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President Obama's Second Term

  1. gmwilliams profile image82
    gmwilliamsposted 4 years ago

    Why do you think that President Obama will win this election?

    1. Josak profile image59
      Josakposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Because things are getting better. The polls are pretty clear.

      1. Repairguy47 profile image60
        Repairguy47posted 4 years ago in reply to this

        Better? The polls are clear and Obama loses.

        1. Mighty Mom profile image91
          Mighty Momposted 4 years ago in reply to this

          Link, please.
          Only poll that shows Romney leading is Rassmussen.

        2. Josak profile image59
          Josakposted 4 years ago in reply to this

          As I said money where your mouth is $25 says Obama wins. At the moment he is leading by about 125 electoral college votes.

    2. Quilligrapher profile image89
      Quilligrapherposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Because he is going to win the most Electoral College votes. Duh? big_smile
      http://s2.hubimg.com/u/6919429.jpg

      1. Mighty Mom profile image91
        Mighty Momposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        http://electoral-vote.com

        Today's electoral vote count.
        With a tidal wave of new segments of the leaked fundraiser tape coming out.
        It will get worse for Romney.

        1. Quilligrapher profile image89
          Quilligrapherposted 4 years ago in reply to this

          tyvm
          http://s2.hubimg.com/u/6919429.jpg

    3. habee profile image90
      habeeposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Because he'll get the most votes from women, minorities, unions, and those dreaded uber educated liberals. lol Jest us dum folks is a-votin' fer Mitt.

      Sorry about the missing umlaut. Or is it diaeresis? I always get those two confused.

      1. Josak profile image59
        Josakposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        Sorry if my comment came off as offensive, it's just factual, according to the Pew typology research from 2011 anyway.

        *narcissistically assuming the comment was aimed at me tongue *

        1. habee profile image90
          habeeposted 4 years ago in reply to this

          Ha! I had to go back and read your comment to see what you were talking about! No, I know liberaldom includes more college-educated individuals. Not all moderate conservatives are ignorant, however. I'll bet there might even be a few on the FAR right who are pretty smart, along with a few on the far left who aren't.

          I'm not offended, Josak. Many people think all southerners fit the stereotype, though - uneducated, toothless, cousin-marrying rednecks. lol

          1. Josak profile image59
            Josakposted 4 years ago in reply to this

            Oh good, it occurred to me afterwards that it might come off that way.

    4. rhamson profile image75
      rhamsonposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      I don't know if he will win but if he does I believe it will because the independents usually decide the vote anymore. They are not easily swayed by the rhetoric and gut appealing missquotes that the party politic feed into.

  2. Shanna11 profile image92
    Shanna11posted 4 years ago

    Because a lot of people are dependent on his more lenient policies regarding healthcare, food stamps, etc. Why vote for the guy who wants to tighten things up and make it harder for you to get things for free?

    Mitt Romney also has a decided lack of eloquence and likability. He has the charm of roadkill and he's too straight-laced. He's a bit self conscious, I think. Obama is personable and for the majority of uneducated voters, that's a lot of what they see and plays a considerable role in who to vote for.

    Just some random thoughts.

    1. Mighty Mom profile image91
      Mighty Momposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      And let's not forget the educated voters.
      smile
      Likability means nothing.
      We  look at the many independent sources that refute Romney's policies and conclude Romney would be disastrous for our country.

    2. Josak profile image59
      Josakposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Obama gets the vast majority of the educated vote. Liberals are almost twice as likely to have   college education.

      1. kathleenkat profile image89
        kathleenkatposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        Under what basis do you draw that conclusion?

        Perhaps I am the exception, but I am not liberal, and happen to have two college degrees, plus a nice n' shiny high school diploma. The notion that people who don't vote for Obama are stupid is one I am really getting sick of seeing, even on HubPages.

        Don't get me wrong, I'm not a Romney supporter. But I am by no means liberal (I can thank my education for that, actually).

        1. Josak profile image59
          Josakposted 4 years ago in reply to this

          Same as I said above, it's statistics, I only posted it because someone claimed the opposite. The Pew Typography research of 2011 covers it, it's remained pretty consistently that way since their first one in the early 90s I believe, college graduates vote liberal which conservatives will say is because they are brainwashed by socialist professors and I will claim is simply because they are more widely read and educated etc. it's not meant as a specific comment on anyone just the valid maths, I am certainly not trying to insult your intelligence.

          1. habee profile image90
            habeeposted 4 years ago in reply to this

            What about those who are fiscal conservatives but social liberals?

            1. Josak profile image59
              Josakposted 4 years ago in reply to this

              Good question, not sure. I imagine that would significantly reduce the difference but I am just guessing. Apparently Democrat economists outnumber Republican economists by about 8 to 1 though so IDK.

            2. kathleenkat profile image89
              kathleenkatposted 4 years ago in reply to this

              Perhaps they go to trade school smile

              1. habee profile image90
                habeeposted 4 years ago in reply to this

                lol No, this one actually has a college degree.

    3. prettydarkhorse profile image64
      prettydarkhorseposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Uneducated voters, high school graduates, elementary graduates? What is uneducated?

      Although Romney is not a bad man, he can't feel what the common people are experiencing.

 
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