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Her lack of any executive experience is a problem.
1 posted on 07/13/2011 4:57:49 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

She can’t be any more inexperienced than 0.


2 posted on 07/13/2011 5:01:13 PM PDT by Mmogamer (I refudiate the lamestream media, leftists and their prevaricutions.)
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Not according to the recent polls. Voters in IA and NH don’t seem to care that she has less “experience” than Mittens and T-Paw.


4 posted on 07/13/2011 5:03:24 PM PDT by ejdrapes (Can we keep our attacks focused on the real enemy: Obama)
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It is, but does the author really think that means conservatives will just go to Romney?

He fails to mention Cain...


5 posted on 07/13/2011 5:04:32 PM PDT by RockinRight (If we're "teabaggers" then they're "d-baggers.")
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And if “experience” is going to be the deciding factor then it will be a problem for Palin too. Mittens, T-Paw and Perry all have more “experience” than she does.


6 posted on 07/13/2011 5:04:47 PM PDT by ejdrapes (Can we keep our attacks focused on the real enemy: Obama)
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Even is she was inexperienced I would vote for her over Boama.
7 posted on 07/13/2011 5:05:43 PM PDT by mountainlion (AMERICA LOVE IT OR LEAVE IT.)
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She has a private business. That is executive exprience far more relevant than being a career politician. Moreover, the President sets policy. Implementation is at the Department level. The issue is principles, not some bogus notion that “experience” as a politician is the sine qua non of “qualification. In fact, having been a politician for more than a few years with no other significant experience is a presumptive disqualifier.


9 posted on 07/13/2011 5:11:55 PM PDT by achilles2000 ("I'll agree to save the whales as long as we can deport the liberals")
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10 posted on 07/13/2011 5:13:36 PM PDT by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis (Want to make $$$? It's easy! Use FR as a platform to pimp your blog for hits!!!)
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Did W.W. write a like article concerning the AnointedIdiot’s inexperience? =.=


12 posted on 07/13/2011 5:14:36 PM PDT by cranked
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Abraham Lincoln only served one term in the House and wasn't even an incumbent when he was elected President. He had no "executive experience."

Doesn't anybody notice the complete mess the cowardly entrenched, "experienced" veteran Republicans like McCain, McConnell, Boehner, et al. have made of their party's cause? Hasn't anybody noticed that it's the youngest, least "experienced" Republicans in the House who are taking the firmest stand?

13 posted on 07/13/2011 5:18:11 PM PDT by hellbender
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Character is the most important trait in a president, not what they’ve done for a living.

Carter and Clinton had oodles of executive experience. So did FDR.


15 posted on 07/13/2011 5:22:49 PM PDT by Retired Greyhound
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Bachmann’s resume is rather thin with no significant accompishments or record of successfully fighting corruption. Add her associations with Rollins and Tokyo Rove is quite unsettling.

Objectively, “Minnie-me” Bachmann lacks the life experiences and successes - America cannot afford to elect another leader seeking On-the-Job-Training.


18 posted on 07/13/2011 5:30:47 PM PDT by newfreep (Palin/West 2012 - Bolton: Secy of State)
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On one hand she’s not Globalist Elite. There are no mysterious Saudis paying for her education. She’s a “normal person”. And that’s comforting to some. To me actually.
But her record is almost completely devoid of anything at all impressive. 4 and a half years as a US Rep, and 6 years as State Senator. Most US Reps probably have a better resume overall. She’s tea party, at least considered tea party, and for the half of the people who are tea party, she’s currently tops, especially since Palin isn’t running.

She’s saying the right stuff, the tea party stuff, she did a great job in the last debate. She’s pretty. She’s Palin #2 and Palin #1 is not yet running.

She could be ripped to shreds whenever the media wants. The media knows this, and is in no hurry to do this.

I’d vote for her without hesitation in November 2012. But we’d get creamed.


