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Behind Obama's Falling Economic Poll Numbers

Petrus64 Wrote: Mar 24, 2013 6:48 PM
When you can answer questions, you'll earn enough respect to have them answered. That's how life works. You seem lost on your smugness... Thanks for playing. Try again with some common sense next time.

According to the NYT's 538 blog, President Obama'sa popular advantage over Republicans on the economy has basically evaporated (http://fivethirtyeight.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/03/23/obama-has-lost-advantage-over-g-o-p-on-economy/?hp).

There are a number of plausible reasons for this development, as the post points out, and some of them are innocuous. But there's a big potential reason, that -- not surprisingly -- goes politely unmentioned.

Could it be than, in the aftermath of his sequester overreach, many Americans simply no longer believe President Obama's explanations when it comes to the economy? I think that's entirely possible, but there's more to it even than that.  Every day the sequester drags on and...