Sunday, February 10, 2008

If the Republicans Were Smart

They would take a good long look at this guy:

Syracuse businessman Robert Andrews, vice president of BioAxxis Development Corp., said he will decide within two weeks whether to run for the Republican nomination.

Andrews, 35, whose Baldwinsville company sells high-tech locks activated by fingerprint identification, has never held elected office - precisely why he says he could be the right person for the job.

"As a relatively young member of our community, I am seeking representatives that are fresh, have new ideas, and are ready to face the current challenges our region and our country are presented with," Andrews said.

"I believe we are seeing a changing of the guard, so to speak, in our area," he said, noting the rise of community groups such as 40 Below and new, young leaders such as Onondaga County Executive Joanie Mahoney. Andrews added, "It is important that we have leaders that can reverse the brain drain and create a fountain of ideas, energy, and optimism."

Andrews, who volunteered to work on Mahoney's campaigns for Syracuse mayor and county executive, joins a list of potential candidates that seems to change daily.


3 Comments:

At 1:40 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Watcher this was your funniest post ever!!! You put Republicans and smart in the same sentance. You all most had me going. That's like putting Walsh and war hero together. LMAO

 
At 6:19 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

To be fair to the Watcher, he said "if" they were smart. Frankly, this guy could be a very serious candidate. He's got the right message.

 
At 6:20 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Wow, that was sexist of my post on 6:19, assuming Watcher is male. Sorry about that.

 

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