Jocks for Congress: Does it work?

  • NickoftheNort...

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    Mar 14, 2008 7:38 PM GMT
    CNN Int. gave a heads-up on this Congressional campaign with a short clip from this YouTube video:

    Brock Olivo enters political battlefield

    Sure, he's hot, but is a Social Studies class (combined with a well-funded campaign) all it takes / should take to get into Congress?
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    Mar 15, 2008 12:37 PM GMT
    We have our own parallels here in the Philippines of sports stars entering the political arena. Like movie stars becoming politicians (of that we have a lot) a la guvernator, I don't put too much trust in them.

    These guys are counting solely on charisma. I betcha he'd be sucked into the graft and corruption going on in politics in no time.
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    Mar 16, 2008 3:02 PM GMT
    most californians i've talked to have actually seemed to have grown quite fond of the governator, at least not overtly opposed to i think this guy just needs a handler....someone who cuts in and says "well sorry brock's gotta get going, he'd love to continue this, but he's got a lot of old folk's hands to shake"