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. . the Republican party hasn't been capable of resisting the trend towards centralization since the 1960's. There are some who have already made the case that the GOP has never been capable of making good on its goals. 2010 will likely see the GOP reduced to a pitiful minority in both the House and the Senate.
One area where Key did was one he was asked to define poverty. He said that it was one someone had to worry about paying the next bill of fixing there car and being rich was when someone didn't have to worry. The language Key used would have connected him more to voters as well. Clark academic background didn't help her in this regard.
McCain and his advisor's need to watch the debate and take notes. Obama could be said to be akin to Clark due to the fact he a more of a academic background then McCain. This is the chance for McCain advisor's to prove that they are worth there pay packet.
Edwards for Labor...
You may be right about Edwards but somehow I doubt it since unless they are incompetent or extremist people really don't pay much attention to Cabinet picks. As for the age limit... mmmmmmm.... I don't know about that one. I am more interested in qualifications and whether or not they can do the job or not.
Originally posted by donwhite
The Republicans hate labor.
[edit on 10/20/2008 by donwhite]
Powell is a moderate. He was used by the Bush43 administration to carry water for a failed Iraq war policy. Since 2004, the Republican party has grown even more orthodox than it had been in the previous ten years. All of this leads Colin Powell to make this endorsement.
Today's GOP leadership is myopic in its world view . . I am a moderate, and I'm not ashamed of it. I believe in limited government, and State's rights. I can easily see what motivated Powell to make his choice.
Powell endorsement represents an important mile stone in the battle for swing voters, centrists and so on. Powell was burned badly by the Bush admin and while he wants to remain loyal to the Republican party he wants to drift away from the last eight years of failed policy's. Powell comments about Palin were interesting. I don't think race was a factor in Powell decision . . the moderate arm (excluding Justin how he votes is his business) of the Republican party will do a protest vote for Obama.