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  •  Vilsack May Have A (D) Next To His Name... (1+ / 0-)
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    ...but as a former Iowan I was extremely disappointed with him as Gov.  Here's a guy who was on the cover of the NYT for encouraging immigration to Iowa, and a year later he signs an English-only bill.  I mean, he'd be better than Ol' Chuck, but not by much.

    "Ron Paul robocalled my girlfriend." - Me

    by toyourleft on Thu Dec 11, 2008 at 01:48:47 PM PST

    •  Vilsack's hardly Mr. Popularity in Iowa (0+ / 0-)

      Vilsack was not a successful governor in my opinion. He appointed a number of very nasty folks to the Board of Regents of the Regent Universities (all but one of which resigned in a fit of pique once Vilsack was gone). He also showed no real imagination in dealing with the state's financial troubles during his years in office. As a good Dem, I'd like to see Grassley replaced,  but I'd have to talk myself into voting for Vilsack should he be the candidate.

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