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Does Anyone Still Like Obama?

vietnamvet Wrote: May 31, 2012 11:47 AM
True, but ... I find it encouraging to know that there are many people in the country who voted for Obama in 2008, who will not vote for him in 2012. Few may switch sides, but they won't support him again. Conversely, of those who voted Republican in 2008, I bet almost every one of them will vote in 2012, and not one of them will switch to Obama.

In another blow to Obama’s reelection bid, consumer confidence, which has been low throughout Obama’s presidency, stumbled badly last month after economists initially predicted confidence would go up.

The number indicates that the onslaught of people and politicians abandoning the S.S. Obama continues unabated. In recent weeks, allies of Obama have defected from his campaign message if not from his person. Forget about polls numbers for a moment. Consumer confidence is the number that tells you what is really behind the defections.     

"Consumer Confidence fell in May,” said Lynn Franco, Director of Economic Indicators at The Conference Board, “following a...