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President Obama in trouble
YNet News ^ | Oct. 24, 2010 | Yitzhak Benhorin

Posted on 10/24/2010 12:53:47 PM PDT by SmartInsight

Op-ed: As elections loom, US president losing support of once - sympathetic voters

In the last elections campaigns, it was possible to point to a political gender-based gap. While men tended to vote Republican, women tended to vote Democrat. Yet the recent polls show that the female vote is also shifting to the Right. Some 52% of women still support the Democrats, yet this marks a sharp drop in the face of the masculine zeal to topple the Left, and Obama knows it. Hence, his West Coast trip is dedicated to meetings with women and efforts to boost two female Democrats who had been serving in Senate for 18 years now.

Yet it's not only the women who are abandoning the Democrats. Americans who are 50 years of age and above are concerned that Democratic policies will undermine their future old-age allowances. Young Americans are also making it difficult for Obama. The 30-and-below group that brought him to power two years ago is known as an elusive constituency, and it is doubtful whether young voters will be heading to the polling stations en masse in nine days.

(Excerpt) Read more at ynetnews.com ...


TOPICS: Editorial; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2010midterms; bhojobapproval; buyersremorse; elections; obama; swingvote
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Obama and the Dems don't have much constituency left, except unions.
1 posted on 10/24/2010 12:53:52 PM PDT by SmartInsight
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To: SmartInsight

... and the dead.


2 posted on 10/24/2010 12:58:19 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy
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To: SmartInsight

Beware of the woman who is lied to and their trust betrayed...... they can be real nasty!!!!!


3 posted on 10/24/2010 12:58:26 PM PDT by tired&retired
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To: SmartInsight
52 percent of women are still desperately misguided.

I'm at least glad to see that the number is dropping.

btw, this headline is the best thing I've read all day. Thanks. :)

4 posted on 10/24/2010 12:59:22 PM PDT by ohioWfan (Proud Mom of a Bronze Star recipient!)
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To: ohioWfan

Keep watching.....I am sure by 2012 that # will be even lower.


5 posted on 10/24/2010 1:00:55 PM PDT by tioga
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To: ohioWfan

I loved the title too — I like articles with similar titles — but most do NOT appear in the MSM — this is from an Israeli paper.

I just tried the link again, worked before, now all of a sudden it’s not working.


6 posted on 10/24/2010 1:01:58 PM PDT by SmartInsight (Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote. ~ G. J. Nathan)
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To: tired&retired

Word!


7 posted on 10/24/2010 1:05:01 PM PDT by troublesome creek
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To: tioga
Agree that the percentage will be lower 2 years from now.

The obvious silver lining in the very dark and dangerous cloud of Obama is that he is so extreme that he is waking the mushy middle up.......and that must include some women who wanted him to be the nice guy he pretended to be, and are not happy that he is revealing that he is a creepy, condescending punk.

Most adult women don't like punks. Only the hardcore will still support him.

8 posted on 10/24/2010 1:06:28 PM PDT by ohioWfan (Proud Mom of a Bronze Star recipient!)
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To: SmartInsight

Where’s Hillary?


9 posted on 10/24/2010 1:09:00 PM PDT by SC_Pete
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To: ohioWfan

Most adult women don’t like

Sissy pants.


10 posted on 10/24/2010 1:09:12 PM PDT by WestwardHo (Whom the god would destroy, they first drive mad.)
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To: SmartInsight
The link worked for me.

btw, it was good to see a Kasich ad on that page - is that localized or does everyone see it? (Forgive my stupidity :). The Dems are pouring money into Ohio because we are a must win for the rats, and Obama has a VERY low approval rating here. Strickland has got to go, and I'm hoping that Obama's endless appearances here will help us get rid of him!

11 posted on 10/24/2010 1:09:23 PM PDT by ohioWfan (Proud Mom of a Bronze Star recipient!)
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To: WestwardHo

True enough.


