Thursday, April 08, 2010

McCain Backs Fiorina in Calif. Senate Race

McCain backs former adviser in Calif. Senate race

Arizona Sen. John McCain says Carly Fiorina is "eminently qualified" to serve alongside him in the Senate despite having no prior experience in elective office.

His statement of support on Tuesday came after he was asked about an infamous misstep Fiorina made during the 2008 presidential campaign, when she served as McCain's economic adviser.

The former Hewlett-Packard CEO said neither McCain nor his running mate, Sarah Palin, was qualified to run a corporation. ...

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: There should be no bars to running for office, other than the laws contained in the US or state constitutions, but this is unsettling. Why doesn't she prove herself at a state or local level first? It's as if she's been given the "green light" by the establishment to take her place in their circle.

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