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Only 8 Short Days to Go Until the Election
|| Only 8 Short Days to Go Until the Election
|Don't forget! If you're an Obama supporter be sure to call in sick to work and sleep in that day. Watch some TV. Screen a few of those movies you've been meaning to get to. Take a break. You deserve it. Just cozy up on the sofa in your bathrobe and slippers and zone out until about oh, say 7pm.|
|Now that the elections are behind us, the challenges our nation faces are (imho) staggering... |
The economy, unrest in the Middle East, the prospect of Iran developing nuclear weapons, etc.
I'm cautiously optimistic both sides can somehow figure out a way to put their special brand of petty bickering aside long enough to take those challenges on.
This article was one of the few I was able to find this morning that appears to do a decent job of mentioning that...
Obama has little time to savor election triumph:
"(Reuters) - Fresh from a decisive re-election win, President Barack Obama returns from the campaign trail on Wednesday with little time to savor victory, facing urgent economic challenges, a looming fiscal showdown and a still-divided Congress able to block his every move.--end quote
Obama defeated Republican challenger Mitt Romney on Tuesday night in a grueling presidential race and used his acceptance speech in front of a huge cheering crowd in Chicago to strike a conciliatory note toward his political opponents.
But in the cold light of the 2012 election's morning-after, it was clear that even though voters have endorsed a second Obama term, the president will have a hard time translating that into a mandate to push forward with his agenda...