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thunder rising Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-29-08 08:07 PM
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WSJ: Jimmy Carter Praises Obama,

Former President Jimmy Carter lavished praise on Illinois Sen. Barack Obama during an interview at his home Monday, though he won't formally endorse any candidate in the race for the Democratic nomination.

Mr. Carter said that his three other children and his 11 grandchildren support Mr. Obama. Mr. Carter's oldest son, Jack Carter, 60, who unsuccessfully ran for the U.S. Senate in Nevada two years ago, recently endorsed Mr. Obama.

" Mr. Carter said. "He has an extraordinary oratory I think that Obama will be almost automatically a healing factor in the animosity now that exists, that relates to our country and its government."


http://online.wsj.com/article/SB120164702395826651.html...
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onehandle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-29-08 08:10 PM
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1. Jimmy Carter Praises John Edwards
I can say without equivocation that no one who is running for president has presented anywhere near as comprehensive and accurate a prediction of what our country ought to do in the field of environmental quality, in the field of health care for those who are not presently insured, for those who struggle with poverty, Carter said.

He predicted that Edwards has a very good chance to do well in the presidential race.

Carter told The Associated Press afterward that it was too soon to make an endorsement in the 2008 race and that his comments were not meant as a criticism of other Democrats.

I think he is a very appealing candidate, especially for rural voters here, Carter said.

http://politicalchase.com/2007/08/29/jimmy-carter-prais...
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journalist3072 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-29-08 08:10 PM
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2. "He has an extraordinary oratory." Sorry Mr. Carter, I need someone who can do more than just give
a good speech.

While great oratory is always a plus, it takes more than that. Great oratory alone won't get the job done.
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Kittycat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-29-08 08:12 PM
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3. That's the nicest compliment one could get.
Also good to read that his entire family is also supporting Obama.
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ursi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-29-08 08:16 PM
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4. beautiful ...it's depressing to think we may end up with Queen and King Clinton
I picture fights with Congress for four years and not just the Repug side.
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grantcart Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-29-08 08:40 PM
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5. Help me with this
Carter has praised Edwards and Obama. Who has been left out?
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silverweb Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-30-08 12:22 AM
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7. Thank you, President Carter.
That's high praise from someone I greatly respect... and I'm thrilled to know that the rest of the Carter family are supporting Obama!

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dominicoyandor Donating Member (13 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-30-08 12:50 AM
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8. KICK NT
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