But I will say that until someone has acted in any particular position, no one has any way of predicting how they will until they've been placed into it. Wherein, the least likely may rise to the demands and responsibilities of the position, while the most likely may very well crumble 'neath their weight. Every vote for an untried politician is a shot in the dark, and sometimes even shots in the dark are preferable to its available alternatives ...
Roadside bomb kills five border officers in western Iraq (AP)
from the article: The boy scout leader