Travel through the political battlegrounds in these final days before Election 2010, and it becomes clear how much the tenor of this recession-plagued country has changed in the two years since Barack Obama was elected president on his message of hope and change.
Let us count the ways. Here are but a few.
- Federal deficit
- Wall Street bailouts
- Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac mortgages
- BP oil spill
- Securing Americans borders
- More taxes.