The problem is that Hillary needs to concede. That's all anybody wants to hear from Clinton.  bling bling   Mar-13-08 12:44 PM   #95 
 

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