Nicholas (nwhyte) wrote,

Presidential meme

84% Dennis Kucinich
81% Mike Gravel
80% Chris Dodd
78% Barack Obama
77% Joe Biden
74% John Edwards
73% Hillary Clinton
73% Bill Richardson
39% Rudy Giuliani
35% John McCain
32% Ron Paul
25% Mike Huckabee
25% Mitt Romney
15% Fred Thompson
14% Tom Tancredo

2008 Presidential Candidate Matching Quiz

Not a huge surprise; though I'm actually furthest from Kucinich on his foreign policy positions, where he is (as far as I can tell) pretty isolationist.

Myself, I've been very much influenced by the Washington Post piece in October about who is advising the front-runners on foreign policy. Clinton and McCain have easily the most heavyweight lists of experts, but Obama's list includes my former colleague Rob Malley and several others with whom I feel instinctively in sympathy - Samantha Power, Dick Clarke, Ivo Daalder. (The Edwards team seems surprisingly mil rather than pol in balance; perhaps they have been updated since?) It is of course wrong to assume that because X is advised by Y that X will share Y's views; but if Y is someone whose judgement I respect, and has chosen to support X, that counts for something too.
Tags: election: us: 2008 november
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