Sunday, November 14, 2010
So goes an discussion argument in the Washington Post from Doug Schoen and Pat Caddell that President Obama “has largely lost the consent of the governed” and “should announce immediately that he will not be a candidate for reelection in 2012.”
“If the president goes down the reelection road, we are guaranteed two years of political gridlock at a time when we can ill afford it. But by explicitly saying he will be a one-term president, Obama can deliver on his central campaign promise of 2008, draining the poison from our culture of polarization and ending the resentment and division that have eroded our national identity and common purpose.”
What say you? Should Obama not seek reelection in 2012?