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Joe Kennedy III Eloquently speaks on Trump's Family Separation Policy (Original Post) OnDoutside Jun 2018 OP
He's still green. But I likes me some Joe Kennedy! Honeycombe8 Jun 2018 #1
He has more wisdom & sense of purpose than any of the repubs who have been Wwcd Jun 2018 #4
K&R. CentralMass Jun 2018 #2
I have been following JK3 more closely over the last 2 years... Moostache Jun 2018 #3
I don't know 'bout that. VPs almost never go on to be President. Honeycombe8 Jun 2018 #6
What about Nixon? geardaddy Jun 2018 #7
ironic isn't it, the right's sudden concern for the poor here, Thomas Hurt Jun 2018 #5
Political will apkhgp Jun 2018 #8

Honeycombe8

(37,648 posts)
1. He's still green. But I likes me some Joe Kennedy!
Fri Jun 22, 2018, 11:17 AM
Jun 2018

I hope he makes it to President soon. From an Irish immigrant background, a distinguished family with liberal cred, at least I'd know what we're getting. That red wavy hair doesn't hurt, either.

 

Wwcd

(6,288 posts)
4. He has more wisdom & sense of purpose than any of the repubs who have been
Fri Jun 22, 2018, 11:31 AM
Jun 2018

in politics & in DC for half their life.
He comes to us well prepared.

Moostache

(9,919 posts)
3. I have been following JK3 more closely over the last 2 years...
Fri Jun 22, 2018, 11:27 AM
Jun 2018

His heart is spot on in the right place and he is a sincere politician in an ugly, ugly world. Biden-Kennedy '20 followed by Kennedy-Harris '24 is a very attractive option in my eyes...

Honeycombe8

(37,648 posts)
6. I don't know 'bout that. VPs almost never go on to be President.
Fri Jun 22, 2018, 12:31 PM
Jun 2018

I think there have been one or two? But generally they are marked as second bananas and never go on to the higher office. (You can't include LBJ or Harry Truman, because of those unique circumstances.)

Bush Sr. was a VP who was elected President later.

geardaddy

(24,982 posts)
7. What about Nixon?
Fri Jun 22, 2018, 02:20 PM
Jun 2018

He was Eisenhower's VP and got elected outright.

According to CNN this is the number of vice president becoming president:

14 -- The number of vice presidents who became president of the United States. Eight of these were because of the death of the sitting president.

apkhgp

(1,068 posts)
8. Political will
Fri Jun 22, 2018, 09:14 PM
Jun 2018

That can formulate an administration policy which will enact laws and develop a sense of strength and well being throughout the entire nation. Is that the kind of Political will that Representative Kennedy is talking about? Well that is what this nation has been starving for.



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