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Would A Surgeon Trust Trump With A Knife?

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In response, Carter said he'd like to see Ford "convince the Polish-Americans and the Czech-Americans and the Hungarian-Americans in this country, that those countries don't live under the domination and supervision of the Soviet Union behind the Iron Curtain."

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"News reports about the debate were dominated by Ford's statement and its potential effect on the race. Most observers felt the debate proved to be a turning point and the key to Carter's narrow electoral victory."

Unlike the 1976 Ford-Carter debate, when foreign policy was treated seriously, the first 2016 Clinton-Trump debate was covered as a prize fight with media judges scoring Trump losing on style.

Two rematches are slated, Oct. 9, at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri and Oct. 19 at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

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Which leads, finally, to this puzzlement: How could anyone who knows the decision-making demands on a President, possibly cast a vote for Trump (or a third party contender, same thing)?

Would you want your surgeon to invite Donald J. Trump into the operating room to perform your gall bladder surgery? Surely not. You would not want to hear, as you went under the anesthesia, "Where's the gall bladder"?

 

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