The Republicans, Barack Obama, And The 2016, NOT 2012, Presidential Election! | The Progressive Professor
All of America is focused on the 2012 Presidential Election, as the Republicans compete over who should oppose President Barack Obama for re-election. There are a lot of people who seem to think that Barack Obama will be easy to defeat, because of the high unemployment rate, which will be the highest for a President running for re-election since the time of Franklin D. Roosevelt. But these are not ordinary times, and the thought that Barack Obama is going down the road of Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, and George H. W. Bush is a false premise! Remember that Ford, Carter and Bush I all had strong primary challenges, with Ford having to deal with Ronald Reagan, Carter with Ted Kennedy and Jerry Brown, and Bush I with Pat Buchanan in the primaries and Ross Perot in the general election. Also remember that none of those three Presidents had a record of domestic accomplishments that Barack Obama has! Also remember that none of those three had the charisma or oratorical ability of