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Obama, the Virtual Challenger
National Review Online, by Victor Davis Hanson

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Posted By:supersid, 11/5/2012 7:19:51 AM

In these last days of the race, Obama counts on the news of Sandy turning attention away from Romney’s October momentum, to photo-ops of himself in a monogrammed bomber jacket trying to look presidential. The more Benghazi creeps into the news, the stranger the silence from the Obama administration. But the real story is that almost all of the hope of 2008 has ended in the fear and loathing of 2012.

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Obama running as the challenger, talking about what he wants to do f he wins.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: planetgeo, 11/5/2012 7:49:24 AM     (No. 8988769)

Perpetual campaigners like Obama never govern. They just keep evangelizing about all the great things they would do if they weren't burdened with all the dumb, ineffective things they had already done.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: spahrkl, 11/5/2012 8:08:58 AM     (No. 8988812)

sandy is a visual and actual verification of how Obama has left our government and the reputation of our country. An absolute mess!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Pepper Tree, 11/5/2012 9:24:24 AM     (No. 8989023)

Obama's final theme is, revenge. Dark, skulking, plotting, get-even revenge.

Nice campaign slogan you have there, Barry. Sounds like something your wife and Valerie came up with. Maybe they'll spray paint it on the walls of the West Wing on their way out.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: kanphil, 11/5/2012 10:49:59 AM     (No. 8989293)

VDH once again writes as we all wish we could and says what we all feel. It is enormously frustrating to think that half the voters in the USA may vote for the fraud in the White House.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: bighambone, 11/5/2012 11:13:35 AM     (No. 8989374)

Tomorrow we will see if the majority of the American electorate is as dumb as the Obama crew and a lot of the liberal Democrats believe.

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