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Why the Obama Bubble Still Hasn’t Burst

rightmostofthetime Wrote: Oct 08, 2012 10:21 PM
Then you haven't been reading many comments. There are always stupid people posting in any comments section, but most of the TH people have their act together.

Can there be political bubbles like financial bubbles?

Financial bubbles, inflated by hopes and dreams, burst when reality negates any possibility that those hopes and dreams will be realized. At that point, sky high stock or bond or real estate prices come crashing down to earth.

Can the same thing happen in politics? Can a skilled politician, who has become popular with soaring rhetoric and promises, deflate when it starts becoming clear that he is not going to deliver?

Of course, I am thinking about our president.

Mitt Romney demonstrated in the first presidential debate that the considerable gap...