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Is Obama Shaping a New Majority?

OBAMA-DRAMA Wrote: Jan 15, 2013 8:40 AM
PAT BUCHANAN.... Excellent column... dead on. This 'president' is all you noted. The untoward empowerment of the democrat "party" since the 1960's has brought about the present day economic and social problems in America from yearly deficits to the rise of the National debt that was near zero in 1965 to $16 Trillion dollars today. I do not see any way that the democrat "party" can be routed by conservatives and Republicans absent a major war comparable to WW2 or otherwise total economic collapse of this nation leading to the rise of a tyrant.
In the 20th century, only two presidents shaped new governing coalitions that outlasted them. They were the only two men to appear on five national tickets.

The first was FDR, who rang down the curtain in 1932 on the seven decades of Republican hegemony since Abraham Lincoln that had seen only two Democrats in the White House. And Grover Cleveland and Woodrow Wilson had made it only because of divisions inside the GOP.

Franklin Roosevelt would win four terms, and his party would win the presidency in seven of nine elections between 1932 and 1968.

Richard Nixon was the next craftsman of...

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