Originally Posted by spdski
As a matter of fact I am American.
I also think it is a bit silly to fear a candidate because of his name or where his father was born.
Policies are a good reason to vote one way or another, but going just by name is like saying you wouldn't have supported Eisenhower in the WW2 era because he had German ancestry.
Agreed. Voting one way based on matters of substantive value is one thing. Voting one way based on a guy's name or heritage seems fairly rediculous. It's like the whole JFK Roman Catholic thing back then.