So, are liberals in general now holding a lower opinion of President Obama than they did during the election? Of course they are, why wouldn't they? That happens in almost every election. There's a big difference between a candidate and an elected official. But is in happening just now? Not really. I've posted quite a few posts that were critical. Olbermann and Maddow have done the same--even more so--many, many times. This is not new. But it is different. You saw much less open dissatisfaction with Bush/Cheney from conservatives (or FOX "News" and talk radio), until wayyyyyy later than 1-1/2 years. That's for sure.
Are liberals falling out of love with Obama?
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In the wake of President Barack Obama's Oval Office address to the country last Tuesday, a narrative has been on the march: liberals, the people who served as the electoral backbone for his candidacy in 2008, have fallen out of love with the chief executive.
Jon Stewart took on the topic on his "Daily Show" -- detailing a series of campaign commitments from Obama on topics ranging from the closure of Guantanamo Bay to his attitude toward executive power and the comparing the actual policies' similarities to those policies put in place by former President George W. Bush. "What happened to Barry from the block," asked Stewart. . .
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