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The Evolution of a Phoney Controversy
Flopping Aces ^ | 03-05-12 | Gary Kukis

Posted on 03/05/2012 4:06:43 PM PST by Starman417

Here is what Democrats want us to think: Republican candidates are going to take away your contraceptive pills; they are going to go on some jihad against you in the bedroom, and the only salvation is reelecting Barack Obama.

First of all, Obama cannot run on his record. The last thing that he wants you to think about is what he has done while in office. He does not want you to think about Obamacare, because it has continued to remain unpopular, even to today. Now, they will continue to try to sell Obamacare is becoming more popular, but Democrats do not want to carry this flag into the main election.

Whereas Newt Gingrich is going to tell you over and over again that he is the only person on the ticket to ever balance the budget in our lifetimes, Democrats are not going to tout the passage of Obamacare as a great reason to vote for them.

What else have they done? They passed the Stimulus package, which was supposed to reverse the recession. More people believe that Elvis is alive than believe that the Stimulus package worked. Democrat Evan Bayh, when retiring said that if he created one job when he entered into the private sector that would be more than Congress has created in the previous six months.

Are Democrats going to run on the various omnibus bills that they have passed? Yes, at $1.1 trillion for one 2010 bill alone that was 2000 pages long, Dems do not want you to think about that.

Can Obama run on ending the wars in Afghanistan or Iraq? These wars have degenerated into chaos under his watch.

Most people who pay some attention to politics know the numbers:

2009 2012
GAS PRICES $1.85 $3.59

It doesn’t matter if Obama is at fault here or not; under his watch, things have gotten worse, not better, and he has spent huge sums of money from many generations to come in order to “fix” the U.S. economy.

Both the media and the Obama administration have tried to paint the economy as improving, but a lot of Americans aren’t buying it.

So, what remains are wedge issues and personal attacks. The media managed to drive Herman Cain out of the Republican race and Sarah Palin out of elective office and apparently, out of elective office aspirations. What the democratic party knows is, there are a lot of voters out there who barely pay attention. Huge numbers of people voted for Obama, and yet had no clue about him or the other candidates. Some young people simply voted for Obama because he was cool and McCain was this doddering old man.

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TOPICS: Government; Politics
KEYWORDS: 2012electionbias; fluke; fluketruthfile; goebbelswouldbeproud; obama; phonysluts; rush; sandytheslut

1 posted on 03/05/2012 4:06:50 PM PST by Starman417
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To: Starman417

Not to worry Mitt and Barbara Bush are turning this thing around. Mitt will pound Obama relentlessly on Romneycare, err, uh, I mean Obamacare. Go getem Barbara! The country club is coming out in droves!

2 posted on 03/05/2012 4:33:35 PM PST by throwback ( The object of opening the mind, as of opening the mouth, is to shut it again on something solid.)
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