It’s looking more and more like “Hope and Change” is a platform that will only get your so far with the electorate. However, the stunning fall in popularity of President Obama is even more shocking given the weakness of the candidate he will in all likelihood lose to in November.
One of the most ominous signs to me that Obama will be “one and done” is that the “smart money” has not only lined up behind that candidate, but is willing to risk sleeping the couch by doing so.
The race between President Obama and Mitt Romney is pitting one wealthy couple against each other.
Hedge fund magnate Paul Tudor Jones was an early Obama supporter and fundraiser in 2007 — but defected to Romney this cycle. Jones gave $200,000 to the super PAC backing Romney in December.
His wife Sonia Tudor Jones, however, is apparently still committed to Obama. She was spotted Thursday at an exclusive $40,000-per-person fundraiser with Obama at actress Sarah Jessica Parker’s New York City home.
If Tudor Jones was just making a political call here it would be bad enough for the President as he is known for hedging his political bets early and then cutting losers when he thinks the outcome is clear.
But for him to risk being “cut off” by Mrs. Tudor Jones, well, he must feel that Romney is a lock.
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