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It's Always the Economy

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Submitted by Barry Black (United States), May 3, 2011 at 17:25

Remember, George Bush I also enjoyed a surge in the polls after the first Gulf War only to lose to Clinton in the subsequent presidential election. The main stream Democrats were so sure of Bush winning a second term that they put up Clinton as a sacrificial candidate forgetting that it's always the economy. And Obama knows that as do his prospective adversaries.

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