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Can Obama Win It on Likability?

Anonymous9739 Wrote: Aug 09, 2012 2:28 PM
While standing in line at a grocery store yesterday, I overheard a conversation between two women behind me. The one woman said, do you know who you're voting for yet? The other women stated "obama, of course, he's going to take care of me and all my children" We have way too many people in this country that feel this way. I don't think it's so much about his likability, but what they think that he's going to do for them...
LuckyLarue Wrote: Aug 09, 2012 4:31 PM
Yes, how *dare* the government take care of its people. The next thing you know, they'll be expecting military defense!

It's time people started taking care of and defending themselves!
Louie13 Wrote: Aug 09, 2012 9:15 PM

Damn the Constitution, right LuckyLarue?
ACinNC Wrote: Aug 09, 2012 2:35 PM
Many choose security over liberty and freedom to choose. Ironic, since those on the Left carry on about being "pro-choice".

A version of this column appeared originally in THE DAILY BEAST

Will Barack Obama’s innate likability turn out to be the decisive factor that keeps him in the White House?

Several polls suggest that the president’s biggest advantage over Mitt Romney involves the strong tendency of Americans to see him as more friendly, accessible, and personally appealing than his GOP challenger. Even with dark clouds surrounding the economy and highly energized, well-funded conservatives preparing to storm the seat of power, Obama strategists view Fortress Likability as the final, secure stronghold that will deliver them from all electoral dangers....