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The presidential race is over, cue the conspiracy theories
The Daily Caller ^ | October 30, 2012 | Theo Caldwell

Posted on 11/01/2012 12:18:17 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

This race is over, but the conspiracy theories are about to begin. And, boy howdy, are things going to get ugly.

To wit, Mitt Romney will defeat Barack Obama for the presidency on November 6, after which there will be hysterical blowback. The election result is quantifiable, with Romney consistently leading in national tracking polls, finding a level at or above 50 percent in many, and closing the necessary gaps in swing states and among demographic groups. Greater evidence can be found, however, in Obama’s sour demeanor and the conduct of his campaign. What a mess.

Opinion-peddlers have noted that the Obama re-election effort has taken on the hallmarks of failed campaigns from previous cycles: scattershot messaging, flailing narratives, ad hominem attacks and joyless mockery. This was never going to work, and Democratic political veterans like Bob Beckel and Doug Schoen will likely admit as much once the polls are closed. Incurables like Alan Colmes and Maureen Dowd, however, will never let it go. And this latter stance — that Obama’s defeat is somehow illegitimate — will take hold in many, noisy quarters.

It is not only the politically interested who will adopt this view — even casual observers will be sucked in. We often see leftist orthodoxy morph into popular convention. This is because, while there are some smart people on the left, it requires almost no thinking to be a liberal. Simply absorb the political sentiments you hear in almost any Hollywood film, or on most any television program or newscast and, presto, you’re in. Repeat these nostrums at school or work and you will be rewarded. Augmented by the emotional satisfaction of the left’s perpetual righteous indignation, this dynamic becomes self-fulfilling and very cozy.

And it’s that snorting indignation warming up in the bullpen that augurs an ugly autumn. After Obama loses, every bellyacher you know will take to the worldwide interwebs to blame the Bilderbergs, Bain Capital, Big Oil, Brigham Young — basically anyone but Obama himself. It will be insufferable. Theories will be all over the map, mutually contradicting one another, but advanced with furious certainty. Again, we see this often. The showerless outrage of the left knows no bounds, and it is impervious to reason.

Whether Romney’s margin of victory is large or small will matter little to the tone of these plaints. Certainly, a resounding win will foreclose the Democrats’ propensity to steal close elections through after-the-fact chicanery (presented as Exhibit A: Al Franken is a senator) but, for Obama apologists, a blowout will simply evince a wider conspiracy, and darker depths of American ignorance, bigotry and credulousness.

This sort of heads-we-win-tails-you’re-a-cheating-moron default is endemic to Democrats and emblematic of the international left. The last time a fabulously wealthy politician from Massachusetts ran for president, he lost fair and square. But John Kerry had the good fortune to be a Democrat (and had the further good fortune to marry into money — twice — making him several times wealthier than the self-made Romney), which is why California Sen. Barbara Boxer, among others, made it her business to overturn the electoral results in Ohio owing to voting “irregularities” she knew, just knew, had occurred. Britain’s Daily Mirror, meanwhile, responded to George W. Bush’s 2004 defeat of Kerry by asking, “How can 59,054,087 people be so DUMB?”

It will be far worse this time, however. Accusations of racism have been hurled at Obama’s opponents since he first announced his candidacy. While the effectiveness of this tactic has seen diminishing returns, its cynicism and ubiquity remain nonpareil in American politics, and will reach new heights after the election. But if, as Dr. King dreamed, we should be judged on the content of our character rather than the color of our skin, then any such assessment can be either good or bad.

The simple truth is that Barack Obama has been a lousy president — worse than Jimmy Carter, and the most antipathetic to the U.S. Constitution since the despicable Woodrow Wilson (incidentally, one wonders how Wilson, an actual racist, would react to seeing his Progressive Era rhubarb revived by America’s first black president — food for thought).

Obama deserves to lose, and he will. By turning him out of office, the American people will be affording him the same treatment owed any president, regardless of color or creed, whose term has been a failure. In this way, Barack Obama’s defeat will provide greater evidence of America’s racial progress than his election ever did.


TOPICS: Conspiracy; Politics; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: obama; polls; presidentromney; romney

1 posted on 11/01/2012 12:18:23 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The coming obama riots...


