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2016 Postmortem

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Thu May 5, 2016, 12:27 PM May 2016

I'm sick and tired of hearing Clinton is the most qualified ever w/NO facts cited to back it up. [View all]

And no just holding an office isn't sufficient. The disastrous record of the Two-for-One Couple (e.g., Nafta, media ownership, crime bill, financial deregulation), her record as Senator (the Iraq War Vote) and as SOS (blowing up Libya, Honduras, etc.) does not support the assertion.

If time spent in govt jobs makes you the most qualified (rather than what you actually DID), then by your logic Cheney would best Clinton for most qualified title.


When you look at what she actually DID, at her actual record she would be a disaster for this country.

Where are her accomplishments?

What did she ACTUALLY DO to warrant the title of most qualified.

Only in Washington and the Corporate Media World does having a record of major skew-ups that have seriously damaged this country and its people make you the most qualified person to hold the highest office in the land. With a few more screw-ups under her belt, she should be the most qualified person to rule the world.

Update: In reply to comments below, the only people who would view what I listed as a list of accomplishments is her big money backers (the billionaires and corporations).

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EXACTLY bkkyosemite May 2016 #1
It's a subjective opinion firebrand80 May 2016 #2
Do you realize that even OPINION piece is supposed to have FACTS to back up the opinion? Skwmom May 2016 #5
Simple declarations are the way many operate around here. JudyM May 2016 #8
There are plenty of facts to back it up firebrand80 May 2016 #9
What? inchhigh May 2016 #38
Some people think the IWR vote was a good thing??? cui bono May 2016 #48
I see you ditched that 'Third Way' garbage AgingAmerican May 2016 #73
Objectively - John Kerry was the most qualified and still is. Then Gore. blm May 2016 #32
But.... Else You Are Mad May 2016 #3
And I say bull shit bkkyosemite May 2016 #4
Not sure why you keep quoting yourself. Does it make you feel productive? randome May 2016 #20
I wasn't quoting myself. Else You Are Mad May 2016 #22
I don't think so. randome May 2016 #39
Well. Else You Are Mad May 2016 #41
That's what is cool about politics, there's at least two sides to everything. The other Hoyt May 2016 #6
Unrealistic? kaleckim May 2016 #16
Yes, basing the costs on 5% growth is very unrealistic. Assuming the GOP will raise taxes is also. bettyellen May 2016 #35
That's all you got kaleckim May 2016 #42
His numbers are meaningless, and that and added taxes will concern voters. It's all he needs... bettyellen May 2016 #43
Nonsense kaleckim May 2016 #45
I am sure you earnestly believe that taxes are not an issue with voters. History says otherwise. bettyellen May 2016 #46
Head slap kaleckim May 2016 #60
Hatred for Obama is an extreme- most often RW position in the USA right now. bettyellen May 2016 #62
Well kaleckim May 2016 #66
what is pathetic is this "they are all the same" bullshit that keeps voters disinterested. bettyellen May 2016 #67
Let me translate: NurseJackie May 2016 #7
Thanks Dem2 May 2016 #10
+1 Buzz Clik May 2016 #12
This is not about Bernie. This is about stopping the insanity that is destroying this country. Skwmom May 2016 #15
It's about grandstanding and drama, you mean. GMAFB! NurseJackie May 2016 #37
Great idea kaleckim May 2016 #21
So, do you or do you not want Donald Trump to be elected? blue neen May 2016 #52
Not getting it kaleckim May 2016 #57
Well, that is a bunch of words there when all you needed to do was answer yes or no. blue neen May 2016 #70
Simplistic kaleckim May 2016 #76
This ^^^ Mz Pip May 2016 #28
I once had a boss with a resume that would knock your socks off tularetom May 2016 #11
I've known people like that, but your comments are irrelevant. Buzz Clik May 2016 #13
I had a dept chief, tularetom Carolina May 2016 #64
funny - coming from someone who supports a 25-year career politician with 3 legislative DrDan May 2016 #14
Does Bernie have a record of MAJOR screw-ups? He worked on amendments to get something for Skwmom May 2016 #17
selling out the people like Hillary did with the 94 crime bill . . . got it DrDan May 2016 #26
That's not fair kaleckim May 2016 #24
so you do not consider the significant increase in the DOW/S&P and significant DrDan May 2016 #49
LOL! kaleckim May 2016 #58
stock prices are an indication of corporate profits, and corporate profits DrDan May 2016 #59
My god kaleckim May 2016 #63
I certainly am not a match your drama or invictives DrDan May 2016 #74
You're cut off from reality kaleckim May 2016 #75
funny how you accuse me of cherry picking - I bring up corporate profits DrDan May 2016 #79
I will make it simple for you kaleckim May 2016 #80
This message was self-deleted by its author Corruption Inc May 2016 #25
oh - there were more than 3 he sponsored? DrDan May 2016 #27
Don't you ever get tired of being sick and tired? randome May 2016 #18
Some people treat qualifications as checkboxes jeff47 May 2016 #19
When W looked into Putin's soul, did he care about qualifications? immoderate May 2016 #44
If you frame her career the way you have shit, I would agree. But its a nonsensical frame. BootinUp May 2016 #23
Yes, this question has been asked before, snot May 2016 #29
I can't find any..... seekthetruth May 2016 #30
You've cited the facts, but you do not accept them The Second Stone May 2016 #31
The only people who'd think that list is accomplishments is her big money backers. Skwmom May 2016 #34
You cited her accomplishments and then ad hominemly characterized The Second Stone May 2016 #69
She is obviously a skillful manipulator and valued 1% member oldandhappy May 2016 #33
It's an objective claim, easily provable. Unfortunately, the objective facts disprove it. lumberjack_jeff May 2016 #36
If legislative activity were shown relative to time in elected office BootinUp May 2016 #53
Most qualified ever is a stretch, qualified is not a stretch. Punkingal May 2016 #40
Hillary Clinton is the most qualified candidate in the field Gothmog May 2016 #47
Dream on... k8conant May 2016 #54
Yes, she is peggysue2 May 2016 #81
A standing ovation is what you deserve n/t SheenaR May 2016 #50
Bernie has served longer in elected office. He's won more elections. Dems to Win May 2016 #51
Since Sanders is your candidate, why don't you tell asuhornets May 2016 #55
Too bad. JTFrog May 2016 #56
Bravo Carolina May 2016 #61
More than five hours later, and 61 replies, bvf May 2016 #65
It's a nonsense meme. Not to mention, going on Resume alone the "most qualified" candidate in the Warren DeMontague May 2016 #68
Piss-poor judgement notwithstanding, apparently we should be enthused the silvershadow May 2016 #71
It's what they said about Bush, Obama, Kerry, Clinton, etc AgingAmerican May 2016 #72
Consider the most qualified presidents in US history Proud Public Servant May 2016 #77
I'm tired of posting them while Sanders supporters deny anyone has ever posted them . puffy socks May 2016 #78
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