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Dick Morris : Obama Might Pull Out
DickMorris.com ^ | SEPTEMBER 20, 2011 | Dick Morris

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. It’s possible. If things continue as they are and have not turned around by January, it is certainly possible.”

Just looking at Michelle Obama’s unsmiling face during her husband’s recent speech to Congress triggered an insight: These folks aren’t 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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1 posted on 09/21/2011 12:24:55 PM PDT by RobinMasters
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To: RobinMasters
Remember : The Coming Resignation of Barack Obama
2 posted on 09/21/2011 12:25:30 PM PDT by RobinMasters
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To: RobinMasters

Wish his daddy had.


3 posted on 09/21/2011 12:25:44 PM PDT by brewcrew (Life is tough. It's tougher if you're stupid. --John Wayne)
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To: brewcrew

You’re quick.


4 posted on 09/21/2011 12:27:19 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: RobinMasters

Bill Clinton just came out 180 against Obama’s tax increase.

I think there is a chance Hillary may be running.


5 posted on 09/21/2011 12:29:34 PM PDT by cruise_missile
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To: RobinMasters

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.


6 posted on 09/21/2011 12:29:39 PM PDT by hc87
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To: brewcrew

That’s it. Close the thread. There CANNOT possibly be a better reply.

Thank You!


7 posted on 09/21/2011 12:30:54 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS! This means liberals AND libertarians (same thing) NO LIBS!)
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To: brewcrew

My thought EXACTLY.


8 posted on 09/21/2011 12:31:15 PM PDT by mountn man (Happiness is not a destination, its a way of life.)
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To: RobinMasters

Let’s hope he crawls away. But I think his head is too big to
do it. He now thinks he owns the planet.


9 posted on 09/21/2011 12:31:53 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (Rabid democRATS and 0bama the dictator own it all now.)
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To: RobinMasters
Surveys show his approval among blacks at higher than 80 percent...

Hmmmm....I seem to remember his approval being somewhere in the 90's.

10 posted on 09/21/2011 12:32:39 PM PDT by randog (Tap into America!)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Agreed!!! Wham-o!


11 posted on 09/21/2011 12:32:50 PM PDT by mkboyce
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To: RobinMasters
there's a greater chance of hair growing back on my bald head than that arrogant, petulant, narcissist pulling out...in his mind he is succeeding...
12 posted on 09/21/2011 12:33:59 PM PDT by God luvs America (63.5million pay no federal income tax then vote demoKrat)
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To: TribalPrincess2U

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.


13 posted on 09/21/2011 12:33:59 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (Rabid democRATS and 0bama the dictator own it all now.)
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To: brewcrew

Too bad his mommy made the wrong “choice”.....


14 posted on 09/21/2011 12:34:04 PM PDT by clintonh8r (One of Jimmy Hoffa's sons-of-bitches.)
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To: cruise_missile; xzins
I think there is a chance Hillary may be running.

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.

15 posted on 09/21/2011 12:34:16 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (LPFOKETT GAHCOEEP-w/o*)
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To: cruise_missile

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.


16 posted on 09/21/2011 12:34:56 PM PDT by RockinRight (If everyone wants to ride in the wagon, then who is pulling it?)
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To: brewcrew

You stole my thunder!!! LMAO! ;-)


17 posted on 09/21/2011 12:35:30 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Attaaaack Waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaatch!!!!! XD)
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To: RobinMasters
Can someone tell me when Dick Morris was last relevant? This guy is a side show.
18 posted on 09/21/2011 12:36:11 PM PDT by PDMiller
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To: RobinMasters

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


19 posted on 09/21/2011 12:36:32 PM PDT by festusbanjo (This is what happens when you hire a guy to run the country that hadn't run anything but his mouth)
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To: RobinMasters

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.


20 posted on 09/21/2011 12:37:06 PM PDT by Ted Grant
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To: brewcrew

LOL! Me too.......


21 posted on 09/21/2011 12:37:49 PM PDT by Dawgreg (Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.)
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To: RobinMasters

“Particularly if the Republicans nominate a more moderate candidate such as Mitt Romney, Obama will not be able to rely on partisan animosity to succeed where job approval has failed.”

Dick Morris liberal to the core......


