Oh, WOW! How ingenious if true!!! Romney VP pick?

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  1. LadyEagle

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    Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art...id-Petraeus-vice-president.html#ixzz22u2gezR9

    http://www.drudgereport.com/flashgp.htm
     
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    Oh, nevermind.

    Reuters reports: "CIA director General David Petraeus has no plans to become a candidate for vice president or run for any other elected office, a spokesman for the spy chief said on Tuesday."

    So, nevermind.... :(
     
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    I don't see any advantage, any asset, that Petraeus would bring to the GOP.
     
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    Doesn't matter you won't be voting for Romney anyway...

    Unless he promises to enact public canning as the norm for punishment that is. :laugh:
     
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    Well, it seems the links say "the soldiers would not care" and Petraeus said that.

    The other link is a progressive (socialist, left wing) blog, so consider the source how they took that phrase and jumped to a conclusion it seems.

    But, Petraeus may not be a good pick, after all, in some respects. He was furious over the obama withdrawal of our troops. The troops, OTOH, maybe would not vote for him if he were VP pick. Also, as CIA director, he is more or less acting in the PC manner at the direction of his boss, obama, IMO.
     
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    Okay, not meaning to be the "spelling police" today; but I have to point just how dad-blamed funny that statement is.

    Did you mean "caning" or "canning"? Although either can be a quite acceptable form of punishment....:tongue3:
     
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    Believe me, canning is punishment...doing all the prep, boiling the jars and lids, standing in a hot kitchen over a hot stove all day, waiting, waiting for the processing. The only satisfaction is hearing those lids "pop" as they sit on the counter and cool afterwards. I gave it up years ago...lol. (PS: It WAS nice having fresh home canned tomato juice about mid-January, though.)
     
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    Here's my personal drawback with Petraeus: His only political arena expertise as been in uniform. While that may be a plus for the military side of the equation, it's a negative for the actual "how to run a country" side. He's been through the hoops on how to get funding through Congress for military endeavors, and therefore knows how to work with Congress, which is a plus; but what experience does he have regarding what the average taxpayer deals with? How does he relate with civilians who aren't politicians or have family members in the military?

    I'd prefer to see Mike Kelly or Condoleeza Rice.
     
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    That was no mistake, canning is a horrible form of punishment.

    [​IMG]
     
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    I would like to see J C Watts picked. Not that VPs make much difference, but the person picked needs to be a strong conservative with a track record of supporting conservative causes. The person should not even have the appearance of being moderate.
     
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    I know your father is proud of you.
     
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    Both are liberals
     
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    Thanks, Dad. :laugh:

    <PA deleted - LE>.

    But hang in there. :laugh:
     
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