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  •  not until he is re-elected (1+ / 0-)
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    2016 is more about Obama than anything else. If the economy is back any democrat will win. Why go back to  the GOP after it took 8 years to undo the damage.
    Then again if things are still tough  the republicans may get their last shot at the presidency if they nominate someone sane.

    •  I don't think so. It seems to me (0+ / 0-)

      that there was a surplus when Bush got elected.  The economy was great.

      It's always the Democrats who get to clean up the mess after the republicans, and like Obama said, then they want the keys to the car back.


      The religious fanatics didn't buy the republican party because it was virtuous, they bought it because it was for sale

      by nupstateny on Sat Nov 17, 2012 at 02:39:53 PM PST

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      •  W. inherited a recession from the (0+ / 0-)

        bursting of the tech bubble.  But of course he did exactly the wrong thing by blowing the surplus he also inherited on a tax cut that benefited, for the most part, the wealthy.  Every time fate handed him a decision, he made the wrong one.

        "In this world of sin and sorrow there is always something to be thankful for; as for me, I rejoice that I am not a Republican." - H. L. Mencken

        by SueDe on Sat Nov 17, 2012 at 03:20:48 PM PST

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