Brad Smith (jesus_h_biscuit) wrote,
Brad Smith
jesus_h_biscuit

The Folly of Experience
Are they experienced? Stanley Kutler takes a critical look at the (over-)emphasis on experience in anything resembling the Oval Office before a candidate assumes the presidency.
Stanley Kutler —

John McCain and Hillary Clinton have used experience as a major talking point in support of their own candidacies and to build a case against Barack Obama. But presidential history attaches little importance to experience; it is strikingly absent in the historical credentials of our most honored presidents.

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