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Old 19 April 2015, 12:04 PM
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Originally Posted by Simply Madeline View Post
So, you would agree that Scott Walker is unqualified to be president, right?
Bill Gates also doesn't have a college degree. He's hardly dumb or unqualified to be president. Steve Jobs didn't either. There are nine presidents who didn't go to college; George Washington, Andrew Jackson, Martin Van Buren, Zachary Taylor, Millard Fillmore, Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Johnson, Grover Cleveland, and Harry Truman.

I think we get into sticky territory when we say that you have to have a college degree to become president. We already have issues where you have to be rich to become president - the number being thrown around with our latest president, Obama, is his campaign cost $750 million in the 2008 campaign and close to $1 billion this time last around. This means our presidents are bought and paid for by the wealthy. It also means a lot of people who might be better presidents can't run because they don't have rich backers.
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