Can a Mom be President?

Discussion in 'Politics' started by kyzr, Nov 17, 2009.

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Does an All-American mom have the skills to be president?

  1. Yes - they have adequate advisors, and only need to pick good options

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  2. No - they simply don't have the skill sets and toughness the job requires

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  3. Yes - but only the REAL BITCHES have the right stuff

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    There are many threads about Sarah Palin, some pro-, some con- and some relatively neutral. This thread is providing a poll to see if anyone thinks that a regular "All-American Mom" can ever be president. Do moms have what it takes to run the USA or not?

    What Makes A Good President?
    What qualities do you want your president to have?
    trustworthy / honest
    smart / educated
    caring / helping the poor
    business savvy / friend to Wall Street / job creator
    patriotic / militarist-protector
    consensus builder / skilled politician / lawyer / compromiser
    good leader who knows how to demand sacrifices, like tax hikes, or union concessions

    The Dominators (Nixon, Andrew Johnson, Lyndon Johnson, Jackson, Polk, Teddy Roosevelt and Arthur),
    The Introverts (John Adams, John Quincy Adams, Nixon, Hoover, Coolidge, Buchanan, Wilson and Benjamin Harrison),
    The Good Guys (Hayes, Taylor, Eisenhower, Tyler, Fillmore, Cleveland, Ford and Washington),
    The Innocents (Taft, Harding and Grant),
    The Actors (Ronald Reagan, Warren Harding, William Henry Harrison, Bill Clinton and Franklin Pierce),
    The Maintainers (McKinley, Bush, Ford and Truman),
    The Philosophes (Garfied, Lincoln, Jefferson, Madison, Carter and Hayes),
    The Extraverts (FDR, Kennedy, Clinton, Theodore Roosevelt, Reagan, William Harrison, Harding, Jackson and LBJ).
     
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    yes , but not that ding bat, you betcha, all american mom, where did that come from
     
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    Why not? A dad can be...what's the difference.

    God, I hope someone falls into this one......... here dummy dummy dummy
     
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    Any rare soul with the right stuff can be President and do it well, even people with ovaries who know how to use them.
     
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    Do you consider Hillary an "All-American Mom"?? I left that definition deliberately vague.
    I just don't see any women qualified to be president. Pelosi is 3rd in line and is a total airhead. I don't see any women senators that would push the button if they had to, or go to war, or retaliate somewhere.
     
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    Sarah is after the money like most has beens, I my be wrong
     
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    Obama is a mother and they elected him.
     
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    I think the premise that a woman isn't tough enough is inherently sexist.
     
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    Only one has ever pushed the button and when it came down to politics he damned near lost, I'll take another Harry if you can find him
     
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    Where does BO fall in here?
     

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