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By George McClellan, America Out Loud, Sep 12, 2022
Our worst problem in picking who should be our president is assuming that Senators would make good presidents because, well, after all, they are experienced politicians who have America’s best interest in mind. Well, It hasn’t worked yet, and Joe is just the latest dismal example of the failure of a Democrat Senator to become president, whereas most governors with administrative experience or successful businessmen with proven economic, negotiating, and contract acumen have mostly turned out to have the leadership skills required to run a nation (big business) like ours successfully. Naturally, exceptions arise, but, as for Senators, I can’t think of one who has been successful, not even JFK.
Senators live and work in their own little worlds, pushed and jostled by forces seeking the favor of their vote. In their careers, by necessity, Senators become creatures of those competing monetary forces looking for favors. A wag once said: “The Lust for money is the root of all evil,” and being a politician constantly seeking the funds for reelection campaigns essentially proves it. …