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Re: Obama and Public Financing

By on 6.20.08 | 5:29PM

Stacy, you are back in your alternate universe again. In this universe, a popular vote majority is not required to become president, Bill Clinton served two terms as president because he got more votes than his Republican opponents, and you'll never find me characterizing "Clinton as an overwhelming electoral juggernaut." George W. Bush has amply proven that you don't have to be an electoral juggernaut to beat your political opponents.

Of course Clinton "inspired the opposition to historic success," but that didn't include success in booting him out of office. The possibility that Obama might do the same is a pretty good argument for the Obamacons. Like anti-Clinton sentiment, anti-Obama sentiment can only take you so far.

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