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Here is the deal.  My wife has to listen to me and I have to listen to my wife.  That is the deal when you have been married for 33 years.   She is not nearly as politically  involved as I have been over the years but she is much more perceptive than me and has been much more accurate in predicting things over the time we have spent together.  

So over the past 33 years of life together, I tend to listen to her and pay attention to her opinion.  For example, the last time she roasted me in her accurate opinion was with the Iraq war.  She was against it from the start.  I was fooled by the media hype and very supportive of the war effort in the beginning.  Suffice it to say, I have had to eat crow and she never lets me forget it.  It hurts since I'm a past Vietnam Veteran Against the War. !!  Oh well - she was right and I admit it.  

She is not a part of Daily KOS nor does she have any desire to be a part.  But she did voice an opinion last night and I asked her if I could post a diary on her behalf.  She said yes so here in her own words is what she wrote down:

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I read that Karl Rove indicated there is no front runner for President in the Republican ranks.  I don't understand this.  It seems to me that the obvious candidate to represent the Republican Party in the 2012 Presidential election should be Barack Obama.  He obviously supports their ideology.  

There you have it in a nutshell.  I don't doubt her accuracy.  I have eaten crow too many times.

Myself, I'm, going to enjoy the holidays and devote 2011 to drafting Hillary Clinton as the nominee for the Democratic Party in the 2012 election.  I made a mistake - OBVIOUSLY!!  

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Originally posted to aka john crapper on Thu Dec 09, 2010 at 07:21 PM PST.

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