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Six-Year Itch Plagues
Presidents in Midterms

National Journal, by Charlie Cook

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 1/7/2014 1:30:44 PM

It is as certain as the sun coming up in the morning. Whenever I (or any other political analyst) begin to describe potential dynamics in an upcoming election cycle by citing historical patterns and tendencies, “the look” appears. With some it is eye-rolling. Others shake their heads or suddenly just look bored. But it almost always happens. For example, looking ahead to the 2014 midterm elections, the pattern of second-term, midterm elections shows significant losses for the party in the White House. These losses have occurred in five out of six such elections since the end of World War II,

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Reply 1 - Posted by: civilservant, 1/7/2014 2:38:14 PM     (No. 9683265)

And the itch is worse even when one consorts with syphillitic w hores. Which is the preferred consort of the Progs.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: jackburton, 1/7/2014 2:58:59 PM     (No. 9683289)

Democrats could save themselves a lot of problems by never serving more than 4 years.

That what ole Jack Burton recommends.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: banditsdad, 1/7/2014 3:18:49 PM     (No. 9683313)

Just more fluff and puff for the won by the msm.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: lostinmassachusetts, 1/7/2014 3:33:05 PM     (No. 9683326)

Here´s hoping it´s fatal.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: mitzi, 1/7/2014 3:35:27 PM     (No. 9683330)

Six-year itch? All this time, I thought he had cooties!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Lt.Mom, 1/7/2014 6:16:29 PM     (No. 9683475)

The cure is a conservative Republican victory in 2014 and 2016. We would all feel better.

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