This idea is stolen mostly from George Cuddy, a friend on Facebook. The answers, however, are mine — except for the questions on which George and I agree.
The ideal candidate …
Abortion: Legal, but not always easy to obtain,
Drinking Age: Lowered to 19.
Voting Age: Leave it alone.
Stem Cell Research: Yes
Gun Control: No
Death Penalty: No
Nuclear Power: Yes
Standardized Tests: No
ANWR Drilling: No.
Alternative Energy Research: Yes.
Defense Spending: We spend enough. Maybe too much.
GMO Food: Never
Gay Marriage: Legal
Medical Marijuana: Legal
All Marijuana: Legal AND highly taxed.
Embargo of Cuba: Lifted
Interrogation Torture: Illegal
Flat Tax: No
Legal Immigration: Yes
Illegal Immigrant Amnesty: Yes
Foreign Aid to Israel: No
Foreign Aid to Enemies: No
Foreign Aid to Anyone: In general, no.
China Policy: They need us as much as we need them.
Russia Policy: Partners
Muslim Appeasement: Never
Christian Appeasement: Never
School Prayer: It already happens every day.
Universal Health Care: Yes
Club Support: Any RAGBRAI team that knows how to have a lot of fun while still riding a bike.
Hates: Motorists who crowd bicyclists on the road.
Also Hates: Just about everything on HGTV.
Watches: Old Clint Eastwood movies, “Family Guy” and “Beavis and Butt-head” but would rather read a book than watch TV.
Favorite things include: Crossfit, good coffee and long bike rides.