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"Obamamania" on the Wane
Pajamas Media ^ | December 1 | Eric Scheie

Posted on 12/01/2008 10:55:10 AM PST by AJKauf

The more time I spend in Berkeley, California (where I am on an extended visit), the more I find myself wondering about something.

Is the left-wing phenomenon known as “Obamamania” on the wane?

It might be too early to tell, but from what I’ve been reading and hearing, I see clear signs that it is. A number of leftist commentators have worked themselves into quite a lather over Barack Obama’s apparent “centrism” — especially his failure to appoint “progressives” (code language for far leftists)...

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TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bho2008; brokenpromises; obamamania; obamamessiah
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1 posted on 12/01/2008 10:55:11 AM PST by AJKauf
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To: AJKauf

It is to laugh...


2 posted on 12/01/2008 10:56:09 AM PST by null and void (Hey 0bama? There will be a pop quiz every day for the next four years...miss a question, people die.)
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To: AJKauf

Pet Rocks, Mood Rings, Obama...


3 posted on 12/01/2008 10:56:28 AM PST by eureka!
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4 posted on 12/01/2008 10:56:33 AM PST by BenLurkin
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As well it should be.

Going to be a LOT of buyer's remosre in the next four years.

THE AUDACITY OF TRUTH ABOUT BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA

BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA IN HIS OWN WORDS

5 posted on 12/01/2008 10:56:47 AM PST by Jeff Head (Freedom is not free...never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: AJKauf

The oceans are STILL not receding. I checked.


6 posted on 12/01/2008 10:59:52 AM PST by Vince Ferrer
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To: AJKauf

If everything is peaceful, they can’t stand it. The get on the fight for no reason at all just to stir things up. They’ll eat their own given half a chance.


7 posted on 12/01/2008 11:00:31 AM PST by RC2 (Where is Obama's Birth Certifacte?)
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To: AJKauf

They disown their own rather quickly. But if Obama calls off the anti-marijuana brigade in Justice, that would neutralize the far-left’s criticism and give Obama room to move to the center-slightly-right.


8 posted on 12/01/2008 11:00:37 AM PST by BlueStateBlues (Blue State for business, Red State at heart..)
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To: AJKauf

The electoral version of “I went to bed a two with a ten, and woke up at ten with a two.”...............


9 posted on 12/01/2008 11:01:06 AM PST by Red Badger (Never has a man risen so far, so fast and is expected to do so much, for so many, with so little...)
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To: Jeff Head

He was telling the voters that McCain will make a Bush III term, but he is working hard to make this a Clinton III term. So much for the change. He brings change to the change itself.


10 posted on 12/01/2008 11:02:22 AM PST by MooseChic
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11 posted on 12/01/2008 11:04:37 AM PST by Dallas59 (Not My President)
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It’s pretty bad when buyer’s remorse sets in before you even get what you wanted.


12 posted on 12/01/2008 11:05:09 AM PST by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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Obama is lying low with periodic forays into the public arena. Once the throng of 4 million turnout for his coronation on January 20 and the WH PR machine [Axelrod and Co.} goes into overdrive with all Obama, all the time, Obamamania will be in full swing. We are just in a lull before the full storm of Obamamania hits.


13 posted on 12/01/2008 11:05:42 AM PST by kabar
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To: MooseChic
“Is the left-wing phenomenon known as “Obamamania” on the wane? “
With coins and collector plates, schools and streets commemorating him, kind of doubt it.
14 posted on 12/01/2008 11:06:14 AM PST by duckman (Jesus I trust in You. Mary take over)
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To: kabar

I hope you’re right.
I have a house to sell and hope that the “Camelot II” period will let me accomplish that.


15 posted on 12/01/2008 11:07:38 AM PST by nascarnation
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I have a house to sell and hope that the “Camelot II” period will let me accomplish that.

Exactly, there's a "silver lining" to all of this as long as you can time it right.

16 posted on 12/01/2008 11:09:07 AM PST by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: kabar; duckman
I agree. While the lefties may be temporarily disappointed with 'the one' - he will implement their agenda until it destroys the nation. And, he'll have no problem doing it with his auxilliary organizations such as the MSM, Congress, and Hollywood.

I fear the great experiment called America is soon coming to an end.

17 posted on 12/01/2008 11:10:12 AM PST by anniegetyourgun
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To: kabar

I think about 50% of those who voted for him know nothing about governing. They enjoyed the rock concerts. When the rent & mortgage payment checks don’t arrive by mail they are going to be really mad.


18 posted on 12/01/2008 11:11:16 AM PST by lonestar
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To: AJKauf
especially his failure to appoint "progressives" (code language for far leftists marxists)

There, fixed it.

19 posted on 12/01/2008 11:14:47 AM PST by ssaftler (Imagine January 20, 2013)
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To: AJKauf

That Obamamania is on the wane in a city like Berkeley is beyond belief. I thought the Deity-elect was One they’ve all been waiting for.

If what you say is true, then maybe I should move there. I’m tired of looking at all of the BHO bumper stickers and multi-colored posters in my own city.


20 posted on 12/01/2008 11:17:30 AM PST by Welcome2thejungle
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