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Democrats Face Unfair
Fight in Midterms

National Journal, by Charlie Cook

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Posted By:Toledo, 6/24/2014 9:34:13 AM

Generally speaking, the further into a U.S. president’s tenure in office one gets, the less volatility there is in that president’s job-approval rating. It’s pretty logical that 1,979 days into Barack Obama’s presidency, the number of people most inclined to approve of his performance has stabilized, as has the number of those disposed to disapprove of him. Given that Obama tends to evoke particularly strong emotions with bedrock supporters and equally adamant opponents, arguably more people than usual have locked in their opinions. And those who are undecided by this point are the folks who have pretty much checked out of

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Carolina Kat, 6/24/2014 9:43:12 AM     (No. 9897687)

Wrong in the first graf - Obama´s numbers are still falling. Gallup has him below Bush and Carter. Worst President in history.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Country Boy, 6/24/2014 9:51:38 AM     (No. 9897693)

Yes but the Dems own the trump card called Voter Fraud.

I´ll believe a Rep landslide when I see it.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mitzi, 6/24/2014 9:56:36 AM     (No. 9897699)

What´s unfair? That they were all Obama apologists and are now paying for it? That seems fair to me. Actually - that seems like justice.

There´s an old saying: All´s fair in love, war and politics.


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Reply 4 - Posted by: smak90, 6/24/2014 10:11:01 AM     (No. 9897718)

Can you ever imagine seeing a headline that says: "Republicans Face Unfair
Fight in Midterms"? I didn´t think so.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: farmwife, 6/24/2014 10:32:02 AM     (No. 9897755)

For Democrats life is just so unfair. It´s not fair that their ´vote Democrat no matter what´ people can´t bestir themselves to go to the polls in the midterms. It´s also unfair that some people are waking up to the fact that Democrats are ruining the country.

But we have to earn this. They will pull every dirty trick in the book to keep their power. This will not fall into our laps, we will have to fight every step of the way. We will need and army of poll watchers. And people to watch the counters.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: M2, 6/24/2014 11:00:31 AM     (No. 9897786)

I couldn´t wait to read why this is "unfair" to Democrats.

Those who seem to think that this election is a fair fight, taking place on a level playing field, are badly mistaken.

No. No one is "mistaken" because fairness or unfairness has nothing to do with Democrats´ chances in the upcoming midterms. What has everything to do with Democrats´ chances are the actions and behavior of this POTUS, his Agencies, and his Party during the years he has been in office.

There is no "unfairness" here. Republicans have won the right by default to clobber Democrats in the midterms due to the utter disasters this POTUS has inflicted on our economy, our foreign policy, our laws, our national security and our liberties.

When the GOP wins, and it will win big, it will be a fair and square win. Democrats have no one to blame except Barack Obama. That´s fair.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: M2, 6/24/2014 11:03:25 AM     (No. 9897794)

I can´t believe my grammatical error. Ignore.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Paul Revere, 6/24/2014 12:23:46 PM     (No. 9897933)

Boo-freakin´-hoo!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 6/24/2014 8:45:27 PM     (No. 9898462)

"Unfair" ?

Unfair is when the Dems passed the ACA.

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