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    Re: Saira Blair Becomes Youngest Elected Politician in US

    Quote Originally Posted by Kobie View Post
    "Qualified" = "conservative"
    "Qualified"="World leading pediatric neurosurgeon"

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    Re: Saira Blair Becomes Youngest Elected Politician in US

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    "Qualified"="World leading pediatric neurosurgeon"
    How on earth does that qualify someone to be president?

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    Re: Saira Blair Becomes Youngest Elected Politician in US

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    How on earth does that qualify someone to be president?
    How about more innate intelligence and achievement than a poverty pimping community organizer?

    This was just a few weeks ago and local, I'd have gone if I could. PS-Carson has now registered with the republican party. I havent seen it covered in the news. Something for you to look forward to.

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    Re: Saira Blair Becomes Youngest Elected Politician in US

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    How about more innate intelligence and achievement than a poverty pimping community organizer?
    And once again, you indulge yourself in the petty partisan lie that Obama's sole endeavor prior to his presidency was "community organizer." Congratulations.

    Ben Carson is a very gifted neurosurgeon. Nothing in his resume suggests any qualifications for President of the United States, and on an ideological level, I find a lot of his positions and beliefs to be, mildly put, nuttier than squirrel crap.

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    Re: Saira Blair Becomes Youngest Elected Politician in US

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    And once again, you indulge yourself in the petty partisan lie that Obama's sole endeavor prior to his presidency was "community organizer." Congratulations.

    Ben Carson is a very gifted neurosurgeon. Nothing in his resume suggests any qualifications for President of the United States, and on an ideological level, I find a lot of his positions and beliefs to be, mildly put, nuttier than squirrel crap.
    It clearly was not his only endeavor, he also wanted to be a politician.

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    I'm still thinking about this girl despite how long its been since I found out about her being elected. Which is very unusual for me. What she did was amazing.

    I do have a few questions for all those that voted for her though...and this is in no way meant to belittle this woman in the slightest....but...Do those voters KNOW that this girl is only 18? Fresh out of high school? Is this an indication of what "low information voters" actually means? Or did they actually know and actually like this young woman this much? Or did they know but just not care because they absolutely hated what the other guy stood for?

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    Re: Saira Blair Becomes Youngest Elected Politician in US

    I believe voters did know. She beat a two-term incumbent in the primary, so there was ample time to learn her age, and her father was a longtime state senator representing the same small district.

    Interestingly, West Virginia has a "citizen's legislature" that meets for only 60 days between January and April. Will West Virginia voters elect an 18-year-old lawmaker? | PBS NewsHour Extra

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    Saira Blair Becomes Youngest Elected Politician in US

    Quote Originally Posted by US Conservative View Post
    How about more innate intelligence and achievement than a poverty pimping community organizer?

    This was just a few weeks ago and local, I'd have gone if I could. PS-Carson has now registered with the republican party. I havent seen it covered in the news. Something for you to look forward to.
    If you're wanting to compare him to Obama two years out of 2008, Obama had far more political experience than this guy does (and Obama had comparatively little to many traditional nominees).

    Not a terrific sign.
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    Re: Saira Blair Becomes Youngest Elected Politician in US

    Quote Originally Posted by Fiddytree View Post
    If you're wanting to compare him to Obama two years out of 2008, Obama had far more political experience than this guy does (and Obama had comparatively little to many traditional nominees).

    Not a terrific sign.
    My point is that in the same vein as Saira Blair heres a viable alternative. And frankly he's probably overqualified. Also, dont discount the politics of being a chief resident and department chair at 33, and a world wide neurosurgery innovator. Neurosurg is still very rarified air even world wide.

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    Re: Saira Blair Becomes Youngest Elected Politician in US

    Quote Originally Posted by US Conservative View Post
    How about more innate intelligence and achievement than a poverty pimping community organizer?

    This was just a few weeks ago and local, I'd have gone if I could. PS-Carson has now registered with the republican party. I havent seen it cove red in the news. Something for you to look forward to.
    Poverty Pimping. Sometimes they don't even try to hide their motives.

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