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Response to cal04 (Original post)

Sat Oct 13, 2012, 10:47 PM

1. biden speaks the truth

and hopefully people will listen.
he is right to point out that character is what matters in that job. not every president has had character and, so far, we have survived but the situation is different today. the system of checks and balances is broken.
the character of the next president will shape our country for the next 50 years, perhaps longer.
barak obama is not perfect but, i believe, he wants to do a good job as president. i believe he sees the job as service to his countrymen not as a means to wealth or power.
i don't know why romney wants the job. to fulfill his religious fantasy? because it would add to his resume? so he will have bested his father? to reform tax laws and make himself even richer? whatever the reason it can't be to make america a better place to live.
biden's folk wisdom, promoting common sense, encouraging people to look before they leap is an important message.
his voice is that of the elder statesman, the seasoned veteran, someone who has been serving americans since interrogating nixon, during the watergate investigation.
his advice is sound. go for the man with character.

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