Why didn't George HW Bush win re-election in 1992

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    still a head-scratcher to me
     
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    Because the public chose Clinton instead.
     
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    He had too many scandals such as Iran-Contra. The guy won a war and could not get re elected!!!!
     
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    Ross Perot split the GOP vote.
     
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    He split the vote, period.

    He gained voters from both parties.
     
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    George H.W. Bush said "No new taxes". Then he was manipulated by the democrats who put him in the position of having new taxes. Clinton on the other hand was cool, he could play the sax, he felt our pain.
     
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    read my lips
     
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    It's the economy stupid
     
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    Iran Contra? :confused:
     

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