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Dems: We're Definitely Better Off, Kind Of

Agent Crawfish Wrote: Sep 04, 2012 7:39 AM
As a Chicagoan here is a little insight ... Alexrod, Obama et. al. are trying to pull a "Cubs fan" on the country. Sure the team stinks ... it's been utterly useless as a baseball team for over a hundred years. But ... don't we have a great old stadium ... and don't the players have lovable nicknames ... and gosh darn it isn't it just great to be a Cubs fan?

Back when he was first elected, Obama uttered the infamous line about how he would be looking at a "one term proposition" if people didn't consider themselves "better off" after three years of an Obama presidency. Now, during the election cycle, it's coming back to haunt him, and his surrogates and aides have given some evasive answers when asked if, in fact, we are better off.

It all started with Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley's awkward flip-flop from yesterday (on Face the Nation: we're not better off, "but that's not the question for this election) to today (in a tweet: We're...