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Democratic Enthusiasm Tanks

accept reality Wrote: Jul 26, 2012 8:33 PM
Anyone who doubts the lack of enthusiasm for Barry has merely to count the number of Obo '12 bumper stickers this year. In Chicago (Obo's home town/state) I see an average of ONE per day as opposed to dozens per hour in '08. NO MO MOJO for OBO.
Not surprisingly, Republicans are far more enthusiastic about this year's presidential election than Democrats are . . . and Democrats are far less enthusiastic than they were in 2004 and 2008.

This is good news, obviously, for the GOP.  But it also means that Democrats from the President on down will be looking for any possible way to stoke voter enthusiasm.  Given that so little positive energy can be generated by a President whose tenure is a failure by virtually every measure, they will realize that they have to goose enthusiasm (and thus turnout) by appealing to...