22 posted on 09/21/2011 12:37:59 PM PDT by stockpirate ("A people get the leaders they deserve......")
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To: brewcrew

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!? POTUS INTERRUPTUS !?

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23 posted on 09/21/2011 12:38:10 PM PDT by Para-Ord.45
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To: brewcrew
There was a line in the musical "Hair" along those lines:

"Pull out, Nixon, like your father should have done."

24 posted on 09/21/2011 12:38:21 PM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: randog

just a data point. i saw a gallup poll that put it at 84%.

now, that is very high.

But remember, he won with 96%. so obama has actually suffered a loss of 12% among african americans, that is, if you compare his polling numbers with his voting percentage.....


25 posted on 09/21/2011 12:39:01 PM PDT by ConservativeDude
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To: festusbanjo

Yes, and Hilary would be a continuing disaster. Also thank you idiot republicans for praising Hilary in an effort to get the womens’ vote last time.


26 posted on 09/21/2011 12:40:03 PM PDT by Williams (Honey Badger Don't Care)
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To: RobinMasters

>>> Dick Morris : Obama Might Pull Out

How can this be?

Listen to Obama, none (absolutely nothing) of the woes foreign or domestic the country’s facing right now is his doing. If he’s not to blame, how can he then not run for another term (to finish what he started)?

His ego might want to run, but WHO will follow him? Remember people who run political campaigns want other jobs and career(s) after the election, too. Who wants to be associated with a lame duck president and failed re-election bid?


27 posted on 09/21/2011 12:40:27 PM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: RobinMasters

I think Obama is just too far out of it, to voluntarily withdraw. It took him three years to cough up a $14 birth certificate. He refused to do so before the mid term elections when like 58% of the country had some degree of doubt where he was born and the Democrats needed every vote they could find.

It was only when Donald Trump drew attention to the issue and the MSM kind of started asking, “Gee, why doesn’t he just cough it up and resolve this” that Obama coughed it up. Obama is just such a narcissist that he doesn’t care how his problems affect other people and his staff and the Obots are just a bunch of little kids playing office.

Sooo, I don’t think Obama will withdraw unless the Democrats mount a serious primary challenge and beat him out of the nomination. But that isn’t going to happen either because the Democrats are like people who are in jail, and the judge says they can get out after four years or stay four more years after that, whichever they want. And the Democrats decide to stay in jail.


28 posted on 09/21/2011 12:40:27 PM PDT by Squeeky ("Truth is so rare that it is delightful to tell it. " Emily Dickinson)
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To: RockinRight

When do you think Hillary has to announce?

Isn’t it getting pretty late???

I think she has to move NOW...at the very latest by the end of October.


29 posted on 09/21/2011 12:40:37 PM PDT by ConservativeDude
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To: RobinMasters

Aren’t we better off if Obama goes down hard and takes all ‘Rats with him on his reverse coat tails?


30 posted on 09/21/2011 12:41:34 PM PDT by Calusa (The pump don't work cause the vandals took the handles. Quoth Bob Dylan.)
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To: RobinMasters
Hillary! Hillary! Hillary! Hillary! Hillary! Hillary! They are going to run their queen!!!! She will be da one!!! Hillary! Hillary! Hillary! Hillary! Hillary! Hillary!
31 posted on 09/21/2011 12:41:34 PM PDT by RetiredArmy (EVERY knee shall bow and EVERY mouth shall say: Jesus Christ IS LORD!!!!)
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32 posted on 09/21/2011 12:42:24 PM PDT by maggief
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To: RobinMasters

I do not agree that Hillary could win. She was his Sec. of State. She carries the baggage of all his failed policies including healthcare, to which she was a big supporter. Voters now want nothing to do with Obama or democrats in general.


33 posted on 09/21/2011 12:42:42 PM PDT by katieanna
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To: ConservativeDude

That’s what I saw, his voting percentage amongst blacks at 96%. Thanks for the clarification.


34 posted on 09/21/2011 12:42:50 PM PDT by randog (Tap into America!)
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To: Ted Grant

I read that BEFORE WeinerGate Weiner was going to challenge Obama.look where Weiner is now. He is finito politically.I don’t think anybody but Hillary could run against him but he would smear her HARD as it is not so easy for him this time.


