I’m sure that everyone out there is feeling just as meh about the election results as I am today. Unless you are a republican who wants to impeach Obama, that is.
It was pretty much a given that the Republicans were going to gain some ground during this election cycle. I guess I’m just mystified as to why.
According to all the fear mongering and jingoism, the country is going in the wrong direction. and it’s all Obama’s fault! His policies are bad for Murika, and we need fixin’!
Dow over 17K. Millions of jobs created. Unemployment down to Pre-Bush levels. Automotive industry saved. Housing market rebound. GDP up. Deficit cut by 1 Trillion dollars. Osama bin Laden killed. Troop withdrawal from Iraq and Afghanistan. Access to healthcare for more citizens. And more!
All of this happened during the Obama presidency and is basically the exact damn opposite direction of the way things were headed during The Bush years. And yet the American public say it’s the “wrong” direction and voted accordingly.
So. What exactly is wrong here? Where is the direct negative impact? I’ve asked several republicans today to explain to me how they are worse off now than they were during the Bush presidency. Not one has answered me. Yet.
It’s all just so frustrating. Especially since I participated in the democratic process by voting and yet feel completely impotent.