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To Win, Obama Sacrifices House, State Legislatures

FreeThinkerGuy Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 6:24 PM
People don't realize that the Repubs helped elect OBAMA! by forcing him to keep the tax rates the same. Had they been raised, the economy would have really been in the dumper and he would have had to go farther than he did and pin a pedophile label on Romney to win. Also, all the OBAMA!care taxes start next year. Pretty smart of him to do that. Raising income taxes along w/ the OBAMA!care taxes spells doom for the economy. The question is, will people recognize the cause or only clamor for more fish?
Barack Obama attended more than 200 fundraisers for his presidential campaign, but he refrained from raising money for congressional Democrats.

That proved to be a wise move for him, as were his strategists' decisions to run heavy ad campaigns against Mitt Romney and to build an even more effective turnout machine in target states.

But it proved to be less than helpful to his party. Democrats did gain two Senate seats thanks to clueless Republican candidates and Republicans' failure to produce better turnout.

But Democrats got beaten badly in races for the U.S. House and state legislatures. That's clear when you compare the...