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Swing State Stockholm Syndrome

RHSimard Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 11:54 PM
Thanks for mentioning the real cause of the crash at the end of Bush's term, the one Obama blames for everything. I'd really like to see a poll of real voters asking that question directly: what cause the crash of 2008, and what could have been done before then to avoid it? There are loads of links here to appallingly clueless people who actually voted. This, I suspect, would add to that list.

Stockholm syndrome is a psychological phenomenon where hostages develop and express empathy and positive feelings towards their captors, sometimes to the point of defending them.

Such feelings are generally considered irrational in light of the danger or risk endured by the victims, who mistake a lack of abuse for an act of kindness. Electoral Stockholm Syndrome is apparently alive and well in America. How else to explain Barack Obama’s victory in the very states most hurt by his policies the last four years?

During the campaign, President Obama spent months and over a billion dollars blatantly misrepresenting history and his...