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Old 11-10-2016, 03:33 PM
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Originally Posted by watchwolf49 View Post
I would say that military experience is more closely aligned with executive experience than legislative experience ... Obama was the first President from the Congress since JFK/LBJ ... them's a ton of years for sure for sure ...
Both Nixon and George H. W. Bush's were Senators before becoming vice president, and in those days it was hard to say how much of an office that was. Ford was in the House for decades before becoming President.

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Unless there's any other President with strictly business experience ...
Hoover was a millionaire businessman who could afford to retire early and turn his attention to do-gooding. Carter was famously vilified as a "peanut farmer."

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then the second least qualified President would have to be George Washington, since at that time no one had ever held such a position ... no one had any experience for the job.
You said this earlier, Loach demolished it earlier, and you acknowledged his demolishing it. Time for a hefty dose of ginkgo biloba.

Besides, by this standard the only non-President qualified to be President was Benjamin Harrison in his second, non-continuous term.