Skip to comments.Really clever American voters stick with Obama's failed status quo
Posted on 11/07/2012 12:27:56 PM PST by neverdem
Well, American voters have made their 2012 presidential choice, and now they get to live with it.
On Nov. 6, the same day that saw the election of Abraham Lincoln and reelection of Ronald Reagan, they opted to reelect Barack Obama, the first time since the Founding Fathers that the country has awarded two terms to three consecutive presidents.
Two-thirds of Americans have consistently said the country is on the wrong track. So, naturally they opted to stick with a stinking status quo they've whined about for years now.
Unable to face the fact they made a colossal mistake in 2008, sufficient Americans voted to keep a president who broke more promises than he kept, who set historic new debt limits, created four consecutive trillion-dollar budget deficits, failed to achieve his own employment goals and accepted responsibility for nothing, except what SEAL Team 6 did for us.
"The best is yet to come," the chronic deficit spender vowed ominously.
Congress has enjoyed record low job approval ratings in recent years, So, unhappy American voters naturally chose to leave both chambers in the same inept hands: Democrats keep control of a Senate that's proudly broken its own laws three straight years by failing to pass a federal budget and cripples itself with archaic rules that make nursing home TV rooms look like Zumba workouts.
And Americans voted to leave in Republican hands the House of Representatives that has such...
In his victory monologue, Obama praised Joe Biden as "the best vice president anybody could ever hope for."
Seriously. That's a quote, not a joke.
Ominously, earlier in the day at the polls, someone asked Biden if this was the last time he'd be voting for himself. And the 70-year-old said he didn't think so.
Thanks again, American voters. Smartly done.
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For what? You got to have something to scan.
America needs a friggin CAT scan....stat!!!
A giant enema, followed by a colonoscopy without benefit of anesthesia.
I don’t agree. Voters make rational decisions. They might not be objectively rational, but they are individually rational and maximizing.
Barring vote fraud, the electorate in an amazing series of events across critical “swing states” rejected the message/promise of Romney/Ryan. I suspect that it is the same psychology that elected FDR over and over again.
People want the Mommy Party and right now they don’t trust the Daddy Party to save and protect them. Look at Nevada where voters went with Heller while rejecting R/R. http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2012/nov/06/berkley-heller-battle-expected-be-closest-night/
How is it he lost all the close races?
Seriously, we are soooooo screwed. It's Rome all over again.
Thanks for the ping!