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book_worm Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-26-07 09:36 PM
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How come the media doesn't point out that Rudy/Mitt lack experience to be president?
It seems like they always like to point out lack of experience on the Democratic side. In '04 it was Sen. Edwards, only in his first term in the Senate and now Obama and his first term in the Senate. But when it comes to the GOP they seem to give it a pass. Rudy was the Mayor of New York City, yes, a big and important city, but still, just a Mayor. Mitt is a former one term governor of Massachusetts--where is his foreign policy experience?

But, as usual, the media is selective.
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Mojorabbit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-26-07 09:41 PM
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1. I think it is because
they expect the next prez will be a dem. I really do think this.
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kirby Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-26-07 09:54 PM
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2. Cuz they are experienced...
Rudy has been given the 9/11 hero label. He has more experience than all the ground zero workers (29 hours). We was at the WTC, which after all, housed many foreign businesses and housed a lot of people who speak the foreign languages.

Mitt is experienced in foreign policy- he organized the Olympics and had to negotiate with all those people who speak the foreign languages.
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book_worm Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-26-07 10:28 PM
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5. Ok, then Obama and Edwards are also experienced
As Senators they deal with foreign leaders and policy. They also have dealt with issues related to 9/11. There shouldn't be a double standard.
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jobycom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-26-07 10:11 PM
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3. Because the media is the PR division of the Republican Party.
They wouldn't challenge their own candidates, one of them might accidentally get the nomination.
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The Vinyl Ripper Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-26-07 10:21 PM
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4. They never pointed out that Bush lacked experience..
Why would you expect them to change now?
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Disturbed Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-26-07 10:34 PM
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6. The US Corp Media expect Mitt the Twit to be the next Pres.
The Bush Crime Family is in full support, also. The trashing of all Dems is in full attack mode. The US Corp Media does not want a Dem Pres.

Nuff said?
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InternalDialogue Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-26-07 10:48 PM
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7. Because a Democratic president will actually be doing the job
Whereas a Republican will just be carrying the lunch bucket for Jesus.

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madrchsod Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-26-07 10:50 PM
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8. george had zero experience
and look what he`s done....funny the media never says anything about that either
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KurtNYC Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-26-07 10:51 PM
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9. because those are THEIR candidates
Edited on Sun Aug-26-07 10:53 PM by KurtNYC
"freedom of the press is limited to those that own one" - AJ Liebling

so that means Murdoch?
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valerief Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-26-07 11:10 PM
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10. You mean that liburl media? nt
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OHdem10 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-26-07 11:47 PM
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11. American Media only repeat GOP Talking Points.
GOP talking points include "experienced candidates" and
therefore never question Republicans.

Rudy can tell them go fly a kite and they genuflect.

The answer is DOUBLE STANDARD.

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pitohui Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-26-07 11:57 PM
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12. i'm guessing these other dudes (mitt and guiliani) are caucasians EOM
Edited on Sun Aug-26-07 11:57 PM by pitohui
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