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#1 Obama is their paycheck. They love a party animal in DC. Deals made and rubbing elbows with who's who and A list people. Catering people will tell you when business will be good with who is elected.When you have government cutbacks this beltway area will hurt like the rest of the country. Yes, the black population has declined but they still enjoy all the minority perks, even when they weren't the minority.
Posted by Dale 2012-08-05 01:11||
#2 Finally, a note on Washington DC. Some readers might attribute Obama's rating there solely to his enduring popularity among black voters, but Washington is no longer a majority-black city. (The black population dipped below 50 percent last year.) Obama is popular with nearly everyone in the capital. Among those who work for the government and for government-related businesses -- the permanent bureaucracy centered in Washington DC, northern Virginia and southern Maryland -- approval of the president remains very high.
Spend! Spend! Spend! They love it!
Posted by Bobby 2012-08-05 07:24||
#3 So, vote for the candidate who'll be hated in DC, but loved in the rest of the country.
In the modern world of telecommunications and fast travel, there's no reason for all that bureaucracy to be so close to the flag pole.
Posted by Procopius2k 2012-08-05 08:47||
#4 wait til the DOD and related contractors have to issue their pink slip warnings on Nov 2nd due to the WARN Act. See how popular he is then
Posted by Frank G 2012-08-05 08:52||
#5 Be judged by the color of his skin not the content of his character or mess he wrought.
Posted by Jack Salami 2012-08-05 09:22||
#6 37 out of 57 isn't so bad.
Posted by Matt 2012-08-05 14:10||
#7 At best Mittens is par, but not ahead of Obama.
Advantage - Bammer.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-08-05 20:29||