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Behind Obama's Falling Economic Poll Numbers

Petrus64 Wrote: Mar 24, 2013 7:44 PM
"Was Hitler killing the Jews, six million souls, a good thing or a bad thing?" You were given an answer. Murder is immoral, therefore it was evil and immoral. Can you distinguish between killing and murdering? Or is that above your pay grade? Stop being a smug coward. Your ego is almost as big as Obama's. Perhaps, deep down, you're just as immoral (shall we discuss that?)

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...