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I am guessing their response to this would be that what counts more is aptitude, not knowledge, and they would point back to Bill Clinton who had little foreign policy experience coming into office, and took many months to get up to speed.

How do you prove aptitude?

A vivid image of what should exist acts as a surrogate for reality. Pursuit of the image then prevents pursuit of the reality -- John K. Galbraith

by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Wed Oct 1st, 2008 at 09:36:07 AM EST
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Migeru: How do you prove aptitude?

You don't prove it.  You just feel it in your gut.

Truth unfolds in time through a communal process.

by marco on Wed Oct 1st, 2008 at 10:17:03 AM EST
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