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inkling_revival Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 9:20 AM
Please do not kid yourself. Obama's 2nd term will not be plagued with scandal. Scandal requires press coverage. The press is his, to do with as he pleases. There will be no ongoing scandal. This President would not have survived his FIRST term if the press was not his; there were plenty of scandals that would have brought down any Republican presidency. Pray that ALL the corruption be wiped clean from the United States government, and that her people be re-educated in the ways of God. Nothing less will fix what has been broken. (Unrelated to this topic, please view my book, "He's Greater Than You Know: Essays for a Doubting Christian" on Thanks.)
The second-term curse goes like this: A president (e.g., Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, etc.) wins re-election, but then his presidency implodes over the next four years -- mired in scandals or disasters such as Watergate, Iran-Contra, Monica Lewinsky, the Iraqi insurgency and Hurricane Katrina.

Apparently, like tragic Greek heroes, administrations grow arrogant after their re-election wins. They believe that they are invincible and that heir public approval is permanent rather than fickle.

The result is that Nemesis zeroes in on their fatal conceit and with a boom corrects their hubris. Or is the...