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Eleanor32 Wrote: Aug 09, 2012 11:08 AM
He did not mis-speak. You missed the entire point of the article. Let me lay it out for you in one simple sentence -- when "The Left" and "The Right" go for the same policies "The Middle" loses out big-time.

The presidential playbook generally calls for a successful candidate to swing to the middle when they are running unopposed for their party’s nomination.

But as we enter perhaps the final months of the Obama administration, it’s becoming increasingly difficult for anyone to make an appeal to the center, if indeed a center even exists in American politics anymore.

Obama has destroyed the political center in this country, and for that we can be thankful. 

Because Obama’s policies have exposed the basic problem with the bipartisan approach favored by establishment Republicans and so-called Blue Dog Democrats.

Both of those centrist...