Keller @ Large: Why Driving A Car Matters

January 28, 2014 1:00 PM
Keller @ Large: Why Driving A Car Matters
" BOSTON (CBS) – Like her or not, there aren’t too many people around who are better-qualified than Hillary Clinton – on paper at least – to be president of the United States.

Big-time lawyer, First Lady of a state and the nation, former Senator, former Secretary of State – that’s a formidable resume.

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But there’s something missing from Sec. Clinton’s bio that’s a little troubling.

By her own account in a speech to the National Auto Dealers Association Convention Monday, she hasn’t driven a car since 1996 – 18 years ago.

It’s not because she’s unable to drive, or too lazy to bother. Very important people are routinely driven everywhere they go, for security and other reasons.

But in the case of political leaders, I think that robs them of experience that is directly relevant to proper governing "

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