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Playinghardball Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-04-11 07:14 PM
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'Hope' and 'Change' Meet Reality: President Obama's Reelection Roadmap
Source:ABC World News

In 2007, Barack Obama presented himself as the candidate of change and worked to lure Democrats with ads (click HERE for an example) that promised that: We Can End a War," "We Can Save the Planet," "We Can Change the World."

This is pretty heady and ambitious stuff, which inspired famous (or near-famous) actors and musical performers to cut a video that caught the attention of mill

Four years later, a more subtle and subdued message from team Obama. Instead of promises to save the world, supporters of President Obama take a more realistic approach to winning the election.

"Unfortunately President Obama is one person," says a woman identified as Alice from Michigan. "He cannot go -- plus he's got a job. We're paying him to do a job so we can't say, 'Hey could you just take some time off and come up here and get us all energized?' So we better figure it out."

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