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Old 11-10-2012, 05:13 PM
 
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Maybe you were in a coma Tuesday but the American people overwhelmingly voted for Obama....In 2000 Bush got less overall votes and was selected President and called that a mandate.
They did not "overwhelmingly" vote for Obama. What the hell are you talking about? Nearly HALF of the people voting wanted Romney, not Obama.

Um, Obama got less votes in 2012 than he did in 2008, so what's your point?
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Old 11-10-2012, 06:07 PM
 
Location: 500 miles from home
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They did not "overwhelmingly" vote for Obama. What the hell are you talking about? Nearly HALF of the people voting wanted Romney, not Obama.

Um, Obama got less votes in 2012 than he did in 2008, so what's your point?
Yes, this is the big Republican talking point now; glad to see you've been doing your homework watching Fox.

Guess what? He still got more than your candidate!

Your candidate FAILED to adequately demonstrate to the American Public (and the world) that he can be a leader. He failed to sell himself and his policies. He couldn't even garner the vote in his home state.

Pathetic.
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Old 11-10-2012, 06:21 PM
 
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Yes, this is the big Republican talking point now; glad to see you've been doing your homework watching Fox.

Guess what? He still got more than your candidate!

Your candidate FAILED to adequately demonstrate to the American Public (and the world) that he can be a leader. He failed to sell himself and his policies. He couldn't even garner the vote in his home state.

Pathetic.
There was a small margin between the Obama votes and Romney votes, so just about HALF of Americans who voted did not want Obama. And Bush got more votes in 2004 than Obama got in 2012.
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Old 11-10-2012, 06:25 PM
 
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There was a small margin between the Obama votes and Romney votes, so just about HALF of Americans who voted did not want Obama. And Bush got more votes in 2004 than Obama got in 2012.
What exactly IS your point here?

President Obama WON. I know you would like it to be otherwise ~ but it is not.

Get over it and move on.
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Old 11-10-2012, 06:28 PM
 
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What exactly IS your point here?

President Obama WON. I know you would like it to be otherwise ~ but it is not.

Get over it and move on.
Just responding to your post. You guys seem to be the ones who can't get over it. Your candidate WON the election and you keep going on and on about Romney. Why?
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Old 11-10-2012, 06:28 PM
 
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There was a small margin between the Obama votes and Romney votes, so just about HALF of Americans who voted did not want Obama. And Bush got more votes in 2004 than Obama got in 2012.
What I found astonishing is that everyone said that no president has been re elected with the economy this bad. And yet Obama was re elected when everyone thought he would lose. It doesn't matter what the margin was Romney should have been a shoe in.
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Old 11-10-2012, 06:29 PM
 
Location: Home, Home on the Front Range
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They did not "overwhelmingly" vote for Obama. What the hell are you talking about? Nearly HALF of the people voting wanted Romney, not Obama.

Um, Obama got less votes in 2012 than he did in 2008, so what's your point?
It was still enough to beat your candidate, so what's yours?

More people want the President to continue the work he started in 2008 than wanted a return to Bush-era policies.
Clearly, some large number of people do want to move forward.
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Old 11-10-2012, 06:30 PM
 
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It was still enough to beat your candidate, so what's yours?

More people want the President to continue the work he started in 2008 than wanted a return to Bush-era policies.
Clearly, some large number of people do want to move forward.
I think they want revenge, not to move "foward." As I said before, they are too dumb to realize they voted to destroy our country.
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Old 11-10-2012, 06:36 PM
 
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Selective hearing? Only W claimed to have wanted to work for all:

From Barack Obama's 2008 acceptance speech:

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And to those Americans whose support I have yet to earn - I may not have won your vote, but I hear your voices, I need your help, and I will be your president too.
But anyway, it doesn't matter, I see you've sunk down to calling people "dumb" now.
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Old 11-10-2012, 06:40 PM
 
Location: Home, Home on the Front Range
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I think they want revenge, not to move "foward." As I said before, they are too dumb to realize they voted to destroy our country.
Why do you feel the need to attribute only negative motives to your fellow Americans?

I cannot imagine what it must be like living in such fear of one's neighbors each and every day.
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