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Obama is trying to run against George Bush, and Mitt Romney is letting him
Obama is trying to run against George Bush, and Mitt Romney is letting him

This is shaping up to be the second election in a row that's about someone who isn't on the ballot: George W. Bush. In 2008, Barack Obama won in no small part by turning the election into a referendum on President Bush and by claiming that a John McCain presidency would amount to a third Bush term. Since then, Mr. Obama's presidency has been one long run-on sentence of blaming his predecessor, only occasionally punctuated with complaints about Europe, ATMs, the GOP Congress, Fox News and tsunamis. Like a general fighting the last war, Mr. Obama is going with what's worked for him in the past. And the thing is, it might work for him in the future. Whatever character...

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