Help Choosing a Candidate

Discussion in 'Games, Jokes, and Fun!' started by ole-crone, Jan 10, 2008.

  1. ole-crone

    ole-crone Chillin' With My Peeps

    Years ago, back in the dark ages when Dukakis ran against Daddy Bush our k-8 school held a mock election on election day. Bush won hands down. Conversations started about whether we really vote for someone who shares our beliefs or if other issues come to play, such as party affliations, family habits (aka brainwashing), looks or popularity. For fun, the middle school teachers devised a new election - this time the kids had to vote according to issues and platforms. Much to their surprise, Bush lost as badly as he had won the week before. The teachers taught a great lesson and a good time was had by all - even a little guy named David who sat there with his head on his desk lamenting "I don't understand it - I've always been a Republican. How can I have Democrat leanings?"

    This site has created some interesting similar conversations around here. Take the test and enjoy.

    BTW. I scored a 15 tie with Kucinich and Clinton. Then came Edwards 13 and Obama 10. My Republican mother in law scored 15 Richardson and a 10 tie for Clinton/Obama.

    http://minnesota.akamai.publicradio...didate/poll.php?race_id=13&tpl=template_embed
     
  2. Ga Chicken Mom

    Ga Chicken Mom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow! This is a great link, I'm going to forward it to friends and family. My results were as expected - I'm a screaming liberal - but I know many people who are scratching their heads about the candidates. Thanks.
     
  3. Memberoflife

    Memberoflife New Egg

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  4. Q9

    Q9 General Headache

    Odd, they don't have Ron Paul on there. It told me Bob Barr was the best match, but I disagreed with him on about a third of the issues. [​IMG]
     

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