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86. You can cite polls until you're blue in the
link, but if you can't carry the independents, or the youth vote that supported you the last time, then things could get ugly.

The GOP are already ugly, and I don't believe that their base will be energized either with their farcical candidates. Perhaps the stalwarts from both parties will vote while the rest of Americans its this one out.
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  -Ok... Read Essentially The Same Thing Twice In 24 Hours... "Houston...We Have A Problem"... WillyT  Nov-29-11 07:26 PM   #0 
  - "And then the bailouts"  tabatha   Nov-29-11 07:30 PM   #1 
  - Most of the bailouts happened on Obama's watch. n/t  girl gone mad   Nov-29-11 08:18 PM   #20 
  - Such as ?  tabatha   Nov-29-11 09:27 PM   #32 
  - Senator Obama supported, lobbied FOR, and voted FOR TARP.  bvar22   Nov-30-11 09:39 AM   #40 
     - +1000  MadrasT   Nov-30-11 09:59 AM   #47 
     - I was just about to post that same photo.  progressoid   Nov-30-11 10:05 AM   #50 
     - Supported the bonuses?  tabatha   Nov-30-11 10:58 AM   #52 
     - Your cite is from the Damage Control PR follow up.  bvar22   Nov-30-11 12:04 PM   #55 
     - He was ONE Senator, he voted PRIOR to taking office, this is not a secret. Spare me the crying game.  FarLeftFist   Nov-30-11 06:37 PM   #71 
     - How, in any real universe, does THAT change the statement that  bvar22   Dec-01-11 12:38 PM   #97 
     - And, now,  chervilant   Nov-30-11 09:43 PM   #84 
     - You speak truth, Bvar22. n/t  Blue_In_AK   Nov-30-11 11:50 PM   #89 
  - The authorization of the bailouts did not happen under Obama. The  jwirr   Nov-30-11 05:00 PM   #61 
  - the final terms were Obama's  lame54   Nov-30-11 09:47 AM   #42 
  - Continued under Obama and endorsed by him  proud2BlibKansan   Nov-30-11 09:54 AM   #43 
  - Then it will be like '68 and help elect '12's Nixon.  Pirate Smile   Nov-29-11 07:31 PM   #2 
  - Could Just Be... Maybe Obama Sould Be More Like RFK, Than HHH...  WillyT   Nov-29-11 07:34 PM   #5 
  - Maybe. But it would have been a hell of a lot better if people would have realized that HHH was  Pirate Smile   Nov-29-11 07:44 PM   #8 
     - HHH Hated American Policy in Vietnam  mckara   Nov-30-11 06:56 PM   #74 
     - Typing about RFK  femrap   Nov-30-11 07:45 PM   #79 
  - The responsibility for that lies squarely on Obama's shoulders alone.  Edweird   Nov-29-11 07:38 PM   #7 
  - People are responsible for their own actions. They own them.  Pirate Smile   Nov-29-11 07:59 PM   #9 
     - Exactly. Obama is responsible for the policies he supports.  Edweird   Nov-29-11 08:06 PM   #12 
        - Sure. But that doesn't mean nobody else is responsible for their own actions which is what you wrote  Pirate Smile   Nov-29-11 08:10 PM   #16 
           - No, that is not what I wrote.  Edweird   Nov-29-11 08:16 PM   #19 
  - Incorrect.  Le Taz Hot   Nov-30-11 05:21 AM   #39 
  - All that is true, and if LBJ had allowed Humphrey  hifiguy   Nov-30-11 09:56 AM   #44 
  - Exactamundo:If your president were to get defeated in 2012 (he won't) Obama and the corporate brown  Vincardog   Nov-30-11 12:54 PM   #58 
