Obama Administration's Incompetence Explained???

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    OK - I'll admit it from the get go - copy & paste from a great email!

    Explains alot about the Democrats choice for a nominee though...

    The percentage of each past president's cabinet who had worked in the private business sector prior to their appointment to the cabinet.

    Here are the percentages:

    T. Roosevelt................... 38%
    Taft............................... 40%
    Wilson.......................... 52%
    Harding......................... 49%
    Coolidge....................... 48%
    Hoover ......................... 42%
    F. Roosevelt...................50%
    Truman......................... 50%
    Johnson........................ 47%
    Nixon............................ 53%
    Ford............................. 42%
    Carter........................... 32%
    Reagan..........................86%
    GH Bush....................... 51%
    Clinton .......................... 39%
    GW Bush...................... 55%

    And the winner is:

    Obama................... 08%


    This helps to explain the incompetence of this administration - only 8% of them have ever worked in a job not supported by tax money!

    That's right! Only eight percent---the least, by far, of the last 19 presidents!

    And these people are trying to tell our big corporations how to run their business?

    They know what's best for GM, Chrysler, Wall Street, and you and me?

    How can the president of a major nation and society, the one with the most successful economic system in world history, stand and talk about business when he's never worked for one? Or about jobs when he has never really had one? And when it's the same for 92% of his senior staff and closest advisers? They've spent most of their time in academia, government and/or non-profit jobs or as "community organizers." They should have been in an employment line.
     
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    Sadly, that post 'splains a lot.
     
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    Somewhere, there are a bag load of rderp jokes just waiting to be created here. :lol:
     
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    I guess that is what he meant by Hope and change.

    he was going to change the way we do things (appoint only academics and Career Government types to his admin) so that we would all Hope for a change in 2012.
     
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    Gotta love Conservo-spam. It's almost always completely fabricated.

    Got a real source?
     
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    A quick check of his Cabinet appointments, and his Picks to head major Federal agencies, as well as all his Czars seems to give Credence to it.
     
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    Just because it's spam doesn't mean it's untrue. It probably is. but I wouldnt make an assumption in this case.

    I mean if it was someone some conservative made up, id expect to see much higher percentages with the conservative Presidents.
     
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    My assumption was accurate.
    Obama's Business Blind Spot - Forbes.com

    Looks like about 21%.
     
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    I was asked to source this.

    Media Matters, a liberal apologist site, calls this data "debunked"

    However, JP Morgan created this report:

    Help Wanted, No Private Sector Experience Required « The Enterprise Blog

    and an HONEST liberal (is that an oxy-moron???) posted this intelligent reply:

    Are Private Sector Experiences A Plus For A President’s Cabinet? | The Progressive Professor
     
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    Think about it and do a Google search.

    Sort for mismatch.....How many of Boiking's cabinet and advisors AREN'T career politicians, bureaucrats, academics and/or lobbyists?

    I'll lay odds that 8% number isn't far from factual.
     

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