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vroomvroom Donating Member (496 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jun-12-11 05:20 PM
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2. I've used Intrade -- Hillary was Beating Obama for Prez for Months
So it only gets accurate about 1-week before. So i will wait until next year before i can fully be sure which way things will go.
One pattern that is consistent...no president has ever won re-election when the unemployment was about 7% . Obama is sitting at nearly 10%...yikes!
It also doesnt help that Obama very much enjoys pushing republican talking points. And as Truman said when the people have a choice of a democrat acting like a republican vs a real republican they will choose the real any day.

So as it stands, for me, Obama has a 50/50 shot vs Romney. I just wish Obama was a strong supporter for his base. He is most definitely not.
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