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  •  I have never understood (0+ / 0-)

    why we laud "American Exceptionalism" at the same time as choosing mediocre people for our government.  The same people who say we are exceptional, smugly disparage college educations and science.  We are exceptional, but we must all come from log cabins and pull ourselves up by our bootstraps.

    Personally, I would rather hire the brightest and most educated to lead us.  Unfortunately, they tend to be atheists and scientists (or both), and Americans would rather choose someone who doesn't threaten their self-esteem ( ie someone they would ike to have a beer with, ie someone who has a beer gut, tells dirty jokes and farts.)

    As my father used to say,"We have the best government money can buy."

    by BPARTR on Fri Sep 13, 2013 at 02:13:01 PM PDT

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