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The Real Barack Obama

Jim88 Wrote: Oct 04, 2012 9:36 AM
The polls you cite are skewed, every poll can be munipulated by the participants the pollsters choose to poll, these polls are not middle America, they are major city polls of people are from the free ride segment of that population. Poll the business owners, their workers, and customers nationally to really get the true picture of how they feel about Obama, his agenda, and his policies.

A recent poll shows that 85 percent of middle-class Americans believe they're worse off now than they were 10 years ago. Yet shockingly, just 34 percent of those people blame Barack Obama. More Americans blame Congress (62 percent), banks (54 percent), corporations (47 percent), former President George W. Bush (44 percent) and foreign competition (39 percent).

Why the disconnect?

These folks aren't entirely wrong. Congress did nothing about an out-of-control Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac for a decade, and allowed the Federal Reserve to inflate the currency all the while. Banks played along with the regulatory regime in...