Well, it's getting ever closer to the Iowa primaries, so maybe its a better time to bring this question up than the last time I asked.
Checking the polls, its no surprise that Howard Dean is the front-runner of the democratic candidates for president in 04. Nipping at his heels though, in some cases just two percentage points off, is Wesley Clark, followed by Joe Lieberman.
The race is tightening and its interesting just how close Wesley Clark is to catching Dean in the polls, and Lieberman's thrid place isn't so distant anymore.
By comparison, Gephart, Kerry, and Sharpton are much farther behind and the rest stand pretty much no chance of getting the nomination.
So, if we're to focus on just the three front runners of this race....currently Joe Liberman, Howard Dean, and Wesley Clark, which do you most support?
I'd consider myself an independent because I dont vote along party lines, I vote for who I most support, regardless of whether they're democrat or republican. In the case of this election, I'm very much opposed to re-electing Bush.
There's problems with each of these candidates, but I'm curious as to who you lean towards? It's probably a given that Dean will come out on top in the Iowa primary, but which candidate do YOU most want to become the nominee for president?
If forced to pick between the three, I'd probably have to go with Dean, even though I dont like him very much, and here's why:
Firstly, I dont know much about Wesley Clark. When he first entered the race the media was all over him, but now he tends to take a back seat to Dean, and I havent seen nor heard much about him at all recently. And also there's concerns on my part that perhaps he'd turn out to be another hawk, which is probably what this country doesnt need.
As for Joe, I like Joe, he'd probably make an okay president. The reason I wouldnt vote for him, though, is because again I dont know too much about him. And there's also the question of whether arab governments would be willing at all to work with Jewish president. I have no problem with a jewish president, but they might, and that's something to consider, unfortunately.
Of the democrats that stand unlikely to win the nomination, I support Kerry. But I doubt he'll gain the top spot in the polls.
So of the three front runners, who's your pick? I'd love to hear your thoughts about this.