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Why the Obama Bubble Still Hasn’t Burst

inkling_revival Wrote: Oct 08, 2012 11:16 AM
Robert, let's test your reading comprehension: List the differences in the following two claims: (1) "Women are more worried about the economy than about getting 'free' diaphragms." (2) "Women do not care about contraceptives." Are those two exactly the same? or are there relevant differences between them, so that one can be true without the other being true? Let's hear it: can you explain how they're different, or have you somehow lost the ability to comprehend when reading? The first claim is what I said. The second is what you claim that I said.

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...