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Reagan: (Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images) Clinton: (Mario Tama/AFP/Getty Images)
We asked around to come up with ideas for his recovery—some serious, like creating jobs, and others less so, like showing more humor. Most involve a little better luck for Obama, while some call for choosing between what's popular and what's needed for the country.
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Next: 1. Lighten Up