“No man ever got very high by pulling other people down. The intelligent merchant does not knock his competitors. The sensible worker does not knock those who work with him. Don’t knock your friends. Don’t knock your enemies”. Don’t knock yourself. — Alfred Lord Tennyson“When Debate is lost, Slander becomes the tool of the loser” -attributed to Socrates
Reason 2: He lacks the temperament and shows a nasty, petty side when he feels slighted:
He is seemingly not in control. In just at the past week from Dr. Paul Song’s horrible name-calling, to the throwing of dollar bills at HRC’s motorcade to the last minute replacement of a rabbi on this panel, this bullying is completely unacceptable.
Reason 5: He is just another politician and must be judged on the entirety of his 35+ years of government experience. I find his lack of success & failure not only to reach across the aisle but also among the Democrats with whom he has caucused deeply disheartening.
When Sally Kohn declares her support for him and speaks at a New York rally but is booed when she mentions that Hillary Clinton is certainly qualified, the Puritopians of the left show they are no better than the Tea Party of the Right.