2 posted on 11/01/2012 12:19:54 PM PDT by AmericanSamurai
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If Romney kicks Soetoro’s ***, don’t expect Barry to “appear presidential”. It’s going to get ugly. Bet on it.


3 posted on 11/01/2012 12:24:37 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Osama bin Laden is dead, Chrysler moved to Italy and China.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

White Republican racism will be blamed. lol


4 posted on 11/01/2012 12:27:03 PM PDT by AmericanSamurai
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This will happen, undoubtedly. However, the wacky left should (but won’t) tread lightly. A multitude of people have awakened from the hypnotic slithering slander of the media.

Happened to me back in ‘92 and I’ve been smashing liberals’ arguments ever since.


5 posted on 11/01/2012 12:27:48 PM PDT by subterfuge (BUILD MORE NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS NOW!!!)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Yep - God only knows who he’s going to let out of jail and what EOs he will issue once he has he “flexibility” of not being accountable.


6 posted on 11/01/2012 12:28:08 PM PDT by jtal (Runnin' a World in Need with White Folks' Greed - since 1492)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If its real close (one or two percentage points) they will
claim all sorts of “voting irregularities”.

Barry the King will refuse to concede. It will take a court
decision from SCOTUS and then prolly M1A2 Abrams tanks in
the White House driveway to remove him from the oval office.

You watch. ...its gonna happen.


7 posted on 11/01/2012 12:40:49 PM PDT by NeverForgetBataan (I am become Barry... destroyer of wealth)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

They will blame his loss on one thing, and one thing only.

That you, and I, and my Bitter Clinger neighbors down the street, are all a bunch of incurable RAAAACISTS!


8 posted on 11/01/2012 12:40:54 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Didn't I hear Bill Clinton say that Hurricane Sandy will have no comparison to the storm that is coming if Obama is not reelected? Sick, just sick of the ex-Prez..
9 posted on 11/01/2012 12:42:44 PM PDT by oyez ( .Affordable Care is neither affordable nor care.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The coming obama riots

The media showing the O ahead should be sued for malpractice.


10 posted on 11/01/2012 12:47:55 PM PDT by crosslink (Moderates should play in the middle of a busy street)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Perhaps they will all turn on O’blamer? They can’t blame the message so maybe they will blame the messenger. Popcorn time!


11 posted on 11/01/2012 12:52:29 PM PDT by BO Stinkss
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To: AmericanSamurai

Riots will kill off what is left of the dim party... America will have reached the point of maximum toleration... bank on it.

LLS


12 posted on 11/01/2012 12:55:18 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (OUR GOVERNMENT AND PRESS ARE NO LONGER TRUSTWORTHY OR DESERVING OF RESPECT!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

WOW! Someone who acknowledges how truly horrific Woodrow Wilson really was. WW easily in the “top” 5 worst presidents.


13 posted on 11/01/2012 1:00:38 PM PDT by Founding Father (The Pedophile moHAMmudd (PBUH---Pigblood be upon him))
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To: AmericanSamurai
White Republican racism will be blamed. lol

The standard reply, "When did a--holes become a race?"

14 posted on 11/01/2012 1:02:17 PM PDT by Oatka (This is America. Assimilate or evaporate.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

I can see that happening. I also think that Obama wouldn’t mind losing.He is lazy and narcissistic, and making $250,000 a pop speeches before adoring crowds, pontificating endlessly, and being an icon in Liberal Land may be very appealing. He can go live like a king with no responsibility. Oh wait, he’s already doing that!


15 posted on 11/01/2012 1:02:52 PM PDT by Freestate316 (Know what you believe and why you believe it.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
At least McCain was man enough to suspend his campaign and proclaim Obama would make a good president before election day. Obama and the Progressos will go out whining like babies.
16 posted on 11/01/2012 1:06:36 PM PDT by justa-hairyape
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To: Freestate316

That’s the problem with former DemocRAT presidents. They tend to live forever and spend the rest of their lives making quarter of a million dollar speeches trying to change history and build their legacy. Carter and Clinton. Presidents like Bush hang around airports welcoming the returning troops home.


17 posted on 11/01/2012 1:07:46 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Osama bin Laden is dead, Chrysler moved to Italy and China.)
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To: Freestate316
Worse than most think. WW ran for reelection on the “He kept us out of war” slogan, knowing full well that war with Germany was inevitable. TR was telling everyone that we were going to go in and that it was better to go in now and get it over with than to wait while tens of thousands of young French, British, German, etc men were slaughtered. TR was right; WW asked for a war declaration just months after being elected and tens of thousands died and the war drug on.

