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Election Could Mirror 1980 Race

loadstar Wrote: Sep 27, 2012 11:17 AM
A funny thing about the ObaMessiah...he SUPPOSEDLY is bright and a law grad of Harvard, YET even his acolytes and sycophants say that he is not a great debater...something does not equate there. I continue to believe that he is a well-packaged, well-handled fraud. There have simply been too many odd, glaring ignorance gaffes and secreted details (grades, test scores, papers written) -- the 57 states, the Navy Corpseman, the Austrian language. Something simply does not compute!
loadstar Wrote: Sep 27, 2012 11:18 AM

The Washington Examiner did a 10 part series on Obama: "The Obama You Don't Know"

http://washingtonexaminer.com/obama#.UGNuQ66t1ts

See Chapter 1: A Childhood of Privilege, not hardship.

The series continues with a description of typical Chicago corruption, redistribution of money from some groups to politically favored groups, about how Obama defended a slum land lord who cut off electricity and water to tenants and ousted them w/o process, and Obama defended him and got him off for $50 fine, etc.
There was only one presidential debate in 1980 between challenger Ronald Reagan and President Jimmy Carter. Just two days before the Oct. 28 debate, Carter was eight points ahead in the Gallup poll. A week after the debate, he lost to Reagan by nearly ten percentage points.

Reagan's debate quip, "There you go again," reminded voters of Carter's chronic crabbiness. Even more devastating was Reagan's final, direct question to American voters: "Are you better off than you were four years ago?" No one, it seemed, could muster a "Yes!"

Yet there was more to the 1980 campaign than the...