which presidential candidate has the best English skills?

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which presidential candidate has the best English skills?

Postby FurTrader » 11 Jan 2012, 11:50

which presidential candidate has the best English skills?

In alphabetical order: Ma, Soong, or Tsai?

(was about to include vice presidential candidates, but
probably wouldn't have been a fair question, since of of
them was an American up until a few months ago :D )
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Re: which presidential candidate has the best English skills?

Postby ChewDawg » 11 Jan 2012, 11:59

British or American English? A relevant question I think considering Ma is Harvard educated and Tsai graduated from LSE. Overall, I'd say Ma.
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Re: which presidential candidate has the best English skills?

Postby FurTrader » 11 Jan 2012, 12:04

ChewDawg wrote:British or American English? A relevant question I think considering Ma is Harvard educated and Tsai graduated from LSE.


speaking of Harvard... I was watching some Pearl Harbor 70th anniversary special on TV. Apparently the commander of the Japanese navy strike force
was a graduate of Harvard as well... (Admiral Yamamoto) Just saying... :D
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Re: which presidential candidate has the best English skills?

Postby Feiren » 11 Jan 2012, 13:31

ChewDawg wrote:British or American English? A relevant question I think considering Ma is Harvard educated and Tsai graduated from LSE. Overall, I'd say Ma.


Tsai's English is noticeably better than Ma's.
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Re: which presidential candidate has the best English skills?

Postby ChewDawg » 11 Jan 2012, 13:34

Feiren wrote:
ChewDawg wrote:British or American English? A relevant question I think considering Ma is Harvard educated and Tsai graduated from LSE. Overall, I'd say Ma.


Tsai's English is noticeably better than Ma's.


I'll take your word for it. Never heard her speak up close. I'd assume both of them have quite good English.
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Re: which presidential candidate has the best English skills?

Postby Feiren » 11 Jan 2012, 13:36

Ma's is very good. But Tsai's English is remarkable. In control and precise.
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Re: which presidential candidate has the best English skills?

Postby sandman » 11 Jan 2012, 13:41

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Re: which presidential candidate has the best English skills?

Postby FurTrader » 11 Jan 2012, 14:09

sandman wrote:That's fantastic! The farmers down Pingdong way will be delighted, I'm sure.
Look, face it! David Cameron is the great leader of my great and wonderful country (see? I LOVE my homeland!). But can he say "ni hao?" I doubt it.
Ma, Tsai, Soong, don't matter. If they want their message to get across to other countries, they have plenty of people to do it for them.
Who gives a flying FUCK if they can spikken in the ole foreign tongues? What a complete cop-out! :roll:


I was thinking they can look for jobs in other English-speaking countries, if they don't get elected(or re-elected) :D :D :D

Of course, whoever can speak the most PERFECT English is highly suspect for being you-know-what... :)
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Re: which presidential candidate has the best English skills?

Postby Feiren » 11 Jan 2012, 14:12

sandman wrote:That's fantastic! The farmers down Pingdong way will be delighted, I'm sure.
Look, face it! David Cameron is the great leader of my great and wonderful country (see? I LOVE my homeland!). But can he say "ni hao?" I doubt it.
Ma, Tsai, Soong, don't matter. If they want their message to get across to other countries, they have plenty of people to do it for them.
Who gives a flying FUCK if they can spikken in the ole foreign tongues? What a complete cop-out! :roll:


I agree.

But it's like being a Russian aristocrat. You had to speak French. A class marker.
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Re: which presidential candidate has the best English skills?

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