In other words, this really was a case of WW lied and tens of thousands died.

Not to mention he helped set the stage fro WW II.

18 posted on 11/01/2012 1:14:32 PM PDT by fungoking (Tis a pleasure to live in the Ozarks)
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To: fungoking
TR was telling everyone that we were going to go in and that it was better to go in now and get it over with than to wait while tens of thousands of young French, British, German, etc men were slaughtered. TR was right; WW asked for a war declaration just months after being elected and tens of thousands died and the war drug on.

Or TR made Wilson look like a responsible moderate and that got Wilson elected. Maybe we shouldn't have gone in at all and Roosevelt would have done better if he'd helped to keep us out.

19 posted on 11/01/2012 1:21:31 PM PDT by x
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I am withholding any celebration until the night of Nov. 6th.

No one should count their chickens before they hatch.

Obemba being ‘sour’ plays right into the racists’ hands. It is exactly what they want to hear from him. I don’t think that it is going to be a landslide. It just may be a very close race with the empty suit winning th electoral vote count.

The clothes have no emperor.


20 posted on 11/01/2012 1:39:49 PM PDT by spel_grammer_an_punct_polise (Learn three chords and you, too, can be a Rock Star!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Once again, the GOP has been too clever by half. They will find just like with McCain that by running a left of center candidate they will lose again. Having a TARP supporting vice doesn't help either.
21 posted on 11/01/2012 2:50:15 PM PDT by Sam Gamgee (May God have mercy upon my enemies, because I won't. - Patton)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I’m frigging nervous.
No coffee or soda for me these next five days.
it shoudn’t be this way.
prayers


22 posted on 11/01/2012 3:56:04 PM PDT by mowowie
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To: jtal
Yep - God only knows who he’s going to let out of jail ...

Not in jail but definitely needing a pardon is former Wall Street honcho turned US Senator turned NJ Governor turned MFGlobal "I'm not responsible"! In other words Gov. Jon Corzine, who's firm AND various authorities are still trying to find $1.6 Billion in SEQUESTERED customer funds. Corzine needs a permanent get-out-of-jail card and Obama probably would be happy to oblige.

23 posted on 11/01/2012 4:14:26 PM PDT by SES1066 (Government is NOT the reason for my existence!)
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To: Sam Gamgee

The GOP didn’t “run” anyone. The majority of Republican voters in the 50 states chose Gov. Mitt Romney. We don’t appoint candidates in this country. He’s what we have to oust Mr. Obama with. If a hammer isn’t handy, you use a brick or a wrench to pound the nail in. Simple as that. As you know, I wanted Gov. Sarah Palin to toss her hat in the ring. I don’t blame her for not doing it. I never really saw a great conservative amongst the other GOP candidates. That’s history. Now we have to rid this nation of a cancerous growth. We have no chemotherapy medicine or radiation machine, so it’ll come down to scraping it out with a Boy Scout knife. So be it.


24 posted on 11/01/2012 4:21:15 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I have often noted that the liberal progressive Democrat attitude is that government power is a ‘right’ deserved solely by members of their faith. Everyone else who holds the power, even momentarily, does so illicitly and only so long as they resist the rightful might of the almighty LEFT!


25 posted on 11/01/2012 4:22:22 PM PDT by SES1066 (Government is NOT the reason for my existence!)
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To: justa-hairyape
At least McCain was man enough to suspend his campaign and proclaim Obama would make a good president before election day.

Just one more thing McArrogant was wrong about.

26 posted on 11/01/2012 6:07:54 PM PDT by uglybiker (nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-BATMAN!)
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To: AmericanSamurai
The coming obama riots...

I'm gonna hit you upside the head with my Obamaphone!!!

27 posted on 11/01/2012 7:39:51 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Soebarkah Soetoro)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Even if Romney wins, you still have a country where nearly half the electorate is willing to elect an anti-American Marxist, and who yearn for leftist totalitarianism.

Without a dramatic course correction, and I mean dramatic in the worst sense of the word, this Republic's days are numbered.

