Obama will win re-election in 2012 by default

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    Nobody in the GOP field is breaking out - and most of them have huge negatives of their own.

    People will vote for the incumbant because it is safe.
     
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    Still a long way out to make any sort of stupid assumption such as this
     
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    Power ofthe Incumbancy.

    Worked for Nixon big-time in 1972.

    You would have thought he didnt stand a chance from the anti-war protesters.

    Won 49 out of 50 states.
     
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    Yeah. He's got a $1 billion in his warchest and no serious contender has gotten in the ring yet because, as you mentioned, their negatives are astronomical or they only appeal to the extreme-right, base.
     
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    Incumbants have to really suck to not win re-election - like Carter ............................

    Bush Sr did not suck - not sure why he lost.........................
     
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    Safe?

    :lol:

    GHW Bush lost to Clinton coming off approvals in the nineties. Couple that with Obama is NOT very popular, the economy is and will still be in the tank, 45,000,000+ unemployed, inflation and possible stagflation, Obamacare and record debt....

    Nah, Obama is in trouble.... re: 11/02/2010
     
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    "Read my lips... no new taxes"

    That's why he lost.
     
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    Ross Perot is why Bush lost. Unless there is some rediculously popular third party candidate that is going to siphon votes from Obama then that isnt a good example.
     
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    Churchill got voted out of office in 1946..........

    I thought Bush Sr deserved another term........................................

    Public got duped with Clinton - just like they got duped by Carter and Obama............................................
     
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