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    though experience is always a good thing.  But I do believe that the first-term strategically needs to accomplish things, and the second term is a whole new playing field--no matter who is President or when.  You're right in saying that without the burden of being elected...but it is also about the freedom to go after the 1% and banks as the economy is (not quite) as balls to the wall as it was then.  Remember how close to the brink we were then, how much needed to happen (and did, thanks to his administration--bailouts, being paid back for those bailouts, the Occupy movement and attention it raised for example.

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