Here we are, 365 days and counting. Yesterday, Sunday, was exactly one year before the big vote in November 2012.
And everywhere you turn the voices of gloom and doom and booming: It’s an uphill road for Barack Obama. No president in memory has faced a more impossible task of winning reelection. In fact, Obama is already toast. There is no way he will win a second term.
To which I say: NONSENSE!! This is NUTS!!
First off, a year is an eternity in politics. We don’t know, a year from now, what the issues will be, what will be happening on the economy or in the Middle East, and – most importantly, we don’t know who the Republican candidate will be.
Sure, Obama may be vulnerable. Every incumbent for every office is. But Republicans can’t beat him with nobody. And, so far, there are only a bunch of clowns running for the Republican nomination. And Mitt Romney, their most serious candidate, is the most boring man on the planet.
And besides, the election of 2012 will not be a referendum on Obama. It will be a choice for the American people: a choice between going forward with Obama or going backward with the GOP.
That’s why I’m convinced: not only CAN Barack Obama win reelection, he WILL win reelection.
That’s my parting shot for today.