I've been reading with interest the back and forth about Tea Party movements and unqualified people running for office and all that blather ...
When did it become OK for under qualified people to think they can do anything - and what's worse, for other people to think that's alright?
You can't do anything - you can do what you're good at and you should stick to that.
The point of elected officials is that you sort of pick one who you know is smart, who is aligned with you in most ways, and who you think/hope will make the right decision because in most cases, you don't know what the hell is really going on yourself.
This whole 24-hr. news cycle/citizen journalist movement has made "experts" out of everyone, so everyone thinks they can be an elected official, or they know someone who can be, or FoxNews told them this person can be ... whatever.
Get over it.
There are people out there who are smarter than you are. Picking one to vote for who is of average intelligence just because you are is stupid.
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