"Cowardice asks the question...is it safe? Expediency asks the question...is it politic? Vanity asks the question...is it popular? But conscience asks the question...is it right? And there comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular but one must take it because it is right." ~Dr. Martin Luther King

Monday 3 October 2016


Anonymous has left a new comment on your post "WEASEL WORDS": 

Did you always think that Hillary was the best candidate for president in this term. 

Posted by Anonymous to  Our Town and Its Business at 3 October 2016 at 20:12


I thought Hillary was the right candidate in 2008. 

My respect for Barack Obama's intelligence and character has grown. If he was following Hillary 
now instead  of the other way about, he would have been better off. 

It takes more than intelligence and principle to earn distinction. 

What it takes can be learned but can't be taught. 

Lyndon Johnstone is considered most effective. 

In 2008 , Hillary had already served as a  Senator and made a practice of "working across the aisle" 
to move things forward

As First Lady, she  probably learned at least as much as the President while they occupied the 
White House. 

She was an excellent presidential candidate. When she conceded, her deportmant was without peer. 

The moment  Barack Obama took the Oath of Office was intensely moving. 

But he did not have what he needed. It was not his time. 

The enemy that was the Tea Party was already within and strident . 

The outcome might have been the same with Hillary . But she had skills and life experience 
Obama did not. 

Intelligence and integrity are not the whole ball of wax.  

They say it helps for a policeman to have a little larceny in his soul...a  deeper humanity. 

 It's not gender specific but may be closer to maternal  than male instinct. 

Like a Warrior Queen in defense of her children. 

It's easy to  empathize with a person of high moral character.

Inadequate personalities are almost certainly likely to blame others for personal failure.  

They are hard to excuse and harder to like but in politics everyone counts. 

So yes ....I believe Hillary is  the right candidate in 2016  and was even more right in 2008. 

A victory for Hillary will be the great equalizer.

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