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CSMonitor: Obama’s plan to win 2012 presidential election takes shape

by Lisa Mathias

Christian Science Monitor outlines the start of the road to the 2010 presidential election for President Obama, whose prospects look bleak at the moment while the unemployment rate is high, but has potential since it is still early. David Winston was asked to comment on Obama’s State of the Union address, which he feels should’ve delved deeper into the jobless rate issue:

Obama’s State of the Union idea of “out-innovating, out-educating, and out-building” the rest of the world is “interesting rhetoric,” says Republican pollster David Winston. “But a speech won’t be enough. It will have to be, ‘OK, what are you actually going to do…?’ Ultimately, he’s got a monthly report card: jobs. Either that changes or it doesn’t.”

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