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October 31, 2013


Obama Takes On Water

First Read: "For his entire presidency, he had been able to float above much of the dissatisfaction with Washington, as well as the unhappiness with the state of the economy. (Perhaps the public kept holding out hope that the candidate many fell in love with in 2008 would eventually change Washington.) But that's no longer the case. The NBC/WSJ pollsters argue that no single reason explains Obama's lower poll standing. Rather, they attribute it to the accumulation of setbacks since the summer -- allegations of spying by the National Security Agency, the debate over Syria's chemical weapons, the government shutdown and now intense scrutiny over the problems associated with the health-care law's federal website and its overall implementation. At some point, a boat can't keep accumulating water -- or it starts to sink. And that's what is happening with Obama right now."












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