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Why the Obama Bubble Still Hasn’t Burst

gjmlb Wrote: Oct 08, 2012 11:29 PM
I totally agree with previous poster, Andy 544 and yet there are those supporters who attend these rallies. I watched, no matter what part of the fable was being told, these people would cheer? If he went out and said we are all going to eat garbage and the sooner the better, they would cheer, actually they cheer before whatever sentence is even finished. What is wrong with these people?
rightmostofthetime Wrote: Oct 08, 2012 11:39 PM
It's all about celebrity. These same people cheer Snoop Dog or Justin Beiber just because they're famous. We are a dumbed down society, and that's sad.

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...