“Just as BP’s failure to cap the well has been so damaging, Obama’s failure to cap unemployment will be his undoing. There is nothing he can do to affect the jobless rate before November.”
“The bottom line here is that Americans don’t believe in President Obama’s leadership,” says Rob Shapiro, another former Clinton official and a supporter of Mr Obama. “He has to find some way between now and November of demonstrating that he is a leader who can command confidence and, short of a 9/11 event or an Oklahoma City bombing, I can’t think of how he could do that.”
The above quotes are from the Financial Times. It seems President Obama is the gift that keeps on giving. He is now facing a major credibility crisis- no one believes him. He is the best thing to happen to the Republican Party. With his poll numbers so low, it is amazing Pat Quinn and Joe Berrios even bother to mention him or use his name in their campaign literature and email blasts.
The article cites various sources claiming Republicans may sweep the House and the Senate. Democratic sources. There is fear and loathing throughout the land. There is fear and despair in the Democratic party. Even Democratic governors are angry.
Like the old Pogo cartoon- they have seen the enemy and it is them. Read more>
With the Democrats credibility shot, Republicans have a real opportunity to sweep in Illinois and Cook County. We have fielded candidates who will be an alternative to the corrupt and unethical practices of the Democrats. This election is not about hope and change. It is about despair and alternatives. Illinois, like the rest of the nation is in a state of despair. The Republican Party is the alternative. We are here. The time is now. Vote like this is the most important election in your life.