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Pick Your Fittest Candidate

In Politics on September 26, 2012 at 11:50 pm

By: Mandy Shaver

Pick a candidate.

Candidate A- Associates with crooked politicians and consults astrologists.  He’s had two mistresses.  He also chain smokes and drinks 8 to 10 martinis a day.

Candidate B – He was kicked out of office twice, sleeps until noon, used opium in college, and drinks a quart of whiskey every evening.

Candidate C – He is a decorated war hero.  He’s a vegetarian, doesn’t smoke, drinks an occasional beer, and never cheated on his wife.

Which of these candidates would be your choice?

Candidate A: Franklin D. Roosevelt

Candidate B: Winston Churchill

Candidate C: Adolph Hitler

Alright…you may argue that limited lifestyle habit information, little historical data to base these claims, and no mention of a candidate’s platform; this is not a fair hypothetical question.  But for a non-hypothetical question, how do edible voters in the United States perceive a candidate’s and running mate’s morality based upon his lifestyle?

Republican Willard Mitt Romney: He abstains from drinking alcohol and smoking cigarettes.  He ties his dog to the roof of his car especially when his adult sons travel with him on the campaign trail.  He runs almost every morning and made the People magazine’s list as one of the “50 Most Beautiful People” in 2002. Read the rest of this entry »

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