He also poses this:
She has no real history in politics, much less the GOP. She is reliably conservative on social issues, but hasn't emphasized that. Her foreign policy experience is limited to international business and trade issues. Were she to be a heartbeat away from the presidency, would she be ready to be a commander-in-chief at a moment's notice?
There are any number of current and former HP employees and partners (from both sides of the political spectrum) who would love to be able to line up and take a shot at answering that question. What do you think? Don't be shy.
Not since the "Gore-Doerr" speculation from the '90s has an A-List technology personality been this high up on either a long list or a short list for VP. (Jack Kemp, an Oracle director, ran as Bob Dole's running mate in '96 but it's hard to classify him as a top-tier tech personality.)
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