Saturday, October 04, 2008

Prediction: An Obama Presidency Will Be Scandal Ridden

Why? Well, typically the presidential election process does a pretty good job of getting scandalous news out into the open before a person is elected. A candidate who seems scandal prone is a bit less likely to win than one who is not. And if the electorate is confidant that a candidate's scandals are confined to the past, they are generally pretty forgiving.

In Obama's case, the media does not seem to be digging all that hard. Most of the Obama scandals have been forced on the media, frankly. Don't be surprised if, in an Obama presidency, you hear casual voters saying, "why didn't I hear about that during the election?"

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