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America's Fundamental Transformation

Leep Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 1:44 PM
Even though I am/was a Republican I totally agree that "W" paved the way for Obamaism. He, and the republican congress before 2006, betrayed true conservative values in a variety of ways which Obama constantly exploited during the campaign. Remarkably, even to this day, exit polls revealed that many blamed Bush's policies for their rejecting Romney.
Darkness Fish Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 1:55 PM
I agree in part. W and the 2001-2006 congressional republicans were not fiscally conservative, and really squandered the mandate they had in 2002, but the fact that exit polls are still blaming Bush is due partly to the truth and partly to a steady diet of big lies, like the 2007-2008 congress never existed. like W represented fiscal conservatism.

Timing is everything in politics. For four years, I angered conservatives by insisting Barack Obama would get reelected. I figured that an electorate willing to elect a man with ideas and a record that far to the left in 2008 would do so again. I began changing my view, however, after the first presidential debate. Over the last three or four weeks, I became confident that Mitt Romney would defeat Obama.

Fortunately for Obama, two forces intervened to rescue him. One was the mainstream media, which ensured that Benghazi, Hurricane Sandy, and the increase in the