35 posted on 09/21/2011 12:43:09 PM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Cash for clunkers, subsidies - none has worked. The left =one-trick pony on the economy $pend)
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To: RetiredArmy

Yeah!!!! /sarcasm


36 posted on 09/21/2011 12:44:02 PM PDT by montyspython (This thread needs more cowbell)
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To: randog

Exactly!! The 80% is crap, try 91% !!!...
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/washington/2010/10/obama-approval-gallup-blacks.html


37 posted on 09/21/2011 12:44:16 PM PDT by biggredd1
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To: RobinMasters

Pull out? Heh. You’ll be lucky if you get a reacharound.


38 posted on 09/21/2011 12:44:24 PM PDT by RichInOC (Palin 2012: The Perfect Storm.)
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To: RetiredArmy

Hillary! Hillary! Hillary! Hillary! Hillary! Hillary!
Hillary! Hillary! Hillary! Hillary! Hillary! Hillary!Hillary! Hillary! Hillary! Hillary! Hillary! Hillary!Hillary! Hillary! Hillary! Hillary! Hillary! Hillary!

Have a care what you wish for!!


39 posted on 09/21/2011 12:44:32 PM PDT by Calusa (The pump don't work cause the vandals took the handles. Quoth Bob Dylan.)
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To: festusbanjo
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2781589/posts

First Couple Get Flirty at DNC Fundraiser (BHO: “Did you notice how she’s getting cuter?”)
ABC News ^ | September 21, 2011 | Devin Dwyer

EXCERPT

President Obama returned the compliment, asking the crowd upon taking the stage, “Did you notice how she’s getting cuter?”

“She is remarkable, and it is the reason that I’ve got remarkable kids,” he said. “I have improved my gene pool. And it is true, this is the closest we get to a date — which I’m going to have to fix in about 14 months.”

40 posted on 09/21/2011 12:45:04 PM PDT by maggief
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To: RobinMasters

Dick:
You’re still a d*ck.
No way Casey looses in PA


41 posted on 09/21/2011 12:45:32 PM PDT by Ramcat (Thank You American Veterans)
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To: RobinMasters
Then if Condi jumps in as the Republican, this book might make it off the remainder tables.

Morris is good for looking into the dark heart of all that is Clinton. Other than that I'll take my political advise from a chimp with a dartboard.

42 posted on 09/21/2011 12:46:56 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (Compare "Delay is preferable to error" - Thomas Jefferson // "Pass this bill now!" - Barack Obama)
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To: RetiredArmy
The Queen needs an overhaul ... just sayin'.

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (R) shakes hands with EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton during a bilateral meeting in New York September 18, 2011.

43 posted on 09/21/2011 12:47:04 PM PDT by maggief
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To: RobinMasters
What would Lyndon Baines Johnson do?
44 posted on 09/21/2011 12:47:23 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Palin is coming, and the Tea Party is coming with her.)
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To: randog

Black turnout will be down 20% next year. The young voters are disillusioned with Obama and will maybe listen to their parents this time.


45 posted on 09/21/2011 12:47:50 PM PDT by SeaHawkFan
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To: katieanna
She carries the baggage of all his failed policies including healthcare, to which she was a big supporter.

Yep. 20 years ago, it was called HillaryCare.

46 posted on 09/21/2011 12:48:48 PM PDT by N. Theknow (Obama - Wear The Fail!)
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To: RobinMasters

History tells us when Dick Morris makes a prediction...the 180 degree opposite will actually happen. He has long jumped the shark...


47 posted on 09/21/2011 12:48:53 PM PDT by sipwine (Eat well, stay well....)
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To: RobinMasters

Dictatorus interruptus, huh? Power is the one thing they’ll never willingly give up.


48 posted on 09/21/2011 12:49:38 PM PDT by Noumenon (The only 'NO' a liberal understands is the one that arrives at muzzle velocity.)
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To: RobinMasters; P-Marlowe

Morris is over-the-top fairly often, and this is one of those times.

He is trying to get people to his website or to his book sales.


49 posted on 09/21/2011 12:50:19 PM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! True Supporters of our Troops PRAY for their VICTORY!)
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To: PDMiller

“Can someone tell me when Dick Morris was last relevant?”

Well,,,, He loves to toe the Party line.


50 posted on 09/21/2011 12:50:43 PM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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