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Don't Blame Romney

cwalenta Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 3:09 PM
Obama was elected in 2008. 2008 = $2.982tn 2009 = $3.517tn 2010 = $3.456tn 2011 = $3.603tn Of course the only reason you see any dip in 2010 at all is because big ticket items like TARP and the bailout came off the budget and yet note how the decrease in spending still didn't come close to the overall level of those big ticket items. In other words, core spending STILL increased.

We spent billions of dollars and billions of words on an election to switch from President Obama, a Democratic Senate and a Republican House to President Obama, a Democratic Senate and a Republican House.

Every election predictor was wrong, except one: Incumbents usually win.

Republicans have taken out a sitting president only once in the last century, and that was in 1980 when Ronald Reagan beat Jimmy Carter. Sadly, Reagan's record remains secure.

The Democrats ran up against the incumbency problem in 2004. The landslide election for Democrats in 2006 suggests that Americans were not thrilled with...

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