Robert Blendon, a public opinion and polling expert at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, told Raw Story in August that anti-incumbent sentiment was surging.
“It’s clear that there is an anger out there and that all the voters can do is vote against incumbents,” Blendon said. “The one thing they can do is throw people out, and they’ll ultimately have to decide which party they hold responsible. It could be different this time, but it’s historically the president’s party.”
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