He scrambles to regain some footing with the left wing of his party, but in so doing, he moves farther away from the centrists Democrats - many of whom are facing tough elections of their own! And, it seems the more he appears on TV, the less positive is the impact on his poll numbers!
Following - from today's POLITICO, is but one of the many indications that his support among centrists and independents is failing.
Centrist Democrats, a dwindling breed on Capitol Hill, were quickly faced with another rough choice once Obama went public with his plans: Reject their president or back what Republicans are already calling the largest tax increase in the nation’s history".
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