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This is my first diary, so bear with me. I am a Kos reader in Northern Kentucky and my television is being bombarded with political commercials aimed at Ohio. Most of the time, I just mute the lies coming from the Romney campaign, but one particular commercial has really stuck in my craw. It is an ad from a woman who says she voted for President Obama in the last election. She spews lies about how President Obama did not try to work with Republicans and how horrible he has been on the economy.
Now as a woman myself, I just couldn't understand how this woman could be saying such things if she really followed politics. How could she have possibly missed the Republicans saying they would do ANYTHING to make President Obama a one- term President? How could she miss that the stock market is almost back at pre-Bush crash levels? How could a true supporter of President Obama miss all this?
So I decided to do a little investigation. It turns out that this woman, Melanie McNamara, is a small business owner in North Carolina. According to Google search, she hasn't been particularly political. In fact, her first and only political contribution until this year was in 2008 to, wait for it, Hillary Clinton.
Well, as far as I'm concerned, all my questions have been answered. This woman was a Hillary cougar. Remember them? That group of women who were so upset at Obama's victory over Clinton that they SWORE to vote against him in the national election?
Now, she may well have ended up voting for President Obama in 2008 (I'm sure a lot of that group eventually did), but she was never really a Obama supporter.
Wonder how Mitt found her? What do you all think?

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