12 posted on 10/24/2010 1:10:07 PM PDT by ohioWfan (Proud Mom of a Bronze Star recipient!)
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To: SmartInsight; MamaDearest; seekthetruth; ladyvet; bitt; Bitsy; GailA; GOP_Lady; freekitty; ...

Obviously, they haven’t polled Freeper women who rock!


13 posted on 10/24/2010 1:10:07 PM PDT by ExTexasRedhead (YEAH, I ALREADY VOTED TO CLEAN THE SEWER!!!)
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To: tired&retired

I wish women knew better in the first place. It is a shame they have to be motivated by revenge and not just the truth.


14 posted on 10/24/2010 1:11:17 PM PDT by bmwcyle (It is Satan's fault)
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To: SmartInsight

usslameduck


15 posted on 10/24/2010 1:12:12 PM PDT by FrankR (You are only obligated to obama to the extent you accept his handouts.)
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To: ExTexasRedhead

FORGET “ROCK THE VOTE”..

Now it’s “ROCK THE BOAT” ..

and see who gets SWEPT overboard.....I’m looking for the new Congress to de-funD the CZARS who are manipulating public policy with no oversight from Congress.


16 posted on 10/24/2010 1:13:47 PM PDT by bitt ( Charles Krauthammer: "There's desperation, and then there's reptilian desperation, ..")
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To: SmartInsight

17 posted on 10/24/2010 1:20:04 PM PDT by quantim (Victory is not relative, it is absolute.)
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To: SmartInsight
...[Americans] 50 years of age and above are concerned that Democratic policies will undermine their future old-age allowances

This over-50 American is concerned the Democratic policies will simply destroy America as we know and cherish it. It is obvious that they want to turn us into a third-world hell-hole while preserving all the benefits to the ruling elite and to the parasitic underclass. Yes that will "undermine my old-age allowance," but that is not my chief concern.

18 posted on 10/24/2010 1:21:15 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: SmartInsight

Women wanted to believe Obama was actually the guy he pretended to be; smart (everybody said so) smooth and competent. A good guy that that they could depend on to take care of the problems and do so with style. Now, they can see him for what he is; arrogant, condescending and threatening their financial security and that of their families as he creates massive change with no regard to what Americans actually want. In short: Obama has turned off many women - and millions more independents. He will not get them back because he will not alter his course. Instead, Obama will likely ‘double down’ in his last two years as president. It will be dark days for America but we’ll overcome and survive him. We’re Americans.


19 posted on 10/24/2010 1:25:03 PM PDT by Jim Scott (Cautious optimist)
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To: SmartInsight
Barry did a lot of damage in the last 2 years with the help of Congressional accomplices. It doesn't matter what happens next. He's like a smiling skunk who just got done spraying. It will take a lot of tomato juice to clean up this mess.

20 posted on 10/24/2010 1:25:38 PM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.....)
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To: ExTexasRedhead

LOL


21 posted on 10/24/2010 1:34:22 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: SERKIT

I will tell you from experience womens powdered douche works just as well if not better to get rid of skunk scent. I had a very pregnant Great Dane which got gassed and the lady at the checkout told me of the alternate to tomato juice. much easier to use and worked great.


22 posted on 10/24/2010 1:37:18 PM PDT by 100American
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To: SmartInsight
And even the unions are starting to waver as union membership figures out that Obama's economic policies will result in LESS union membership as American companies move their manufacturing out of the USA for income tax avoidance reasons.
23 posted on 10/24/2010 1:40:05 PM PDT by RayChuang88 (FairTax: America's economic cure)
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To: Jim Scott
It will be dark days for America but we’ll overcome and survive him. We’re Americans.

I share your optimism. Obama isn't "Satan", even though he often behaves like a minor demon. We've survived the Jimmy-Carter Years, the Cold War Stare-Down with the Soviets, especially 9/11/01, and we'll find the resiliency and innovation to survive baby-child-Obama & his Socialist-Muslim hordes.

