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Old 10-06-2019, 12:13 PM
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I wouldn't do it. I would be a really terrible president, and there are lots of aspects of the job I would hate, even if I weren't afraid of making a huge mess of the US. But I can think of lots of reasons a same person would want to do it
Originally Posted by Thudlow Boink View Post
...It's the job their whole life has been leading up to
The fame
The power
The prestige
The opportunity to serve their country
The opportunity to make a difference in the world
The challenge
"Surely I can do a better job than the current occupant of the Oval Office"
The opportunity to make the world a better place
The opportunity to make a TON of money after you are done with the job
At least for a guy, it makes you REALLY sexually attractive. (okay, present president excepted, but in general, power makes a man hot.)
The opportunity to meet lots of interesting people, and have them all care about meeting you.
Great healthcare for the rest of your life. Great security, too. (okay, mostly kidding about those.)