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  •  Obama is betting he can win on that (3+ / 0-)
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    in 2012.

    •  good luck with that.... (4+ / 0-)

      A coalition of fan club admirers, conservative Democrats, moderate Republicans and mythical ideology-less "independents" is a tough group to assemble in order to win 50% +1.

      But should he miraculously accomplish this feat, he will have totally destroyed what's left of the Democratic Party in the process. I hope he's satisfied.

      "People place their hand on the Bible and swear to uphold the Constitution. They don't put their hand on the Constitution and swear to uphold the Bible."

      by michael1104 on Mon Aug 01, 2011 at 08:59:23 AM PDT

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    •  No, he's not. (2+ / 0-)
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      He said he was willing to be a one-term president. What he meant was that he intended to enact policies that would make the constituencies that voted for him in 2008 not vote for him in 2012. He's looking at the Clinton post-presidential circuit.  Expect to see him on TV as the "responsible Democrat" shaking his head sadly should anyone in the Democratic Party, or whatever successor emerges from the ashes to represent the rest of us, push back against tricke-down economics.

      "Think of something to make the ridiculous look ridiculous." -- Molly Ivins

      by dumpster on Mon Aug 01, 2011 at 09:23:09 AM PDT

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