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Old 10-25-2008, 04:20 AM
 
Location: In the sunshine on a ship with a plank
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Default McCain's leadership experience?

Can someone please tell me what experience John McCain has that makes him a better candidate to lead our country than Barack Obama?


26 years in the Senate does not count for McCain since Obama's time in State and US Senate do not count.


McCain's military service was arguably not exactly a success. His record is marred with low performance, risky behavior, destroyed planes, mishaps, and failed missions, culminating in his capture in Vietnam.

And enough of his fellow POWs have spoken out about his conduct during his time as a POW that there are doubts as to whether he sung to the VK.


Was there something that McCain did between his release as a POW and his election to the Senate that allowed him to hone his leadership skills successfully?
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Old 10-25-2008, 04:23 AM
 
Location: Portland, Maine
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Well, he successfully left his cripled wife by cheating on her and snagging a billionaire so he was set for life financially. I guess he did accomplish that!
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Old 10-25-2008, 10:08 AM
 
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I hear crickets. I guess nobody has an answer?
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Old 10-25-2008, 10:17 AM
 
Location: Spartanburg, SC
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He was captured. That makes him a hero. I locked my keys in the car once. That makes me a hero too. LOL. Go Obama.
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Old 10-25-2008, 10:22 AM
 
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McCain's Executive Experience | Sic Semper Tyrannis (http://www.sicsemper.com/node/260 - broken link)

John McCain has executive experience | lansingstatejournal.com | Lansing State Journal

He was captain in the US Navy.
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Old 10-25-2008, 10:28 AM
 
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McCain's Executive Experience | Sic Semper Tyrannis (http://www.sicsemper.com/node/260 - broken link)

John McCain has executive experience | lansingstatejournal.com | Lansing State Journal

He was captain in the US Navy.
You post links to blogs to prove McCain's ability to lead a country? Gimme a break.
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Old 10-25-2008, 10:30 AM
 
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You post links to blogs to prove McCain's ability to lead a country? Gimme a break.
You don't call a CAPTAIN of the NAVY a leader???

Gimme a break!!!!!


http://209.85.173.104/search?q=cache...lnk&cd=6&gl=us

Senator John McCain

Senator John McCain of Arizona is the senior senator from his state and has served in that chamber since 1986. He began his political career in 1982 as a U.S. Congressman from Arizona. In 2000, he sought the Republican presidential nomination.

McCain serves as chairman of the Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, and he is a member of the Armed Services and Indian Affairs committees. In January 2004, McCain called for an independent inquiry into pre-war intelligence on Iraq.


Chairman John McCain

http://www.gcrio.org/OnLnDoc/pdf/pdf/mccain000517.pdf


http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1P1-87044827.html (broken link)

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Old 10-25-2008, 10:31 AM
 
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May I suggest an more enlightened analysis?



Sitting on an aircraft-carrier deck in 1962 didn't prepare John McCain for the presidency. - By Fred Kaplan - Slate Magazine
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Old 10-25-2008, 10:31 AM
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You post links to blogs to prove McCain's ability to lead a country? Gimme a break.

Now that is a switch. If he had told you about it you would probably have asked for a link.

Considering he is a front runner, all he has to do for me to vote for him is not to be Obama or any of his questionable friends.

The first thing you have to ask about a candidate is whether they are for the same issues you are for. McCain is, Obama isn't.
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Old 10-25-2008, 10:33 AM
 
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Can someone please tell me what experience John McCain has that makes him a better candidate to lead our country than Barack Obama?


26 years in the Senate does not count for McCain since Obama's time in State and US Senate do not count.


McCain's military service was arguably not exactly a success. His record is marred with low performance, risky behavior, destroyed planes, mishaps, and failed missions, culminating in his capture in Vietnam.

And enough of his fellow POWs have spoken out about his conduct during his time as a POW that there are doubts as to whether he sung to the VK.


Was there something that McCain did between his release as a POW and his election to the Senate that allowed him to hone his leadership skills successfully?
McCain isn't a better candidate because he wasn't a community organizer.
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