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Mr. Janeck: I don't believe Stevenson will win the election for govern

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Mr. Janeck: I don't believe Stevenson will win the election for governor. Few voters are willing to elect a businessman with no political experience to such a responsible public office.

Ms. Siuzdak: You're wrong. The experience of running a major corporation is a valuable preparation for the task of running a state government.

M. Siuzdak's response shows that she has interpreted Mr. Janeck's remark to imply which of the following?

A. Mr. Janeck considers Stevenson unqualified for the office of governor.
B. No candidate without political experience has ever been elected governor of a state.
C. Mr. Janeck believes that political leadership and business leadership are closely analogous.
D. A career spent in the pursuit of profit can be an impediment to one’s ability to run a state government fairly.
E. Voters generally overestimate the value of political experience when selecting a candidate.

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Re: Mr. Janeck: I don't believe Stevenson will win the election for govern  [#permalink]

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By POE I arrive at (A)

B. No candidate without political experience has ever been elected governor of a state. => There is no mention about background of past governors of state so we cannot say for sure that NO candidate w/o political experience has ever been elected .
C. Mr. Janeck believes that political leadership and business leadership are closely analogous. => This is completely opposite to what Mr. Janeck believes
D. A career spent in the pursuit of profit can be an impediment to one’s ability to run a state government fairly. => "A career spent in the pursuit of profit" is irrelevant here as they are talking about a businessman. Also, Janeck just doesn't believe Stevenson will win the election because few voters will favor a businessman with no political experience. He doesn't at all say either the business background or the career spent in the pursuit of profit is a barrier.
E. Voters generally overestimate the value of political experience when selecting a candidate. => "voters ... overstimate" is out of scope

So, we are left with (A) Mr. Janeck considers Stevenson unqualified for the office of governor.
This might seem obvious at first. But actually I think this is an easy inference from Mr Janeck's statement.
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Re: Mr. Janeck: I don't believe Stevenson will win the election for govern  [#permalink]

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IMO A: is correct
Mr. Janeck considers Stevenson unqualified for the office of governor.

Mr. Janeck: I don't believe Stevenson will win the election for governor. Few voters are willing to elect a businessman with no political experience to such a responsible public office.

Ms. Siuzdak: You're wrong. The experience of running a major corporation is a valuable preparation for the task of running a state government.

M. Siuzdak's response shows that she has interpreted Mr. Janeck's remark to imply which of the following?

A. Mr. Janeck considers Stevenson unqualified for the office of governor.
B. No candidate without political experience has ever been elected governor of a state.
C. Mr. Janeck believes that political leadership and business leadership are closely analogous.
D. A career spent in the pursuit of profit can be an impediment to one’s ability to run a state government fairly.
E. Voters generally overestimate the value of political experience when selecting a candidate.
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From the conversation we can conclude that........... Siuzdak interpreted Janeck’s remark to be suggesting that Stevenson was unqualified for the office of governor.............

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Re: Mr. Janeck: I don't believe Stevenson will win the election for govern  [#permalink]

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IMO, Ans is C

Mr.J says that few voters want to elect a businessman with no political experience.
So considers that business experience and political experience are different altogether.

Mr.S reiterates the same statement of Mr.J even though it starts with "youre wrong".
So Mr.S interpreted the opposite of what Mr.J said.

Option C says that Mr.J believes that political exp = business exp (which is the opposite of what Mr.J said)
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Mr. Janeck: I don't believe Stevenson will win the election for governor. Few voters are willing to elect a businessman with no political experience to such a responsible public office.

Ms. Siuzdak: You're wrong. The experience of running a major corporation is a valuable preparation for the task of running a state government.

M. Siuzdak's response shows that she has interpreted Mr. Janeck's remark to imply which of the following?

A. Mr. Janeck considers Stevenson unqualified for the office of governor.
B. No candidate without political experience has ever been elected governor of a state.
C. Mr. Janeck believes that political leadership and business leadership are closely analogous.
D. A career spent in the pursuit of profit can be an impediment to one’s ability to run a state government fairly.
E. Voters generally overestimate the value of political experience when selecting a candidate.


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J believes that X won't be elected because few are willing to vote on one with few political experience;
S believes J is wrong, since X's experience running a business is invaluable for public office;
The main point J and S make are X's qualifications.

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Re: Mr. Janeck: I don't believe Stevenson will win the election for govern  [#permalink]

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New post 21 Nov 2019, 06:03
Its C to me - pretty straight forward
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Re: Mr. Janeck: I don't believe Stevenson will win the election for govern  [#permalink]

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The right answer is option A.

Mr. Janeck: I don't believe Stevenson will win the election for governor. Few voters are willing to elect a businessman with no political experience to such a responsible public office.

Ms. Siuzdak: You're wrong. The experience of running a major corporation is a valuable preparation for the task of running a state government.

From the response of Ms. Siuzdak, in which she concluded that Mr. Janeck is wrong. In her justification, she points out that running a major corporation is a valuable preparation for the task of running a state government. Since the voters that Mr. Janeck refers to as unwilling to vote for a businessman without political experience are not available to listen to her argument, her points are obviously directed at him. The fact that the focus of her argument is to point out that Stevenson's experience as a businessman is vital, she assumes that Mr. Janeck does not believe that Stevenson is qualified for the office of a governor.

Option A says that Mr. Janeck considers Stevenson unqualified for the office of governor and this is in line with the above. Hence A has to be the interpretation that Ms. Siuzdak has for the comments of Mr. Janeck.
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