OK you guys know what that headline probably was implying even though your amazing liberal brains were saying “WTF????”
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) told the AP that he is thinking about seeking the Republican presidential nomination. But he highlighted a potential obstacle.
Here is what he said:
?I never shied away from trying to solve problems, and working with the Democrats is not a sin if it advances the overall cause? The problem is that in our primary field, it’s not about the times that you agree, it’s about the 1 in 10 times that you disagree.?
“The test for some is not, ‘Do you agree with me on the issue.’ It’s, ‘Do you hate who I hate.’ And I’m not going to live my political life hating people.”
“I am not there yet, but what drives my thinking is I do think I have something unique to offer the country, dealing with the threats we face,” he said. “And stay tuned, we’ll see what happens.”
Lindsey (you know we all call him that!) is 59 years old and has been a close ally of Sen. John McCain (R-AZ). He easily won his seat — held for 20 years — in the November 2014 midterms.
What do you guys think? How much fun would we have with this? And honestly? Lindsey Graham is?no worse than any of the other Republican contenders who are piling into the clown car. Keep this in mind, however: he was one of the GOP managers of the 1999 impeachment trial of Bill Clinton. That would be a huge asset to him in a campaign, especially if the opposing candidate is Hillary Clinton.
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