Why would you vote for Obama/McCain?

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Most important leadership quality?

  1. Strong on defense. Protecting the country.

    2 vote(s)
    16.7%
  2. Strong on the environment. Protects trees and flies while people suffer.

    1 vote(s)
    8.3%
  3. Strong on economics. Tax the rich give to the poor.

    3 vote(s)
    25.0%
  4. Strong on univesal health care. Provide substandard health care to everyone except the politicains.

    2 vote(s)
    16.7%
  5. Strong communicator. Can electrify a crowd with one-liners.

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  6. Strong political experience. Knows how to work the system.

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  7. Strong on energy independents. Support our ecomony first not foreign country.

    3 vote(s)
    25.0%
  8. Strong on being Strong. No girlly man as the leader of the greatest country on earth.

    1 vote(s)
    8.3%
  1. akiak
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    Since Obama or McCain will be our next president what is your main reason for voting for one of these candidates. Of course some of you would not vote for either but you still would give high priority to a candidate that has a particular strength as a leader to do what?

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    I will be casting a vote for McCain

    I was a larger supporter of him in 2000 that I am today, but he is the lesser of 2 evils. He more closely aligns with my core beliefs which tend to be on the conservative side. I respect the service he has given, even though I have not agreed with all of his stances. I respect his history of leadership. I fully believe he is better prepared to lead this country.

    I would abstain, rather than vote for Obama. He has no accomplishments that are not personal. He has no experience. He is about as far away from centrist as any Democratic candidate could be. His voting record is astonishingly socialist. I fully believe that his judgment is incredibly faulty. I believe he is naive in terms of foreign policy. I fully believe socialist economic policies would only succeed in hurting the US economy that is in a precarious position right now.
     
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    Your poll choices were really amusing.

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    Really? I thought they were pretty stupid, actually. (and yes, I know you're being facetious). ;o)
     
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    Howso? They pretty-much represent the current crop of issues. Or are y'all still in that "vote for Obama and don't ask questions" mode?
     
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    Gives me something to do that morning in November, I suppose.
     
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    You're saying that to me? I moved from Hillary to Obama grudgingly... but the choices have nothing to do with the actual issues.

    You can spin it other ways, I suppose. :clap2:
     
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    politicsezine Concerned Canadian

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    That poll is bullshit and worthless. The options are loaded and biased.
     
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    midcan5 liberal / progressive

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    I sorta liked the Robin Hood choice.

    A vote for John McCain is a vote against the fundamental principle of America, the right of the individual to lead their life privately without the government interfering.
     
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    I voted for "strong on economics" but not for the second bit. :p
     

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