24 posted on 10/24/2010 1:40:39 PM PDT by kromike
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To: Jim Scott
It will be dark days for America but we’ll overcome and survive him. We’re Americans

AMEN! In November 2008, I thought it was all over for America, but no more!

WE ARE AMERICANS! After this bum is out of office, we WILL recover, and perhaps become stronger for it.

25 posted on 10/24/2010 1:41:05 PM PDT by ohioWfan (Proud Mom of a Bronze Star recipient!)
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To: SmartInsight

People, you should have know better

We tried to warn you


26 posted on 10/24/2010 1:41:32 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (NO MOS-que AP: It's the "GROUND ZERO MOSQUE")
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To: SmartInsight

People, you should have known better

We tried to warn you


27 posted on 10/24/2010 1:41:45 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (NO MOS-que AP: It's the "GROUND ZERO MOSQUE")
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To: 100American
I will tell you from experience womens powdered douche works just as well if not better to get rid of skunk scent. I had a very pregnant Great Dane which got gassed and the lady at the checkout told me of the alternate to tomato juice. much easier to use and worked great.

Then we'll insert the douche-bottle-nozzle in Oval Orifice to counteract the skunk spray. I still contend that Barry is like the smiling skunk. He's done his damage.

28 posted on 10/24/2010 1:43:13 PM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.....)
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To: ohioWfan

Must be regional. My page showed a Pat Toomey ad.


29 posted on 10/24/2010 1:59:16 PM PDT by sneakers
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To: tioga; ohioWfan

I can assure you that when Hillary is the candidate in 2012, women will once again be stupid. As will the majority of voters - they just don’t learn. I can hear it now....”first woman president...historic, blah, blah, blah...”


30 posted on 10/24/2010 2:00:58 PM PDT by anniegetyourgun
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To: sneakers
I figured it was, but I don't know how they do these things.

(Go, Toomey!)

31 posted on 10/24/2010 2:06:06 PM PDT by ohioWfan (Proud Mom of a Bronze Star recipient!)
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To: anniegetyourgun
I understand where you're coming from annie, but I'm figuring that Hillary isn't going to be a factor in 2012. Her supporters want her to be, but I can't see that she will try to unseat the first (real) black President. Too UN-pc.

I may be too optimistic, but I think some fundamental learning as to what the left really wants is taking place, and the vast majority of Americans just don't want it.

32 posted on 10/24/2010 2:08:36 PM PDT by ohioWfan (Proud Mom of a Bronze Star recipient!)
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To: ProtectOurFreedom

We still remember what it was like to live in a free country.


33 posted on 10/24/2010 2:10:23 PM PDT by screaminsunshine (the way to win this game is not to play)
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To: sneakers; ohioWfan

Interesting...mine had no ads at all.


34 posted on 10/24/2010 2:12:23 PM PDT by oldteen
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To: anniegetyourgun

you mean when Sarah runs for president? hillary can’t run unless Obama dies of natural causes in office.....not likely. hillary could not carry the black vote if she runs against Obama and won.....they would all stay home and she would lose.


35 posted on 10/24/2010 2:14:07 PM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

He will move on to the world stage next year - leaving Hillary to secure his second term for the party. And, of course, whoever runs as a D will win 90% of the black vote.


37 posted on 10/24/2010 2:23:55 PM PDT by anniegetyourgun
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To: SmartInsight

Obama and the Dems don’t have much constituency left, except unions.
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Union Thugs, gays, baby-killers, same-sex marriage proponents, Blacks and Crack HOs. That’s their constituency.


38 posted on 10/24/2010 2:27:25 PM PDT by no dems (DeMINT / PALIN 2012 or PALIN / DeMINT 2012.......Either is fine with me!)
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To: no dems

You’re correct.

The Baraqqi coalition is still rock solid in the 35% range.

They still have a shot at a Clintonian plurality win in 2012 if they can find the right “independent” candidate to split the opposition vote.


39 posted on 10/24/2010 2:30:22 PM PDT by nascarnation
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To: oldteen; sneakers
No ads for Boxer? ;*)

(You're from CA, right?)