  - That's how I remember it.  Blue_In_AK   Dec-01-11 12:06 AM   #90 
  - Then where do you assign responsibility?  Response   Nov-30-11 11:31 PM   #85 
  - In the many hours I've spent at the Occupy Los Angeles camp at  coalition_unwilling   Nov-29-11 07:33 PM   #3 
  - +100000000000  Fantastic Anarchist   Nov-29-11 09:26 PM   #31 
  - Same thing in Denver  donheld   Nov-30-11 12:25 AM   #37 
  - Same deal with the protesters in Madison last spring and again this month....  Scuba   Nov-30-11 05:01 AM   #38 
  - Same in Philly  MadrasT   Nov-30-11 10:00 AM   #48 
  - the only place I ever hear support for Obama is here  xiamiam   Nov-30-11 06:17 PM   #68 
  - BUT THE POLLS!!!!!111  a2liberal   Nov-30-11 06:27 PM   #70 
  - 87% percent want to kiss him!!!! OWS is inconsequential!  Marr   Nov-30-11 06:45 PM   # 
  - You can cite polls until you're blue in the  Response   Nov-30-11 11:35 PM   #86 
  - And unfortunately, you won't hear ANY expressions of support from Obama.  Raster   Nov-30-11 07:38 PM   #78 
  - Well, that's good news  femrap   Nov-30-11 07:49 PM   #80 
  - Even the same here in Anchorage. n/t  Blue_In_AK   Dec-01-11 12:09 AM   #91 
  - good post, though the whistling-past-graveyard comments also reflect White House mentality too  villager   Nov-29-11 07:34 PM   #4 
  - Obama shares many things with the Bush ..  sendero   Nov-29-11 08:39 PM   #23 
     - Not so much that the public won't notice-- more like it doesn't matter if they do.  Marr   Nov-30-11 06:47 PM   #73 
        - That is the attitude of the entire political class, I think. They don't think we matter.  WildNovember   Dec-01-11 12:20 AM   #93 
  - They just need to see the pics from 'date night' and the 84% gallup poll. PS-I.T.Y.S.  Edweird   Nov-29-11 07:36 PM   #6 
  - What Is...I.T.Y.S. ???  WillyT   Nov-29-11 07:59 PM   #10 
  - I Told You So  Edweird   Nov-29-11 08:04 PM   #11 
     - thankyou  WillyT   Nov-29-11 08:06 PM   #13 
     - I Get Enough Heat... That I Thought It Might Mean... I Think You Suck !!!  WillyT   Nov-29-11 08:09 PM   #15 
        - You're OK in my book.  Edweird   Nov-29-11 08:11 PM   #17 
           - Way Cool !!!  WillyT   Nov-29-11 08:51 PM   #24 
  - Who were you for in 08?  Pirate Smile   Nov-29-11 08:12 PM   #18 
     - Obama. He wasn't my first choice, but he was our nominee.  Edweird   Nov-29-11 08:55 PM   #25 
     - A lot of people still had hope in 2008.  woo me with science   Nov-29-11 09:27 PM   #33 
  - K&R Well, of course. nt  woo me with science   Nov-29-11 08:07 PM   #14 
  - if he wants to stop being seen as Bushlike, he should stop acting Bushlike  MisterP   Nov-29-11 08:24 PM   #21 
  - Good suggestion.  Enthusiast   Nov-30-11 05:09 PM   #63 
  - ''It doesnt take a brain surgeon to figure out what was going on.''  Octafish   Nov-29-11 08:27 PM   #22 
  - Would you mind very much explaining that picture?  emcguffie   Nov-30-11 09:57 AM   #45 
  - It's a work on trepaning by Hieronymus Bosch: ''The Extraction of the Stone of Madness.''  Octafish   Nov-30-11 10:34 AM   #51 
     - Thank you.  emcguffie   Dec-01-11 08:51 PM   #98 
  - one of my favorite artists. -eom  Huey P. Long   Nov-30-11 01:51 PM   #59 
