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Obama’s Hope: Winning with Less

loadstar Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 9:43 AM
Ironically, the groups who re-elected O have been HURT by his failed policies! The worst recovery since WWII hurts the young (half of new college grads cannot find jobs), the low skilled, minorities, single women the most. Hispanics got NOTHING tangible from O, but gullibly voted in lock step for the fellow brown guy. Black unemployment is TERRIBLE. But Food Stamps are up 50%...47% take (net) from the federal can fool SOME of the people all of the time, and there are simply now more of those ignorant people.

This column appeared originally in THE DAILY BEAST.

No matter who wins the presidency on Tuesday, one outcome is all but certain: Barack Obama will draw less support and fewer votes after four years as president than he did as an untried, little-known, freshman senator from Illinois. In other words, the more the American people know about this particular politician the less they seem to like him.

Republicans and Democrats offer opposing explanations for the president's decline in popularity.

For the GOP, his lost backing demonstrates a failed presidency, with a truly disastrous combination of arrogance and incompetence.

For his...