January 17, 2010

Political Memo - Massachusetts Election Tests Democrats’ Staying Power - NYTimes.com

Political Memo - Massachusetts Election Tests Democrats’ Staying Power - NYTimes.com:

Win or lose in the special election in Massachusetts on Tuesday, nationally, the Democrats are in deep trouble because TeamObama has made promises that the country cannot financially afford to keep.

Looking at the huge support of candidate Scott Brown in the various polls among likely voters, it's clear that middle-of-the-road Americans do not agree with TeamObama's national agenda.

Whether Brown wins or loses in MA, large numbers of voters will have sent a strong message that they are not pleased with the direction left-wing Washington leadership is taking the country.
"...But most ominously for Democrats contemplating the midterm elections, the battle here suggests an emerging dangerous dynamic: that Mr. Obama has energized Republican activists who think he has overstepped with health care and the economic stimulus, while demoralizing Democrats who think he has not lived up to his promise."
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