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« on: March 24, 2010, 09:40:07 pm »

http://www.seattlepi.com/national/1130ap_us_petraeus_politics.html

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Gen. David Petraeus, the top U.S. commander in Iraq and Afghanistan, took the stage Wednesday where presidential candidates have debated but said his visit had nothing to do with politics or New Hampshire, home to the first presidential primaries.
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"I thought I've said 'no' as many ways as I could," he said. "I will not ever run for political office, I can assure you of that."
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« Reply #1 on: March 25, 2010, 03:56:06 pm »
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So he intends to seize the presidency by force.  Fascinating.
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« Reply #2 on: March 26, 2010, 12:03:18 am »
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Good. The man's genuine. Let him be.
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« Reply #3 on: March 26, 2010, 12:13:00 am »
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There goes Naso's wet dream.
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« Reply #4 on: March 26, 2010, 12:30:51 am »
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Good for him.
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« Reply #5 on: March 26, 2010, 12:43:52 am »
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He needs to be SecDef once Gibbs is through.  Yes, I realize that that isn't legal, but surely they could change the rules for someone of his stature.
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« Reply #6 on: March 26, 2010, 12:45:39 am »
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He needs to be SecDef once Gibbs is through.  Yes, I realize that that isn't legal, but surely they could change the rules for someone of his stature.

Gibbs? You want Petraeus to be the White House Press Secretary?
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« Reply #7 on: March 26, 2010, 12:46:28 am »
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He needs to be SecDef once Gibbs is through.  Yes, I realize that that isn't legal, but surely they could change the rules for someone of his stature.

Gibbs? You want Petraeus to be the White House Press Secretary?

Gates, sorry.  Had one too many rounds tonight.
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« Reply #8 on: March 26, 2010, 12:50:26 am »
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Did anybody ever seriously think he would?
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« Reply #9 on: March 27, 2010, 03:26:28 am »
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It is a distant wish for me. The GOP needs someone like him. More importantly, the country needs someone like him.
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« Reply #10 on: March 27, 2010, 05:07:06 am »
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He needs to be SecDef once Gibbs is through.  Yes, I realize that that isn't legal, but surely they could change the rules for someone of his stature.

Gibbs? You want Petraeus to be the White House Press Secretary?

Obviously from his language, he expects Gibbs to replace Gates, and then Petraeus to replace Gibbs.

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« Reply #11 on: March 27, 2010, 03:40:09 pm »
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Well he could always change his mind. Eisenhower originally didn't want to run for president if I am correct, but changed his mind when he saw a groundswell of grassroots support for a presidential bid.
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« Reply #12 on: March 27, 2010, 05:20:31 pm »
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