Tuesday, November 02, 2010

'years of lightning, day of drums': the epitaph of obama's political career

nov 2nd, 2010

fair to say he will be a one-term, lame-duck president here on out? 

i don't know if it's racism or fury at being bamboozled by a pied piper, but anyway obama has united a lot of americans in one sentiment: they do not like him.

nov 2nd, obama's day of reckoning. the day the One will be reduced to the Zero. 
 seldom has sentiment changed so quickly


Inferno said...

all the 3 post-world war presidents who lost congress mid way into their 1st term have won a 2nd term... something to do with mood cycle

san said...

You can get a good laugh watching Glenn Beck & Co gleefully celebrating the complete rout the Republicans have inflicted upon the Democrats:


san said...

Meanwhile, Rush predicts that the ever ambitious Clintons will now pounce on Obama in this moment of weakness:


Will this electoral debacle lead to a new round of fratricidal blood-letting among Democrats?

nizhal yoddha said...

bill clinton did say that hillary will be a candidate -- diplomatically to avoid the impression that obama is a 1-termer -- in 2016. she'll be, what, 80? then?

nizhal yoddha said...

inferno, are you sure of that data? here's the economist's chart on midterms. war presidents if i remember correctly: johnson (lost), bush sr (lost), bush jr (won).

economist chart: http://www.economist.com/blogs/dailychart/2010/11/daily_chart&fsrc=nwl