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Why the Obama Bubble Still Hasn’t Burst

Georgetwin-In-Pa Wrote: Oct 08, 2012 2:19 PM
"george washington Wrote: 4 minutes ago (2:14 PM) Ally's got a new "boyfriend", GT?" Yes and he is EXACTLY as I described. This guy is so STUPID that she has to read the newspaper to him.
Henry VIII Wrote: Oct 08, 2012 2:23 PM
The tramp reads newspapers.....must be the Chicago Inter-Ocean which was defunct in 1903.
SocialismIsTheFuture Wrote: Oct 08, 2012 2:22 PM
You never quit with the racism, do you? And on the column written by a black woman.
Ken6226 Wrote: Oct 08, 2012 2:24 PM
It's racist to call your boyfriend stupid?
Georgetwin-In-Pa Wrote: Oct 08, 2012 2:26 PM
WHO mentioned color or race?
J. B. Books Wrote: Oct 08, 2012 2:27 PM
the last vestige of the scared. Racism!
J. B. Books Wrote: Oct 08, 2012 2:21 PM

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...