by Frank Schnittger
Many outside observers find it difficult to understand why the US Presidential election is even close. On the one hand you have a President who has ended one war, is ending another, and has avoided entanglement in a few more potential wars so far. He has saved the US auto industry, reduced US dependency on imported oil, pulled the US out of the deepest recession since the Great Depression and has enacted the most comprehensive healthcare reform since Lyndon Johnson's Great Society introduced Medicare and Medicaid - and all against the scorched earth policies of his Republican congressional opposition.
And on the other hand, you have a ZOMBIE who...
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