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  •  "Retail politicking" (0+ / 0-)

    I've always thought that's a pretty lame argument to support (or oppose) a candidate for president, though not necessarily at other levels of government.  Just because someone may be good at handshaking or meeting with small cliques of activists (who are often wildly unrepresentative of the general public) does not make them the best candidate to lead the country.

    As for New Hampshire, nothing against the state, but is no state sales or income tax, with extraordinarily high local property taxes and often sketchy services as results, really "good government?"  If so, then what is bad?

    •  In the sense of (0+ / 0-)

      lacking well-known political corruption, "machine" dominance, and so forth.

      See: http://en.wikipedia.org/...

      (It certainly does not apply to Nevada or South Carolina, but you don't see the same arguments for those.)

      26, Dem, Dude seeing a dude, CT-04(originally), PA-02/NY-12(now)

      by Xenocrypt on Thu Sep 29, 2011 at 10:33:32 AM PDT

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