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Coyote_Bandit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-14-10 09:39 AM
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4. There is no reason to vote if
there isn't a candidate that will serve to advance and protect one's needs and interests. The only difference between the candidate's in such circumstances is one of degree. And some folks find it repugnant to vote for such a sorry candidate.

Just my opinion but I suspect that if Obama is losing his base then it is probably because they think he isn't advancing or protecting their interests. That could be a problem of perception. It could also be the reality - and if it is then he should not expect them to vote for him to retain his position.
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  -Elections highlight Obama's eroding base .... defendandprotect  Nov-14-10 09:25 AM   #0 
  - No time like the present  FarPoint   Nov-14-10 09:30 AM   #1 
  - Unrec...nt  SidDithers   Nov-14-10 09:32 AM   #2 
  - Your "unrec" propensity is just...  Flubadubya   Nov-14-10 09:42 AM   #5 
     - I suport the unrec.....  FarPoint   Nov-14-10 11:13 AM   #10 
  - It's not all that easy for me to support Obama  KillCapitalism   Nov-14-10 09:36 AM   #3 
  - I can live peacefully with President Obama  FarPoint   Nov-14-10 09:50 AM   #7 
  - To your list I would add:  bvar22   Nov-14-10 11:54 AM   #11 
  - +1000% .... thank you !! K&R your post ...  defendandprotect   Nov-14-10 09:43 PM   #12 
  - I won't.  readmoreoften   Nov-14-10 09:48 PM   #14 
  - There is no reason to vote if  Coyote_Bandit   Nov-14-10 09:39 AM   #4 
  - LOTS more people would begin voting if the Dems really did things that obviously benefitted them.  stillwaiting   Nov-14-10 09:49 AM   #6 
  - Actually, Dems have but there are no quick fixes to this economy.  ClarkUSA   Nov-14-10 10:33 AM   #9 
  - Of course... and great point .... huge numbers of Americans aren't voting ....  defendandprotect   Nov-14-10 09:45 PM   #13 
  - Exactly ... and DLC/corporate wing has purposefully limited the populist discussions  defendandprotect   Nov-15-10 12:10 PM   #16 
  - They are cherrypicking. AA and hispanic voters turned out, as did Asians (ask Angle & Whitman).  ClarkUSA   Nov-14-10 10:19 AM   #8 
     - That doesn't sound believable .... in 2008 LIBERALS elected Obama ....  defendandprotect   Nov-14-10 09:49 PM   #15 

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