Yesterday, after the midterm election results, some Republican spokesman or another whose name escapes me at the moment made an observation very like unto the paraphrased-from-memory following:
"We must remember that this is a condemnation of the policies of Obama and the Democrat Party. It is not a mandate for us."
And I thought, "Great, finally the Reublicans are starting to get it."
Somewhat later yesterday, I saw this quote, from a comedian whose name also presently escapes me:
"President Obama listed his accomplishments in office on Urban Radio Tuesday. No one gives him enough credit. Barack Obama took something that was in terrible shape and brought it back from the brink of disaster ... and that something was the Republican Party."
This morning, I read this STRATFOR report on how the world looks at Barack Obama after the US midterm election, and reflected that the rest of the world has about as poor a view of Obama as many of us here in the US do. And then came the link to the Obama inflatable love doll on sale in China, and I figured it for a pretty clear sign of the failure of the Obama presidency. (Did you know the Chinese call him Maobama?)
And then, just a few minutes ago, I saw this Rasmussen poll, which found that when "likely GOP Primary voters" were asked who they would vote for if the Republican primary were held today, the three leading contenders were Mitt Romney, Mike Huckabee, and Sarah Palin.
Yeah, you read that right. Romney, Huckabee, and Palin.
This is when I realized that there is one power left on Earth that has both the apparent will and the clear ability to save Barack Obama's failed Presidency and give him a second term in the White House. And that power is the Republican Party.
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