Skip to comments.Dick Morris : Obama Might Pull Out
Posted on 09/21/2011 12:24:52 PM PDT by RobinMasters
As bad news piles up for the Democrats, I asked a top Democratic strategist if it were possible that President Obama might pull a Lyndon Johnson and soberly face the cameras, telling America that he has decided that the demands of partisan politics are interfering with his efforts to right our economy and that he has decided to withdraw to devote full time to our recovery. His answer: Yes. Its possible. If things continue as they are and have not turned around by January, it is certainly possible.
Just looking at Michelle Obamas unsmiling face during her husbands recent speech to Congress triggered an insight: These folks arent having fun anymore.
Obama, whose insistence on passing a healthcare law that the courts will probably throw out cost his party the House, will now cost his party the Senate too. Indeed, it is even possible that the Republicans win 60 seats.
Currently, there are strong Republican candidates in 12 seats now held by Democrats. All could win in a 10- to 15-point landslide (which is shaping up). They include: Virginia (George Allen), Florida (Adam Hasner), New Mexico (probably Rep. Steve Pearce), Montana (Rep. Denny Rehberg), North Dakota (Rep. Rick Berg), Nebraska (Jon Bruning), Missouri (Sarah Steelman would be the best), Michigan (Pete Hoekstra), Ohio (Josh Mandel would be best), Wisconsin (Tommy Thompson or one of the others), Pennsylvania (Tim Burns would be great) and Connecticut (Chris Shays better than Linda McMahon).
If all win, the GOP is only one vote shy of the filibuster-proof 60-member majority in the Senate. The final seats could come if strong challenges shape up in West Virginia, New Jersey, Washington state, Minnesota and Maryland. And, with Obama this far behind, they probably will.
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Wish his daddy had.
Bill Clinton just came out 180 against Obama’s tax increase.
I think there is a chance Hillary may be running.
Among the things the GOP should be discussing now is elimination of the 60 vote cloture rule in the 2013 Senate. It’s absurd, extra-Constitutional and will impede the very real reform necessary to pare back the federal bureaucracy.
That’s it. Close the thread. There CANNOT possibly be a better reply.
My thought EXACTLY.
Let’s hope he crawls away. But I think his head is too big to
do it. He now thinks he owns the planet.
Hmmmm....I seem to remember his approval being somewhere in the 90's.
Of course it’s still up to his handlers. They will however(sine he is (resident of the moment) I’m sure they will have to use kid gloves and LOTS of promises.
Too bad his mommy made the wrong “choice”.....
She should have resigned as Sec State before all the crap hit the fan. She is Obama's lap dog. She is stained with the broad brush of failure.
I think Evan Bayh would be the best bet for the Democrats. They need someone who isn't part of this administration and someone who looks as good on TV as Romney and Perry.
If Obama does indeed bow out, I’m hoping it turns out like ‘68, where neither of the truly electable challengers ends up the nominee, and, instead it ends up being VP Biden...who will lose so badly he’ll feel physical pain from it.
Hillary could win. It wouldn’t be easy even for her, but her chances are better than O’bummers.
You stole my thunder!!! LMAO! ;-)
I have been suggesting for a while now that he’ll pull a Lautenberg when the polls show that all hope is gone (around convention time), he’ll claim that he’s doing it “for the country and for his family”. In comes Hillary the Heroine to save the day/sarc
There’s no chance an ego like Obama would not run.
There’s no chance the Democrats will mount any primary challengers. They have no history of standing up to black liberals. Their decades of patronizing won’t allow it.