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The BG News
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November 30, 2023

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Gender not a qualification for presidency

The only reason it may seem that women are unsuitable for the United States presidency is that conventional wisdom would assume gender is the only consistent distinguishing factor between those with too much power and those with too little.

I suppose Trey Caliva of Texas Tech would not challenge a man of color, a poor man, a declared homosexual man or a hermaphrodite?

It is fortunate that no woman is as capable as any U.S. “super” president of sucking the earth dry and pouncing on anyone who stands to disagree along the way.

This allows us hope.

And shame on any person who condones separating oneself from oneself – such as separating one’s ideas from one’s feelings – in order to make the most effective decisions in life.

Since when did we want our leaders, our decision-makers, to be sociopathic puppets?

What’s with the opinion editors of The BG News extracting an essay from the U-Wire written by a man who was clearly raised in a very dim box?




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