Decision 2000: Page 2 goes to polls
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It's Election Day, and the polls are open at Page 2.

Here's the next race on our ballot:

Position: Secretary of Defense
Job requirements: In charge of all areas of the national defense, including the branches of the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines. Advises the Commander in Chief on military strategy.

The Candidates:

Clemens
Roger Clemens
Age: 38     Day job: Pitcher, New York Yankees
Pro: Not only would he carry a big stick, he has shown a willingness to defend his territory -- even if it's a one-inch area on the edge of home plate.
Con: Would you really want a person with the Rocket's temper in charge of some actual rockets?


Tyson
Mike Tyson
Age: 34     Day job: Heavyweight boxer
Pro: Even foreign leaders still remember the time he knocked out Michael Spinks in 90 seconds.
Con: Once told rival Lennox Lewis that he was going to "eat his children" -- which raises serious questions about whether he's maintaining a proper diet.


White
Reggie White
Age: 38     Day job: Defensive end, Carolina Panthers
Pro: Has spent years with the nickname, "Minister of Defense," so he should probably easily adapt to the new title.
Con: Would definitely have trouble getting support from certain minority groups.


Mourning
Alonzo Mourning
Age: 30     Day job: Center, Miami Heat
Pro: NBA's best defensive player could work for his country while he takes season off to deal with kidney ailment.
Con: His record against the Knicks doesn't bode well for future clashes with foreign rivals.


McSorley
Marty McSorley
Age: 37     Day job: Unemployed
Pro: Another guy who carries a big stick, and we know for sure that he's not afraid to use it.
Con: Might shy away from another confrontation with Canada.




ALSO SEE:
Decision 2000: Attorney General

Decision 2000: Labor Secretary

Decision 2000: Secretary of Treasury

Decision 2000: Vice President

Decision 2000: President

Decision 2000: Press secretary




 
    
 
 
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