Join Us at 9:30: US and Louisiana Politics
In 2008, Barack Obama was the first Democrat in 16 years to win both sexes, carrying women by 13 points and men by one point, for a 12-point gap. In 2012, Obama won re-election with an 11-point margin among women and losing men by 7 points, for an 18-point gap.
Before the election, if I had told you that 77 percent of voters had a negative attitude on the economy and that Mitt Romney would beat Barack Obama by 22 points among those voters, you'd think Romney would easily win the election.
“The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results” Albert Einstein
It has always been said that in polite company one should never talk about politics or religion. Today, let's do both.
Four years ago, the card carrying members of the liberal news media were overjoyed at the election of Barack Obama as President. In the process, they abandoned any pretext of fair and balanced reporting.
In 2008, America, frustrated with a seemingly endless war in Iraq, military action in Afghanistan and Pakistan, and a faltering economy, turned to the most unlikely of presidential candidates, one with little government experience and a much different view of American’s role in the world.
He said it, but did he mean it?
“If you were successful, somebody along the line gave you some help. There was a great teacher somewhere in your life. Somebody helped to create this unbelievable American system that we have that allowed you to thrive. Somebody invested in roads and bridges. If you’ve got a business, you didn’t build that. Somebody else made that happen.” (President Barack Obama as quoted by the Washington Post, July 18, 2012.)