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To: Rummenigge
Stop electing clowns into the most important office of this world ! It’s been a quite unimpressive run since carter - the only guy with a plan and some own authority in these times was Bush senior.

The only "plan" I saw out of Bush Sr. was to break his "no new taxes" pledge, allow Saddam Hussein to escape the Gulf War intact, setting the stage for the events that led to the war that is still ongoing, and losing what should have been a slam-dunk re-election to Bill Clinton. The Bush Sr. presidency was hardly a distinguished one and for all the faults of his son, he was a much better president than his father.

It sounds like you are nostalgic for the "dignified" presidents of the past where every word uttered was statesmanlike. In today's media-saturated world, where everybody's imperfections are exposed for all to see, forget about it. If George Washington himself was surrounded by the "media bubble" that surrounds our current leaders 24/7, he'd come across as a grouchy, aloof, cantankerous man with bad teeth and wouldn't get elected town selectman, never mind president of the United States.

29 posted on 11/04/2010 2:44:46 AM PDT by SamAdams76 (I am 28 days away from outliving Curly Howard)
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To: SamAdams76

“It sounds like you are nostalgic for the “dignified” presidents of the past where every word uttered was statesmanlike. In today’s media-saturated world, where everybody’s imperfections are exposed for all to see, forget about it. If George Washington himself was surrounded by the “media bubble” that surrounds our current leaders 24/7, he’d come across as a grouchy, aloof, cantankerous man with bad teeth and wouldn’t get elected town selectman, never mind president of the United States.”

You got me well - this is exactly what I am talking about.
Dignity, Statesmen, all that - admit it - you miss it too.

Want to become president ? Shovel bags of money into the networks of buinessmen owning the media and you get coverage - have a consultant teach you what to wear and how to blink. Forget about the rest.

Throw out the actors.


31 posted on 11/04/2010 4:25:37 AM PDT by Rummenigge (there are people willing to blow out the light because it casts a shadow)
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