President Obama made a clear statement from Afghanistan on Tuesday night. And that statement is not good news for his GOP opponent.
The recent comments about Ann Romney from Hilary Rosen may end up being a defining moment in how both Presidential campaigns try to attract the swing vote.
The increasingly violent reaction to the incident is showing why Afghanistan has been a military quagmire for every single fighting force that has ever fought in the country.
However, during every presidential campaign, one issue generally rises to the top and becomes the defining issue for independent voters. With recent spikes showing no signs of slowing down, it looks like gas prices will likely become that defining issue in 2012.
President Obama’s third State of the Union speech was accurately dubbed as his opening salvo on the re-election campaign trail. The speech was not only the official beginning of his campaign, but also showed his future Republican opponent that he intends to battle hard for the political middle of this country.
President Obama will deliver his State of the Union speech Tuesday night. While one U.S. senator from Colorado is calling for the two parties to sit together, one of the state’s congressmen says he won’t even show up.
While President Obama likely won’t have the rock concert reception at his campaign stops in 2012, he still needs the effort of the college aged vote to be his army of volunteers on the ground. The question is, will they be there for him in 2012?
The Democratically controlled U.S. Senate declined to pass the American Jobs Act on Tuesday, and thereby gave President Barack Obama the moment of truth that he predicted, but I’m unsure if he knew just how much truth would come from this moment.
However, the moral questions are ones that will be left for politicians and their constituents to answer. And for that part of the discussion, the debate seems far more one sided.
Part of President Obama’s job creation plans includes renovating schools across the country.