28 posted on 11/01/2012 9:01:33 PM PDT by Junior_G (Funny how liberals' love affair with Muslims began on 9/11)
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To: mowowie

I am a basket case. I can’t work. I get literally sick to my stomach. Sleeping is troubled.
Shame on me. I should be trusting GOD for comfort and direction....but.........


29 posted on 11/01/2012 9:05:38 PM PDT by pollywog ("O Thou who changest not, abide with me.".......)
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To: pollywog
I am a basket case. I can’t work. I get literally sick to my stomach. Sleeping is troubled. Shame on me. I should be trusting GOD for comfort and direction....but....

Sometimes you can't help it.

What frightens me is that so many people think that this is just another election.

30 posted on 11/01/2012 9:11:44 PM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas (Viva Christo Rey!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Calm down. First of all, you should never worry about that which you can not control. Second, The Dems will take their cue from Obama (should Romney win) concerning riots. I doubt Obama is that cold but, he he may be. Third, if Obama wins, our next job will be to fall back and keep fighting. This is what we can do and will do. Now go get some rest.


31 posted on 11/01/2012 9:13:43 PM PDT by Mustangman (The GOP)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; null and void

Boy Howdy!


32 posted on 11/01/2012 9:19:40 PM PDT by Doomonyou (Let them eat Lead.)
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To: Doomonyou
When Obama loses in November it starts a lethal count down clock.

He has a limited time to finish his allah-given assignment to destroy The Great Satan.

Here's what I said about that back in '09:

Poison Photo-Drop .. decision to release photographs .. will imperil nation .. its defenders.
Tue May 12 09:52:58 2009 · 13 of 21
null and void to Sergeant Tim

Before he is done I fully expect him to release the names, addresses and phone numbers of anyone anywhere in the world who has ever provided any information to agency workers.

The damage to US intel will last multiple generations.

I will refrain from making any comments or speculation about self-preservation instincts of wet work operatives

And

You think things will improve after the election?

On Dec 21, 2012, Obama will have had a little over a month to stew in his humiliating, crushing and unexpected defeat at the hands of the American people.

He’ll still be Commander in Chief.

He’ll still have the nuclear ‘football’. Just sitting there. Staring at him. Taunting him. Daring him. Double-eaten-dog daring him...

Plus any other scenario involving mass pardonings of terrorists, etc...


33 posted on 11/01/2012 9:30:07 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1381 of the Obama hostage crisis - Barack Hussein Obama an enemy BOTH foreign AND domestic)
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To: null and void

And

What really drives obama is the glory he hopes to get in every mosque for thousands of years if he defeats the Great Satan and establishes a world-wide ummah.


34 posted on 11/01/2012 9:37:41 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1381 of the Obama hostage crisis - Barack Hussein Obama an enemy BOTH foreign AND domestic)
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To: null and void
You sound like Mrs. Doomonyou. Thanks for the warm and fuzzy feeling. OK, I'll go buy some more 5.56mm saturday.

Of course, that may destroy the dems for years to come.

35 posted on 11/01/2012 10:26:29 PM PDT by Doomonyou (Let them eat Lead.)
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To: Doomonyou

Smart woman. (We would have already suspected that from the simple fact that she chose to be Mrs. Doomonyou)...


36 posted on 11/01/2012 10:30:34 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1381 of the Obama hostage crisis - Barack Hussein Obama an enemy BOTH foreign AND domestic)
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To: null and void; PearlHarbor2

I sent her a link, she’ll probably want to be added to the ping list.


37 posted on 11/01/2012 10:41:21 PM PDT by Doomonyou (Let them eat Lead.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Aren’t US primaries Open, meaning a swathe of moderates and Democrats could have filled those primaries and put Mittens in there?
38 posted on 11/02/2012 3:39:48 PM PDT by Sam Gamgee (May God have mercy upon my enemies, because I won't. - Patton)
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To: Sam Gamgee

Only in certain states. Many are party only.


39 posted on 11/02/2012 3:41:32 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: NeverForgetBataan

M1A1’s that who commands?


40 posted on 11/02/2012 3:55:50 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: GeronL

“M1A1’s that who commands?”

The Colonels who defy orders to stay in their barracks.


41 posted on 11/02/2012 4:01:06 PM PDT by NeverForgetBataan (I am become Barry... destroyer of wealth)
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