dare I start a thread?
oh why not
Have said for awhile I think President Obama will win his re-election bid.
Barring a further economic meltdown or some terrorist resurgence or a scandal, I will maintain that view.
Of course politics is volatile and daily events can have an affect.
The GOP field is down to seven candidates, with the recent withdrawal of Herman Cain due to the various charges.
Those candidates are:
First test for the group cames up Jan 3rd with the Iowa caucus.
Don't expect anyone to drop out after that as they usually stick it out through the New Hampshire primary.
Then the dominos begin to fall
The suspense builds
As most know, Newt and Mitt are in a virtual tie for the lead in the meaningless news polls.
The actual polls begin when the voting begins
Ron Paul just may be the overlooked factor here as his supporters may just be that silent majority