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  •  I believe Obama could be a GREAT president (5+ / 0-)
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    casperr, leevank, machiado, philimus, dotster

    I'm talking about him being great in the sense of FDR, Lincoln, Jefferson, Washington type of great.

    More memorable than the fact that he would be the first African-American preesident, but one who rose above the problems of our times to confront them head on with a consensus.

    He has to get past Hillary first, though.

    PEACE, through SUPERIOR DIPLOMACY!

    by Walt starr on Mon Nov 05, 2007 at 02:00:42 PM PST

    •  I agree (4+ / 0-)
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      pHunbalanced, casperr, machiado, dotster

      There's no guarantee that he, or anyone, WOULD be (and in part, that depends on the problems that a President faces), but I don't think any other candidate really has that potential (although some, including Edwards, could well be very good Presidents, which would represent an improvement on a virtually astronomical scale from the present occupant of the White House).

      "Those who would sacrifice liberty for security deserve neither liberty nor security." -Ben Franklin

      by leevank on Mon Nov 05, 2007 at 02:09:42 PM PST

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