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Rank the following candidates: 1964


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LBJ

Harold Stassen

Nelson Rockefeller

Henry Cabot Lodge Jr.

Margaret Chase Smith

William Scranton

Hiram Fong

James Rhodes

Walter Judd

John Byrnes

Barry Goldwater

George Wallace

*Note: Stassen in many ways is preferable to LBJ; however, I trust that LBJ is the only one that could get progressive domestic policy through Congress. 

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Hiram Fong

Walter Judd

William Scranton

Henry Cabot Lodge Jr.

James Rhodes

John Byrnes

Margaret Chase Smith

Nelson Rockefeller

LBJ

Barry Goldwater

George Wallace

 

I think the only really bad candidate on this list is George Wallace. So don't think the people lower on my list are bad... (imo), it's just my preference had I been alive in 64. 

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1 hour ago, Pringles said:

Hiram Fong

Walter Judd

William Scranton

Henry Cabot Lodge Jr.

James Rhodes

John Byrnes

Margaret Chase Smith

Nelson Rockefeller

LBJ

Barry Goldwater

George Wallace

 

I think the only really bad candidate on this list is George Wallace. So don't think the people lower on my list are bad... (imo), it's just my preference had I been alive in 64. 

Y Goldwater so low

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2 hours ago, Patine said:

He had good ideas about electoral reform, and was notably less big on military interventionism. But he deludedly seem to think a Government could be run by the same theories and principles as a big business, and even the worst plutocratic ass-kissers who are still POLITICIANS know that that's a path to utter ruin...

Better than running it as a charity

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25 minutes ago, Patine said:

It never has been run as a charity. No Government on Earth actually has. I think it's time for a civics course for you too - and what the difference between a Government, in terms of mandate, duties, and obligations is, compared to a corporation, charity, NGO, or any sort of private foundation or institution. You're obviously not clear on that.

US foreign aid and trade deficit would disagree

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Just now, Patine said:

Sorry, what?

The United States experiences a trade deficit due to the imbalance of trade with Santa Clause (billions in presents vs. what is likely millions in milk, cookies, and the errant carrot).

The point of me saying this is to make an example of just how ridiculous and economically meaningless a statistic that "trade deficit" is.

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1 hour ago, Dobs said:

The United States experiences a trade deficit due to the imbalance of trade with Santa Clause (billions in presents vs. what is likely millions in milk, cookies, and the errant carrot).

The point of me saying this is to make an example of just how ridiculous and economically meaningless a statistic that "trade deficit" is.

This reminds me of one of the greatest quotes of all time by Ronald Reagan.

The deficits big enough to take care of itself. 😎

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39 minutes ago, Patine said:

 

Well, Ronald Reagan was a HUGE sell-out, Plutocratic, Corporate ass-kisser and crony. He's certainly NOT going to publicly denounce and criticize his Master Mahons openly, if at all...

That darn Reagan, giving power to the irresponsible and inherently evil American people!! They clearly can’t govern themselves and must be governed by... other... American people..? Maybe just more elite ones? Ah drats we’ll figure it out.

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I honestly wonder what if Salmon Chase had become the President...

Also John Davis in 1924. I don't think he would have made a good President, but I would have preferred him to Coolidge (a rare case of me supporting a Democrat)

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