Can/Do people change as they grow up?

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    Is Barack Obama the same person now that he was as a youth, faults and all?

    Is Mitt Romney the same person now that he was as a youth. faults and all?

    Are you the same person now that you were as a youth, faults and all?
     
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    Depends on which party you belong to apparently.
     
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    When I was young and stupid I was young and stupid and a Dimocrat.
     
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    unfortunately, I think that is how this thread is likely to go. sad commentary on society.
     
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    I was about to say the same thing!

    :lol:
     
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    I voted for Jimmy Carter as an 18 year old who liked the idea of his hopey changey.


    So yes.
     
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    Some people can change and have actual remorse for prior behaviors. I'm the same person - in terms of character - as I was at 17; I never bullied anyone and stepped in twice - see I can remember very well 1965, also my senior year in high school - to stop bullying.
     
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    You never made fun of someone as a teenager that you would never do now?

    Before you answer that, take a shot of truth serum.
     
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    according to the right everything with obama is fairgame and appropriate.

    According to the right his past is not fairgame nor appropriate because there are more important issues to discuss.

    No, but then neither is obama nor are those in his past that the right constantly tries to use to make people fear and not trust obama.

    So why is obama's past farigame but not romney's?
     
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    The loonies who bash Obama for dog-eating are idiots who should be ignored.

    The loonies who bash Romney for a potential insult he gave 50 years are idiots who should be ignored. However the problem is I don't see many democrats saying "I don't care what Romney did as a kid." And not many republicans give a damn about the dog eating, they give a damn about the economy, the thing you guys pretended to give a damn about in 2008.
     
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