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Nearly 8-in-10 Americans now see country on the wrong track
IBD ^ | October 12, 2011 | Andrew Malcom Polital News & Commentary

Posted on 10/12/2011 4:57:48 PM PDT by Kaslin

Somehow, 16% of likely American voters still believe the country is doing swell.

Rescue teams are out looking for them right now.

Sixteen percent is not much of a political base for President Obama to build a 2012 reelection campaign on. In fact, the right track number is down two more points just since last week and down 16 points since last October.

Things could be worse. It could be 14% happy folks as it was back in August when times were so tough for millions of Americans that the president delayed his newest job creation program a month to take an island vacation.

The Democrat has 391 days left to convince nearly eight-out-of-ten wrong-track-believing U.S. voters that 9.1% unemployment, nearly zero economic growth and a national debt still ballooning despite all those rancorous negotiations last summer are not as bad as they seem to most sentient beings.

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1 posted on 10/12/2011 4:57:52 PM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

President Romney will switch the nation to a different “track” but the train will be going in the same direction and the new track is just a siding may even be an express siding that will get this engine past the Republican cows on the tracks that the kenyan would have to stop for. The new track/siding will rejoin the main road in 2016 when the socialist Romney is replaced by a real Democrat socialist who is abler than the present occupant of the White house.

2 posted on 10/12/2011 6:25:32 PM PDT by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's "Economics In One Lesson.")
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