Seriously, I find this quite fascinating.

40 posted on 10/24/2010 2:33:49 PM PDT by ohioWfan (Proud Mom of a Bronze Star recipient!)
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To: anniegetyourgun; tioga

Interesting (and plausible) theory.


41 posted on 10/24/2010 2:35:00 PM PDT by ohioWfan (Proud Mom of a Bronze Star recipient!)
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To: SmartInsight
"The Republic can survive a Barrack Obama, who is, after all, merely a fool. It is less likely to survive a multitude of those who made him their president."
42 posted on 10/24/2010 2:36:11 PM PDT by SkyDancer ("If You Don't Read The News You're Uniformed, If You Do Read The News You're Misinformed")
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To: ohioWfan

We didn’t recover from the damage done by FDR.
We didn’t recover from the damage done by LBJ.
Will we really recover from the damage done by BHO?
Each of the latter two built upon the socialistic junk erected by his predecessor(s).

I admire your optimism, but I am fearful and skeptical.

Democrats have built an enormous and permanent underclass that depends on them for sustenance. The producer class in this country is rapidly shrinking. I hope it is not too late and your are right.


43 posted on 10/24/2010 2:37:23 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: ohioWfan

BTW - UN SecGen term ends 12/31/11.


44 posted on 10/24/2010 2:39:46 PM PDT by anniegetyourgun
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To: ProtectOurFreedom
I understand your fear and skepticism (and I go in and out of it...we'll never make it, yes we will, we'll never survive, yes we will......)

But I would add this thought. Most people were unaware of the damage FDR was doing because the books were written by New Deal supporters. Even with LBJ, it was only conservatives who understood the damage the Great Society did.

Now, we have a lot larger group of people who understand how dangerous liberalism is because they've finally put all their cards on the table and far more Americans see how ugly their game is now that it's been exposed.

That, I think, will be the factor that makes the difference in recovering from this leftist fiasco.

Feeling a little more optimistic? ;)

45 posted on 10/24/2010 4:13:51 PM PDT by ohioWfan (Proud Mom of a Bronze Star recipient!)
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To: anniegetyourgun
What a thought! Obama as SecGen of the sordid UN.

It's a perfect fit of corruption with corruption.

We'll see how things pan out in the next two years after Obama has had to deal with the stranglehold on his absolute power that the new Congress will affect. And we should see how he reacts very shortly.

It's not going to be nice.

46 posted on 10/24/2010 4:17:47 PM PDT by ohioWfan (Proud Mom of a Bronze Star recipient!)
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To: 100American

This is probably the funniest post I’ve read in a long time!


47 posted on 10/24/2010 4:38:06 PM PDT by Lucky2 (Impeach the bastard and save the country!)
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To: ohioWfan
(You're from CA, right?)

Right...and no ads whatsoever! Wonder how many differences there are?

48 posted on 10/24/2010 5:15:54 PM PDT by oldteen
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To: ohioWfan

That’s the point that Amity Shlaes makes in “The Forgotten American.” When FDR was excoriating business and socializing the nation, he was the first to do it, so it was a novel approach to an America hungry for a solution. He also had a huge amount of budgetary headroom to do it because the federal share of GDP at the time was something like 4%.

You are right that we have the knowledge today and the historical record of failure of big government and liberalism. Plus, we have the advantages of mass communication outside the “normal” MSM channels — we no longer have to listen only to Cronkhite for our news. Today’s channels are much more like the Committees of Correspondence set up in 1775 to protect the colonies.

Like you, I swing back and forth. We need to get much more of the populace swung back to the side of liberty and independence. That is difficult to do when the enemy controls almost all K-12 and higher ed in the country.


49 posted on 10/24/2010 5:58:09 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: ohioWfan

I get the Kasich ad when I click on the link. We have got to defeat Strickland in nine days. Come on, Buckeyes! Let the recovery begin!!!


50 posted on 10/24/2010 6:51:10 PM PDT by Faith
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