Mort Zuckerman: Why the Country Is Unhappy Under Obama

It’s no surprise the country is unhappy when Obama is busy campaigning instead of fixing the economic crisis.

In this Nov. 5, 2009, photo, Jahaira Perez, right, and Takela Lawrence, second from right, both of Providence, R.I., examine job listings at a state managed employment center, in Providence.

In this Nov. 5, 2009, photo, Jahaira Perez, right, and Takela Lawrence, second from right, both of Providence, R.I., examine job listings at a state managed employment center, in Providence.

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Now what do we have? Both candidates and their supporters spending at least a billion dollars each to ensure that their respective political bases are enthusiastic enough to vote for them while seeking to win over the small group in the swing states who will decide the outcome. To adapt Winston Churchill, never have so many been dependent on the wisdom of so few.

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