Yes Virginia, there is a Santa Claus …
A majority of Americans expect Barack Obama is be a one term President. In a recent ABC-Washington Post poll, only 37% believe that Obama will be reelected in 2012, while 55% expect “The One” to be a one termer.What is most damning in this poll is that only 36% of Independents think he will win reelection, while 54% expect a GOP candidate to win. How bad is it for Obama when only 58% of Democrats expect Obama to win in 2012?
Just 37 percent in a new ABC News/Washington Post poll say they expect Obama to win re-election in November 2012; 55 percent instead expect the eventual Republican nominee to win. ABC’s George Stephanopoulos is asking the president about that result in an interview today.
It’s a challenging finding for the president because expectations can fuel voter enthusiasm – precisely the ingredient that led the GOP to its broad success in the 2010 midterms, when charged-up conservatives turned out while dispirited Democrats stayed home.
It does not take a brain surgeon, only a nonpartisan Obama supporter, to figure out that “We the People” are not better off today than we were before Barack Obama took office.Talk about desperation, Obama is calling himself the underdog in 2012. Please, Obama has the strength of the Presidency, the White House and the liberal MSM. Talk about setting the bar low. Then again, we should be used to it from the 9.1% unemployment, record deficit, record budget and record food stamp President.
President Obama said he will “absolutely” be the underdog in the 2012 election and admitted Americans are “not better off” than they were four years ago in an interview with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos on Tuesday.
“I think what we’ve seen is we’ve made steady progress to help the economy,” the president said, but the unemployment rate, currently at over 9 percent, remains “way too high.” He said his American Jobs Act will give “more consumers more confidence” and lead to much-needed economic growth.
As Weasil Zippers stated, who know that we could get a tingly feeling running up our leg, but the words Obama and one term in the same senstence certainly make that a reality.
Underdog? With all due respect Mr. President, you are not an underdog … you are a President who the American people have rejected soundly. Your economic policies have made matters worse, not better. Your big government, over regulations and green jobs efforts have failed miserably. You stated that you would reach across the aisle and have done nothing of the sort. At this point, even Democrats at looking to distance themselves from you.