Burton Folsom

What factors caused the 2012 election results?

What were the big surprises of the 2012 election? Burt Folsom joins Jim Blasingame to discuss some of the surprises that contributed to Obama's reelection, including unemployed people voting to reelect the president.

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Burt Folsom joins Jim Blasingame to compare the cabinet picking methodology to how past presidents have done, including bringing in more business people.
Burt Folsom joins Jim Blasingame to compare the effort President Obama is making to defend his legacy, with how past presidents have conducted themselves.
Burton Folsom joins Jim Blasingame to consider the behavior of President Obama in his last days in office, and compare it with how past presidents have behaved.
Burton Folsom joins Jim Blasingame to talk about historic examples when there were genius clusters, like America’s Founders, and ask where are the geniuses of the current era?
Burton Folsom joins Jim Blasingame to compare other times when America was divided and whether the current era is worse than the past.