     - Mine, too. You may also enjoy DUer Swamp Rat....  Octafish   Nov-30-11 05:45 PM   #65 
        - Where is Swamp Rat anyway?  Blue_In_AK   Dec-01-11 12:14 AM   #92 
  - Nothing to see here. Different day, same agenda. President Obama and democrats  bluestate10   Nov-29-11 08:59 PM   #26 
  - Really ??? - Cool... As Long As You Don't Need The Power And Energy Of The Youth Vote...  WillyT   Nov-29-11 09:03 PM   #27 
  - Support sealed in 2008 by millions has been dashed by:  sad sally   Nov-29-11 09:59 PM   #35 
  - Every day there is another declaration that "insert group X" has abandoned the president  Number23   Nov-29-11 09:09 PM   #28 
  - Well I'll Admit... I'm Conflicted... OTOH... The President And The Democratic Party...  WillyT   Nov-29-11 09:21 PM   #29 
     - "I'm Conflicted"  Number23   Nov-29-11 10:09 PM   #36 
        - You seem to find all this a terrible bore  pscot   Nov-30-11 12:52 PM   #57 
           - What data do you have that supports this statement?  Number23   Nov-30-11 02:55 PM   #60 
  - Your 1000% still only equals one vote :)  Caretha   Nov-30-11 07:25 PM   #77 
  - If we hitch our wagon to the Democratic Party ...  Fantastic Anarchist   Nov-29-11 09:25 PM   #30 
  - K & R!  lonestarnot   Nov-29-11 09:27 PM   #34 
  - Obama had an ARMY Standing in the Streets in 2009.  bvar22   Nov-30-11 09:47 AM   #41 
  - Amen to that. nt  hifiguy   Nov-30-11 09:59 AM   #46 
  - "Instead, Obama's Army is now marching without him."  MadrasT   Nov-30-11 10:01 AM   #49 
  - Yep. nt  Lorien   Nov-30-11 05:06 PM   #62 
  - Amazing what political marketing can do  Islandlife   Nov-30-11 11:06 AM   #53 
  - He acted as if he had no mandate.  Enthusiast   Nov-30-11 05:14 PM   #64 
  - Wow. Stunning post.  woo me with science   Nov-30-11 07:50 PM   #81 
  - Oh, god, it's so painful to look at pictures of that day and of election night.  kath   Nov-30-11 11:47 PM   #88 
  - Obama's army is now an Army of Occupation. n/t  Raksha   Dec-01-11 01:50 AM   #96 
  - How many of those disillusioned OWS people skipped voting last year?  Major Hogwash   Nov-30-11 11:35 AM   #54 
  - IT is the JOB of LEADERSHIP to Motivate the Troops.  bvar22   Nov-30-11 12:27 PM   #56 
     - Yes. Why is that seemingly so hard to understand? If the administration were  WildNovember   Dec-01-11 12:27 AM   #94 
  - If OWS didn't hear Candidate Obama say he'd fight tirelessly for  MannyGoldstein   Nov-30-11 06:06 PM   #66 
  - helping main street instead of wall street which I haven't heard since the campaign  xiamiam   Nov-30-11 06:20 PM   #69 
  - Thank you. nt  woo me with science   Nov-30-11 07:52 PM   #82 
  - Pfffft.  Itchinjim   Nov-30-11 06:06 PM   #67 
  - The first two paragraphs describe my rationale for voting for Obama. I won't do it again, once was  Citizen Worker   Nov-30-11 06:45 PM   #72 
  - Same here.  kath   Nov-30-11 11:39 PM   #87 
  - It should be obvious that neither party wants meaningful change,  WHEN CRABS ROAR   Nov-30-11 06:59 PM   #75 
  - Is this what you expected from Obama?  DaveJ   Nov-30-11 07:20 PM   #76 
  - There will be no single "Savior"  syberlion   Nov-30-11 09:41 PM   #83 
  - May Obama get his  burrowowl   Dec-01-11 01:30 AM   #95 

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