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  •  True but people also voted for Reagan (2+ / 0-)
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    elmo, Aquarius40

    simply because they liked him.

    Which is also an advantage that President Obama has and will have over any GOP candidate.

    •  People voted for Reagan (2+ / 0-)
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      Timothy J, sidnora

      in 1980 because the economy was shitty, and they re-elected him in 1984 because the economy was booming.

      He was not considered likable in 1982 and 1983 when the economy was stagnant.

      People panic too much on this site.

      by thematt523 on Thu Nov 03, 2011 at 06:50:27 PM PDT

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