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    Frustrated liberals want more from Obama [W:299]

    "Associated Press By STEVE PEOPLES | Associated Press – 13 hrs ago"

    "They are trying to be hopeful, but the Democratic Party's most passionate voters are struggling to hide their frustration with President Barack Obama."

    Frustrated liberals want more from Obama - Yahoo! News


    I think many had Hoped Obama was the lesser of two evils last time, I wonder how that Hope will work this time?
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    re: Frustrated liberals want more from Obama [W:299]

    I am keeping my powder dry until around Aug/Sep time frame.....


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    re: Frustrated liberals want more from Obama [W:299]

    Quote Originally Posted by Snake_Plissken View Post
    "Associated Press By STEVE PEOPLES | Associated Press – 13 hrs ago"

    "They are trying to be hopeful, but the Democratic Party's most passionate voters are struggling to hide their frustration with President Barack Obama."

    Frustrated liberals want more from Obama - Yahoo! News


    I think many had Hoped Obama was the lesser of two evils last time, I wonder how that Hope will work this time?
    Same way it did last time. Obama is more liberal than Romney.
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    re: Frustrated liberals want more from Obama [W:299]

    Regardless their frustration with Obama, the progressives will vote for him. They've got nobody else to vote for. So all the points in the article are meaningless. I mean, okay...they won't give him money. Big deal. He doesn't need their money this time around.

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    re: Frustrated liberals want more from Obama [W:299]

    Quote Originally Posted by Mycroft View Post
    Regardless their frustration with Obama, the progressives will vote for him. They've got nobody else to vote for. So all the points in the article are meaningless. I mean, okay...they won't give him money. Big deal. He doesn't need their money this time around.

    I predict this election will have more in common with the 2010 election than the 2008 election.
    The true progressives, far left and staunch Obama supporters are going to vote for him no matter what. The people who we need to watch out for are moderates and everyday citizens who are paying an arm and a leg for gas and groceries and/or have been out of work for awhile. These people are going to look at their current situation and ask themselves if they're better off than they were 4 years ago and if not, it's time for a change. Doesn't matter if that change would have been Cain, Santorum, Paul, or Gingrich, they still want a change and I believe they'll vote in hopes that a new guy will improve their circumstances.

    I think we will see a drop in progressive/democrat voter turnout and a slight increase in Republican turnout, giving Romney the edge. So yes, Mycroft, VERY much like the 2010 election.

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    re: Frustrated liberals want more from Obama [W:299]

    Obama has a weird problem. The left doesn't think he is liberal enough and the right thinks that he is the biggest socialist in history of mankind.

    The man can't win.

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    re: Frustrated liberals want more from Obama [W:299]

    Quote Originally Posted by rcart76 View Post
    Obama has a weird problem. The left doesn't think he is liberal enough and the right thinks that he is the biggest socialist in history of mankind.

    The man can't win.
    I disagree, I think the left thinks he's too liberal. However, a February gallup poll shows that the left thinks Obama is just about right, proving both of us wrong on that point. Half Say Obama Too Liberal, but 47% Agree With Him on Issues

    You have to remember though, the Democratic platform of today is further left from the Democratic platform of 100, 50, or even 25 years ago. Same with the Republican platform. We've all been slowly migrating left while there are those like myself who see that migration and want both parties to return to their original beliefs, focusing on the foundations of this country that made it great.

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    re: Frustrated liberals want more from Obama [W:299]

    What do partisan liberals want him to do? I don't know what they want.

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    re: Frustrated liberals want more from Obama [W:299]

    Quote Originally Posted by rcart76 View Post
    Obama has a weird problem. The left doesn't think he is liberal enough and the right thinks that he is the biggest socialist in history of mankind.

    The man can't win.
    Well, he can't "win" because he set himself up for absolute failure on the campaign trail against McCain. Virtually everything the Left bitched about under Bush has been ignored by the Left under Obama, despite Obama leading the criticism for years. Liberals have proven to be extremely forgiving about what they believe in. And now that "Hope and Change" didn't really mean anything, Obama fans simply pretend that the struggle for Universal Health Care and gays in the military was all that ever matterred. The illusion goes on. It's the same crap that labeled Kennedy's White House, "Camelot."

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