I have to agree with something that Laura Ingraham opined-- too many are pop culture products who simply do not read/understand deeply enough to see thru the ploys of the Left.
It is REALLY quite stunning that Obama is even still in the game! He is making Jimma' Carter look like a successful president economically!
It has long been known that a danger of republics is that demagogues will promise presents for votes. But as Margaret Thatcher warned, the problem with taxing the rich to pay for YOUR benefits/socialism is that eventually you run out of OTHER people to tax.