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Obama, a lame duck for 33 months?
CNN, by David Gergen

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Posted By:StormCnter, 5/4/2014 4:46:05 AM

Coming home from Asia, Barack Obama is obviously going through another rough patch in his presidency. But this time, it could be more dangerous: He is perilously close to becoming a lame duck 33 months before he leaves office. That is bad for him, bad for the country and bad for the world. The second term of a presidency often follows an arc. As Lyndon Johnson told his aides after his landslide victory in 1964, you´ve got about a year to get things done at home. And second-term presidents have often seized on those early months for domestic accomplishments. After that,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Wetlandz, 5/4/2014 6:32:24 AM     (No. 9835608)

It´s nice to see Rodham Gergen a little worried. I wish Hillary would get back in the public eye so that reality would crash those lofty expectations. By staying away idiot Dems are clamoring for her, old trick but works every time.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: StormCnter, 5/4/2014 6:36:39 AM     (No. 9835611)

Oh, if she wants to run, Hillary will have to come out. In 2008, she was still receiving media deference and protection. Now, it´s different. She´s not stupid, she knows there won´t be any "pretty in pink", clear-the-air episodes ever again. This is only one of the reasons why I don´t believe she will actually run in 2016.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: WhamDBambam, 5/4/2014 6:41:43 AM     (No. 9835615)

If you think our MFM will handle Hillary! with anything other that kid gloves, you´re ignoring history and blinking reality.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: StormCnter, 5/4/2014 6:44:32 AM     (No. 9835617)

She won´t risk it, #3.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: chance_232, 5/4/2014 8:04:56 AM     (No. 9835698)

Oh she will risk it, unless a more attractive candidate to the press comes forward. Ultimately, Benghazi etc etc all end up at the feet of Obama. He is and was the president and CIC. He is responsible. Come 2016, Hillary will say "that´s old news" and I was doing the presidents bidding. Its his fault. If push comes to shove, the Clintons will bury Obama to save themselves and the democrat party.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: eoddad, 5/4/2014 9:15:31 AM     (No. 9835766)

This article is riddled with nonsense, like Republicans are obstructionist. Everything Obama has done has been bad for the country are the Republicans supposed to support it to be Bipartisan. Gergan has always built his principles on good polling and he sees the wind flag sock blowing in a different direction these days. Weasel.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 5/4/2014 10:18:17 AM     (No. 9835846)

He´s been a non-ambulatory duck since Jan 2009.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Britvah1, 5/4/2014 11:49:14 AM     (No. 9835934)

What a blithering ass this Gergen is. Calling Obama one of the brightest men ever to occupy the office. If the falsehood of that statement isn´t apparent to him by now, he is beyond redemption.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: stablemoney, 5/4/2014 12:06:23 PM     (No. 9835964)

Obama is a lame duck, which is good news to be celebrated by this country, because Obama will be able to less ruin. But don´t think there are not reprehensible acts coming from this president, like opening up the prisons and freeing the felons among us, submission to Iran, in your face election frauds, democrat slush funds, and spenditall vacations.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: woofwoofwoof, 5/4/2014 1:49:07 PM     (No. 9836093)

He´s been a tea-smoked duck since his high school daze.

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