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  •  Sadly, he apparently can (0+ / 0-)

    ...think  on his feet. He was a mega -prize winning debater at Princeton and he  has argued eight appellate cases before the Supreme Court .

    •  But that's because he is quick to rationalize (1+ / 0-)
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      everything to his world view and can live in a simple, abstract world when he is before a judge. That is actually an overrated skill.  It is not a measure of true intellect.  Contrast that with Bill Clinton or Barack Obama, 2 people who synthesize and analyze facts and points of view on the fly and provide a true analysis of a problem and some potential solutions.  In addition, being a courtroom lawyer does not make you better able to connect with people.

      Alternative rock with something to say: http://www.myspace.com/globalshakedown

      by khyber900 on Sat Feb 23, 2013 at 03:30:41 PM PST

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