Obama’s likability and celebrity were 
more important than his performance

President Barack Obama got his second chance. His first term has been a literal disaster. His re-election bid, though, was anything but. Books will be written on how he did it. A few reasons…


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Maybe more people just like the president’s policies better than what Mitt Romney was proposing? 

Maybe all those groups you list are not as two-dimensional as you portray them?

Furthermore, maybe that portrayal is related to your party’s inability to appeal to them?  And whither now: Personal responsibility or finger pointing?

Clearly 51% of the population does not agree with Josh Penry, Mitt Romney, or the Republican Party. It isn’t about celebrity, it is about policies. The policies of the Republican Party don’t address the real desires or needs of the American voter, and that was demonstrated by the determination of people standing in long lines just to have their opinion recorded.

By the way, I don’t know if you would consider a twice divorced woman a “single woman” but there are many mature women who were disgusted with the Republican War on Women. We won’t sit down and be quiet any more, and we want you to keep your legislation out of our vaginas.

Calling 51% of American voters “celebrity” dupes is not an approach I would use to attract voters.

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