He was able to mask most of what he is thanks to his practice at it from the age of about 13 as he states in his book, and what did get out was overlooked/disregarded by the electorate due to the same type of "certain sound bits that pump the left up" just as you attribute to Palin. "His failure of leadership" is partly due to the radicals that he has surrounded himself with, that reflect his true mindset, and his unveiling of the real PBO once he got in office, trying to be the man his father never was. But it's also due to his fundamentally flawed viewpoint towards the Constitution and due process of law.
If you really believe that "the nation is much better off today than it was when he took office" , then there is "no debating" with you. A "C"? Only if one thinks the alphabet starts with "Z"!
The People may have taken the shovel out of PBO's hands for now and "stopped the digging", but keeping him in office in 2012 will be like putting him in a track hoe and there's no telling what damage he could do with that.
I don't think you'd recognize this country in 2016 and "the shining city" definitely wouldn't be on the hill anymore.
Last edited by BrianW; 11-22-2010 at 08:25 AM.
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