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Response to Jim Lane (Reply #64)

Sat Feb 28, 2015, 06:32 PM

65. Only because you want it to be a problem

The endgame is the presidency, not a girl scout badge.

1. If the Obama administration wishes it hadn't happened but makes the tactical choice not to make a stink about it (an eminently reasonable choice), there's still a clear indication that something went wrong somewhere.


So if the Obama admin "makes the tactical choice not to make a stink about it (an eminently reasonable choice)" then there is no problem.

Polling doesn't determine ethics or competence or anything like that.


No it doesn't. But at the same time, "ethics or competence" has never been a prerequisite to getting elected.

Millions of people get upset about total non-issues yet ignore serious problems.


Yeah...

That's another way of saying that my judgment doesn't always concur with that of the majority.


Ok...

In 2008, there were apparently some people who were concerned that Hillary wore something that showed too much cleavage. I, as someone opposed to Hillary, thought that was the most ridiculous "issue" imaginable. Well, except for maybe whether John Edwards overpaid for a haircut or whether Barack Obama wrote something incriminating in a kindergarten essay.




Hillary has no problem in regards to the OP. Despite the steady drumbeat of this narrative, her number continue to soar.

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