22 posted on 07/13/2011 5:44:26 PM PDT by truthfreedom (type your name)
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Bachmann has enough of a public record for us to be able to discern which direction she would lead the country, and that is HARD STARBOARD on every single issue of interest to conservatives. She also plays well to independents who are either completely fed up with ballooning federal spending or illegal immigration. That’s really all I need to know.

The only other serious contender who even compares on the issues is Sarah Palin. I guess you could argue Palin has executive experience, but that’s overblown IMO. The entire Alaska electorate is smaller than the population of several counties in Colorado. Being Governor of Alaska is about the same as being Mayor of Colorado Springs in terms of constituency. Bachmann’s congressional district has about the same number of people as Palin’s entire home state.

There’s also the issue of her quitting halfway through her first term. Palin’s my #2 choice behind Bachmann, but playing this issue up to try and pull support from Bachmann is not likely to do her much good. Obama will also not be able to use this as an issue in the general elections. Glass houses/stones.


26 posted on 07/13/2011 5:59:46 PM PDT by CowboyJay
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Wasn’t it the experienced harvard types who gave us these 14.5 trillion dollar deficit? Do we really want more academics to continue to play social theory games with this contry?


30 posted on 07/13/2011 6:24:00 PM PDT by Texas Songwriter (Haw)
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Local government socialists view Bachmann as a threat to their rackets.


36 posted on 07/13/2011 6:38:42 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in a thunderous avalanche of rottenness smelled around the earth.)
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"I deny that I've missed Ms Bachmann's Christian-nationalist identity politics, which would be rather like missing the odour of a nearby hog farm."

That is some trashy speech, and there are many trashy people active in contemporary politics.


38 posted on 07/13/2011 6:44:16 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in a thunderous avalanche of rottenness smelled around the earth.)
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BTW, notice “W.W.’s” spelling: “odour.” ...foreigner. That probably agrees with those who would like to continue anti-American trade policies while robbing US oil companies to pay public school teachers.


41 posted on 07/13/2011 6:50:57 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in a thunderous avalanche of rottenness smelled around the earth.)
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She has a lot more experience than the community agitator.

Actually having ‘beltway experience’(go along with the corrupt status quo experience) is part of the problem with politicians.


43 posted on 07/13/2011 6:59:19 PM PDT by doc
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Her lack of any executive experience is a problem.

It may well be, but I am extremely skeptical of analysis that relies heavily on past trends in elections of either party.

A first term Senator hasn't been elected in a bazillion years, so Obama can't get it.

A candidate needs either Iowa or New Hampshire or Iowa to have a chance, so Clinton's out.

In the Cold War era, a governor with no foreign policy experience has never won, so Reagan can't win.

Arkansas and Tennessee makes Clinton/Gore an imbalanced ticket. They can't win.

No non-incumbent in his 70's has ever gotten the nomination, so Dole can't get it.

No one since FDR has been elected without military service. Worse yet, Clinton's a Draft Dodger. He has NO CHANCE.

A south-eastern Democrat?! What is this, the 1800s? Carter hasn't a prayer.

Etc Etc Etc, you get the idea.

This is the election of 2012. It has its own dynamic, and past elections are not to be used as a racing form. The sample is too small, and skewed by the frequent presence of incumbents.

Analysts would do well to tell us why people THIS YEAR want the executive experience. Telling me that my grandpa voted for Richard Nixon over George McGovern because of it is not sufficient, nor even necessarily relevant. This is a different Republican base. The Percys and Richardsons and Weickers and Packwoods and Andersons and Bakers and Welds and Heinzes have largely been chased out. They WILL not characterize the party, nor its nominating process in 2012.
45 posted on 07/13/2011 7:30:10 PM PDT by Dr. Sivana (There is no salvation in politics.)
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She can hire staff and advisory experience. Her morals, values and priorities are in the right place. Right now, she is my pick.


50 posted on 07/13/2011 8:01:14 PM PDT by RatRipper (I'll ride a turtle to work every day before I buy anything from Government Motors.)
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