Skip to comments.Palin Campaigns for Handel in Ga. Senate Race (Perdue knocks Handel's lack of college degree)
Posted on 04/03/2014 11:48:25 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Sarah Palin forcefully defended the only woman fighting for the Republican nomination for Georgia's open Senate seat and hit back Thursday against a rival's apparent dismissal of Karen Handel's high school education.
David Perdue, the former Dollar General CEO, said that "there's a high school graduate in this race, OK? I'm sorry but these issues are so much broader, so complex" as he talked about the economy and the federal deficit during a January meeting captured on video....
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Handel may not be very educated, but I love his Concerto Grossi.
The “hyper-educated” are much more dangerous than those who went through the School of Hard Knocks. The administration in power is the greatest proof of that.
George Washington had several gaps in his formal education, but made up for it in many other ways, earning the title “Father of our country” in the process.
Abe Lincoln, two years of formal education!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Benjamin Franklin never graduated high school or college and he’s thought of in the same breath as Newton and Da Vinci. Lincoln hardly ever saw the inside of a classroom. The list is endless.
“Abe Lincoln, two years of formal education!!!!!!!!!!!!!”
Harry Truman, none! But he had read every book in his local library.
I have an associates and I can gaurrantee you that I know a whole lot more about a whole lot of things than a lot of Bachelors, Masters, and PhD’s out there. I’m sick of eletist snobs. These are the “smarter than the rest of us” bums who are uniformly destroying America.
I’m assuming her high school diploma is her own accomplishment and not Affirmative Action.
Read the comments there.
Yea, he is part of the party that passed obamacare withou reading it, yea that’s what is needed since it worked so well before.
I think there was a time that a college education was worth more than some of the ridiculous courses offered today.
This professional and high school grad just sent Ms. Handel $100. Elitist Perdue get’s jack!
I don’t remember there being a requirement of having a college degree to occupy any seat in any government.
The first Dollar General store opened in Scottsville, Kentucky, on June 1, 1955, the concept was that no item in the store would cost more than one dollar. The idea became a success, and other stores owned by J.L. Turner and his son Cal Turner were quickly converted. By 1957, annual sales of Dollar Generals 29 stores were $5 million. The Turners did not reach this level of success without obstacles. James Luther (J.L.) Turners father died in an accident in 1902 when J.L. was only 11. J.L. had to quit school so he could work the family farm and help provide for his mother and siblings. He never completed his education. J.L. knew his limited education demanded that he become a quick study of the world around him.
Just another CEO who has a job - thanks to American Exceptionalism. I don't believe a college degree in AE exists....it comes from the heart.
John Conyers questioned even the need to read Obamacare before it was voted on, much less understand it.
A degree in women’s studies and $4 will get you a cup of coffee.
Sheila Jackson-Lee is proof that intelligence is not a job requirement to be in Congress.
I find it very hard to believe that Charlie Rangle, Sheila Jackson Lee,
John Conyers have college degrees!! ARE YOU KIDDING ME!!!
A high I.Q. and desire for more knowledge not only trumps a college degree but usually is the reason those with a high I.Q. drop out.
They want to learn what they want to know and not what somebody else tells them to learn.
I met a man years ago who was a high school drop out with a very high I.Q. and several honorary doctorates.
Got to timeout for mentioning SJ-L :)
He’s a cousin of Sonny Perdue, the chicken king and former Gov. old GA money and probably a lot more Democrat than Republican. There have been several members of the Perdue clan in GA politics, but this snob’s political ambitions should be aborted early.
Thats the joke, and it’s true from most I have ever known. They know a ton of stuff on whatever they are studying, the small, small, thing they are studying.
Not taking away from the actual intelligentPhD’s out there.
I agree, I did go to college but I learned a heck of a lot more on the job than I ever did in college!!!
Piled higher (and) Deeper
Those who must brag of their education cause me to wonder if they have no accomplished work to demonstrate their value.
What an arrogant statement. If he’s the nominee, it could be used against him. Also, this might bring some attention to the Karen Handel campaign, which is underfunded.
Handel is my first choice and she needs all the help she can get.
I’m thinking I like Perdue less even than establishment favorite Jack Kingston.
But mostly I want to see RonPaulish creationist Paul Broun defeated before he has a chance to make “Senatrix Nunn” a real possibility.
Yes, we are, Harry, yes we are.
Some of the dumbest people I know are college graduates.
(that statement infuriates libs and elitists)
Paliln needs to prepare for disapointment. Handel is Ok but more of a moderate. We need a real conservative like Paul Broun who has the stones to stand up with Cruz, Paul and Lee. Karen Handel and David Purdue will not be aggressive conservatives.
I hope Akin Gingrey and Broun get in to the runoff.
This is similar to attacking any of Broun’s statements they aren’t relevant to anything he will vote on.
She doesn’t always endorse the very most conservative, but the most conservative person she thinks can actually get elected.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is a college dropout.
It’s too early for Broun to make the leap to the Senate.
Any of the republican candidates can beat Michelle (seed of Gumby) Nunn. We need the most conservative people we can find if we ever want to make significant changes.
Well we will see. I and my family are voting for Broun and most of our friends are also.
Mark Neumann in WI ran for the Senate in 1996 after only 2 terms in Congress. He was a Tea Party Republican before it even existed. He lost to Feingold, and has lost 3 separate elections since then.
Don’t buy into the hype about Michelle Nunn. The Dems in GA have a small war chest and she is not her daddy. She’s hiding from the public and attending private fund raisers. Paul Broun or any of the republican candidates should be able to easily beat her.
Sheila Jackson-Lee is proof that intelligence is not a job requirement to be in Congress
LOL....So funny, but so true.
Does anyone, besides yours truly, think that this could be as damning for Perdue as the statement the DemocRAT’s Bruce Braley made in Iowa about Chuck Grassley just being a farmer who never went to Law School? I’m not saying that Handel is the best candidate, but any chance to take votes away from Perdue should be jumped on post haste. I’m thinking that there might be a few folks in GA, who did not attend college, to whom this would be offensive.
I’m a college grad and a professional, but I’ve met a lot of (as my granny used to say) “educated fools” along the way.
Its too early for Broun to make the leap to the Senate.
Maybe so, but what governmental, or Private Enterprise experience does Ms. Nunn have? I don’t know; that’s why I’m asking. You know, the average American knows how to balance their checkbook and not write more checks than they have money in the bank to cover them. So........ I’d like a few more “not-road-ready” candidates running to shake up D.C. (However, Matt Bevin’s two latest “Todd Akin-style” gaffes has me greatly concerned. The only hope we have now is that Grimes will take-out Mitch in November.
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