Re: Honestly, I can't wait for November because I'm so tired of the "percentages"!August 31 2010 at 9:22 AM
Response to Honestly, I can't wait for November because I'm so tired of the "percentages"!
"I guess I'm saying that if you are progressive in any way but you are not happy with Obama, there is no way that person is going to suddenly vote for a conservative, or even stay home."
Vote for a Republican? Probably not. Stay home? A serious possibility, especially for black voters who came out primarily because Obama was on the ticket in 2008. The independents by and large elected Obama, and right now they seem pretty disenchanted with the Dems, and they will make a difference. I think people lose sight of the fact that Obama won with only 53% of the vote, not exactly a landslide or a mandate. It just takes a sway of independents in the other direction to change that.