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Or, in Christa Freeland’s words:
I’d like to share a little bit of reporting on this point. The caller referred to Bear Stearns and Wall Street. And when you talk to some of the Wall Street supporters of Barack Obama they say that last summer when he was first coming to them, one of their big questions was ‘How the heck are you gonna run the economy, you have no executive experience?’
And his answer was interesting. What he said then and it was before the campaign was ‘I am going to use my campaign and the way I run it as a way to demonstrate to you and to the country what kind of a manager I am.’
In 1992, Dan Quayle said of Clinton:
If he runs the country the way he ran his campaign, the country will be in good shape.
Indeed. If you’re worried about Obama as an executive, think about how he has run his campaign.