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Will ‘Obama-Resistant’ Be the Investing Adjective of 2009?

Just on CNBC, a promo for the manic Jim Cramer’s show: “Jim Cramer will show you how to make your portfolio Obama-resistant!”

That would appear to be the opposite of a vote of confidence.

UPDATE: A reader, who expresses the desire to grab Obama voters by the shoulders and shake them, notices on CNBC: “Watch Mad Money all next week for more Obama-proof stocks.”

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