Poll: Which Presidential Candidate Is The Most Manly?

by Brett and Kate McKay on January 28, 2008 · 13 comments

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In honor of tomorrow’s Florida Republican Primary and “Super Tuesday” next Tuesday, I thought it would be interesting to see which candidate people thought was the most manly. Please vote and comment WHY you think your candidate is the most manly. Do you think the electorate is attracted to manly candidates? If yes, what does that mean for a woman candidate like Hillary?




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{ 12 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Kate January 28, 2008 at 10:02 am

Ron Paul is the most manly because he is devoted to the Constitution and wants to restore the Republic. And what is more manly than that?

2 Helen January 28, 2008 at 6:25 pm

Ron Paul? Hum, interesting….

3 Doctuh January 30, 2008 at 8:10 pm

John McCain was a fighter pilot and POW. That is about the pinnacle of sack up.

4 john February 1, 2008 at 9:35 am

Ron Paul is the only candidate who has the guts to speak the truth about economic and foreign policy. He is the only one who speaks of and for the Constitution, like the patriots who created it. He says unpopular things because they’re the truth while the other candidates smirk and grin smugly.

Dr. Paul has been on banking and economic committees while in Congress, has not taken bribes (er, I mean lobby donations). He doesn’t waste his time declaring his integrity because his voting record speaks for his honor, integrity and principles. Name one other candidate who has stood by the Constitution and I’ll consider them to be as manly.

Anybody can talk tough. Anybody can promote “war.” But who stands by their principles and speaks of restoring the nation to the people by restoring the Constitution?

Well? Anybody?

5 john February 1, 2008 at 9:37 am

Oh, and one more thing…

Congressman Dr. Ron Paul is not a member of the Committee on Foreign Relations (go do some research). Neither is his wife.

Who else running for President is manly enough to not belong (or be related to someone who belongs) to the CFR?

What is the CFR? Go find out. Be manly and do your homework.

6 Evan February 10, 2008 at 8:43 pm

It’s easy to see why Ron Paul is taking the cake in this Poll. What he stands for is the essence of a man. He speaks out for what he thinks is right despite having the biggest institutions of power in the world against him. He sits on these debates and is belittled by the other candidates while not once raising his voice in anger or discontent. The true man expresses his strength through his quiet confidence and his ability to achieve through the application of his integrity and moral standards, not through attacking others on their positions. Having the balls to stand out against the popular opinion of our country and take a completely outspoken stance based on the conviction and moral strength that our country was founded upon, and to actually gain the kind of momentum that he has, is something all men today should learn from.

The bickering back and forth, the personal attacks, the dwelling on topics that seem to have no real importance yet to get more votes, the accepting of bribes from lobyists, and the constant streams of bullshit the are forever bubbling from the mouths of the other candidates are huge signs of weakness IMO and disqualify them from the contest!

7 James Cassell February 18, 2008 at 11:26 pm

You left out Alan Keyes! Granted, he has just about no chance of winning the thing, but the same can be said for some of the other candidates.

Alan Keyes is not afraid of stating his opinions on moral issues even if they may be seen as politically incorrect. (As a matter of fact, his issues page tells exactly what he believes instead of just dancing around the issues.)

8 Sam February 22, 2008 at 1:54 pm

Surprising to see the breck girl got any votes.

9 Justus March 2, 2008 at 5:09 pm

There are only two politicians who even deserve to be talked about in the most manly contest!


Rudy because he has had something like five wives

Nader because that son of bitch gets knocked down and just keeps comin back for more!!!

Runner up is Barack Obama. Because he knows just as well as the rest of us that if he wins there will be AT LEAST one attempt on his life by some psycho redneck.

10 Aaron Kinney March 4, 2008 at 10:37 am

Ron Paul wants a Gold Standard. Ron Paul was an Air Force flight surgeon. Ron Paul never voted for an unbalanced budget.

Ron Paul is the #1 champion of the constitution.

Ron Paul has an A+ rating from the NRA.

Sound money, military service, low tax advocacy, gun ownership, self-responsibility: You dont get more manly than that.

11 Dale Muscle April 26, 2008 at 3:06 pm

Billary Clinton, just joking.

As a non-US citizen I think your choices are between a rock and a hard place and if they really thought your vote would make any difference they wouldn’t allow you to have one.

It’s all predetermined by people in power and it ain’t politicians.

12 Lynn Newton June 26, 2008 at 2:54 am

I’ve heard profanity and vulgarity referred to as
“colorful” speech. If it’s colorful, then why is it
that their palette seems always to be limited to the
colors of urine, excrement, and semen?

The character of a man becomes known by the words he
speaks. Each is free to convey by his choice of words
whatever impression about himself he wishes, but must
also be willing to accept the consequences, including
at times diminished respect from others.

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