Friday, December 29, 2006
What a Sorry Field of Candidates, from which, Americans Are Being Asked to Choose a President in 2008!
What a Sorry Field of Candidates!
What kind of... maybe I'm asking the wrong question here... maybe I should have asked… how large an EGO must it take for a person to decide to run for President of the United States? I mean, it’s quite something to think you have all the answers and you are the salvation of a nation.
Now, consider that while you remember that a current candidate for President of the US has already been turned down by the American electorate for Vice President ... and add to that... his failed term as a Senator from the state in which he currently resides, then add to that the state he claims as his home state, and the state in which he currently resides, BOTH voted for his opponent last time around... and you begin to detect the awesome regard in which John Edwards holds himself.
I happen to have been born, and raised, in the same state, as Mr. Edwards, and I happen to reside, currently, in the same state as Mr. Edwards. I have a little insight into what the people of those two states feel toward Mr. Edwards as a candidate. It ain't good!
When one looks objectively at John Edwards one cannot help but see another version of Bill Clinton. He strikes one, as being a man who must be the center of attention at all times.
As for Mr. Edwards’ "Two Americas" just remember this is coming from a man who is a millionaire several times over, who lives in a multi-million dollar mansion, and made that money by ambulance chasing. Ask yourself.... do we really want another lawyer in the Whitehouse???
So, let's see now… the dems will be running Edwards, Obama, Biden and Clinton. (If Clinton actually decides to run after Obama eats her lunch in the early caucuses.) Not a single one holds a promise of anything good for America.
Looking at the Republican slate, it appears it will be McCain, Romney, and Giuliani, All of whom are liberals. (McCain can claim the cloak of conservatism all he wants but those of us who are, and have been, conservatives since the stone age know him for what he is... liberal.) I must tell you the coming presidential; contest for 2008 is beginning to resemble a consolation game between the losers of a High School Basketball tournament! I see not a single candidate the conservative voter can get behind and support. From the Republican standpoint it looks like the “Bob Dole fiasco” again. Pitiful. Except... that the Democrat standpoint is even worse!
One more note on the Democrat field. I'm looking for Al Gore to toss his hat into the ring once more.
Now, if we can only get Newt to commit to run..................