Will Scandal Drive Obama Off the 2012 Ticket?

(See also: Solving the Democrats' Obama Problem) President Obama will not run in 2012.  That prediction seems reasonable in light of the following: His presidency is in shambles, shriveling up before our eyes. His political poll numbers continue to weaken. Unemployment remains stubbornly high for a period of time not seen since the Great Depression. The economy is listless, consumer sentiment is in the sewer, foreclosures are ratcheting up, and the next financial crisis appears near. No economic variable has improved; some continue to worsen. The nation risks sovereign bankruptcy as a result of Obama's out-of-control spending. Obama is out of ideas and obviously well beyond his depth. Every time Obama speaks, he shows himself as more out of touch with the country, its people, and their needs.  He is an obvious embarrassment to many.  He has alienated independents and even some liberals.  He now appears to have adopted a strategy to appeal to the most...(Read Full Article)