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NR-8S10-1 Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 7:13 AM
What people think and what is humanly possible may be diametrically opposed. Look at Obama's totalitarian aspirations. Likewise the Islamic revolution a la Al-Qaeda can never achieve its aims(i.e. world domination under Sharia.) They're both on a collision course with reality including their own conscience (when they develop one).
The second-term curse goes like this: A president (e.g., Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, etc.) wins re-election, but then his presidency implodes over the next four years -- mired in scandals or disasters such as Watergate, Iran-Contra, Monica Lewinsky, the Iraqi insurgency and Hurricane Katrina.

Apparently, like tragic Greek heroes, administrations grow arrogant after their re-election wins. They believe that they are invincible and that heir public approval is permanent rather than fickle.

The result is that Nemesis zeroes in on their fatal conceit and with a boom corrects their hubris. Or is the...