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Don't Blame Romney

John248 Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 1:45 AM
Part III Also, on our overall lack of foreign polcy. Its only a matter of time before Iran, Syria, China, or possibly North Korea try something. They all know that we have an amateur in the White House...but worse, they now know that half of the United States is incompetant enough to keep him there. What more can an enemy want to know before they start planning a strike. So, this time around, I have my doubts about the traditional non-incumbent post-election reaction of "wait four years."

We spent billions of dollars and billions of words on an election to switch from President Obama, a Democratic Senate and a Republican House to President Obama, a Democratic Senate and a Republican House.

Every election predictor was wrong, except one: Incumbents usually win.

Republicans have taken out a sitting president only once in the last century, and that was in 1980 when Ronald Reagan beat Jimmy Carter. Sadly, Reagan's record remains secure.

The Democrats ran up against the incumbency problem in 2004. The landslide election for Democrats in 2006 suggests that Americans were not thrilled with...

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