One Term Barack? Not so fast

“Despite the quibbles we’ll undoubtedly hear from predictable partisans,” UVa. politics professor Larry Sabato writes in this week’s Crystal Ball, “we are certain of our earlier declaration: Barack Obama, henceforth called OTB in our work, is a one-term president. We look forward to the many columns and television commentaries that will echo our conclusion.”

Um, no, not here.

(And you can cut the predictable partisan crap.)

Thing is, the 2012 elections aren’t next week, and even if they were, the evidence would point to Obama being at least an even bet to win re-election with, one, job-approval ratings in the high 40s to low 50s, and two, the clear divisions among Republicans about the future direction of their party.

“Despite the quibbles we’ll undoubtedly hear from predictable partisans,” UVa. politics professor Larry Sabato writes in this week’s Crystal Ball, “we are certain of our earlier declaration: Barack Obama, henceforth called OTB in our work, is a one-term president. We look forward to the many columns and television commentaries that will echo our conclusion.”

Um, no, not here.

(And you can cut the predictable partisan crap.)

Thing is, the 2012 elections aren’t next week, and even if they were, the evidence would point to Obama being at least an even bet to win re-election with, one, job-approval ratings in the high 40s to low 50s, and two, the clear divisions among Republicans about the future direction of their party.

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