Yes, We Can...
Feb 6, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 20 • By PETER WEHNER
To be clear: There are important differences between Barack Obama and Jimmy Carter, and the eventual Republican nominee, whoever he is, will be no Ronald Reagan. But where the 2012 race resembles the 1980 race is that the public, which still likes Obama personally for the most part, is very much inclined to vote him out of office. They believe he’s overmatched by events.
This doesn’t mean the GOP nominee will win the presidency in 2012. It only means he should.