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Au Revoir, Mr. President

robert3539 Wrote: Nov 01, 2012 8:38 AM
It is the period between November 6 and January 20 that we really need to be concerned about. I doubt that our spineless (with a FEW exceptions) members of Congress will be any defense against the damage that will be done.
rnavarro Wrote: Nov 01, 2012 9:43 AM
I to worry about that Robert...
NewJAl Wrote: Nov 01, 2012 10:16 AM
The success in getting Romney in will affect our Republican Congresspeople, as they are aware of the lame duck disasters pulled in the past.
But it was enlightening to read that voting machines in Nevada insisted on picking Obama, even while the voter kept pushing the Romney button.
And I was also impressed by Lessadolla Sowers, and the person who recognized that a voter gave the name of a person they knew. When they objected, the person at the table, taking the record called the police over, threatening to have the objecting individual arrested. Justice was not done.
Anecdotes prove nothing, but I still worry.
Reviewing the last few months of this tumultuous presidential campaign, I see the debates as having a wondrous salience. The first was the most momentous since Nixon vs. Kennedy, though that 1960 confrontation was mostly a matter of cosmetics. Listening to it on radio, many in the audience came away thinking that the participant with the five-o'clock shadow had won. That would have been Richard Nixon.

In debate this time around, Mitt Romney hammered Barack Obama mercilessly. Under the ongoing assault Obama's knees buckled and he repeatedly looked glassy-eyed. If the contest were a prizefight, the referee would have stepped...