Had Obama been dealing with the Republican Party of the Eisenhower or Nixon years, that assumption would have made sense.
Both the gap in solutions and the assumption of outcomes undermine this argument.
The way I film is based on the assumption that the audience is as smart and dumb as I am.
The assumption was that an electric chair death would occur by jolting the heart into stopping.
He talks to voters businessman to businessman, on the assumption that everybody either runs a business or wants to start one.
And I felt that here again the assumption was an untrue one.
"Why don't you wait a little while, and I'll tell you all the news," he said with an assumption of gaiety.
There is an assumption of superiority, and often a manifestation of contempt.
This assumption of ignorance staggered Richard for the moment.
He had been stunned by the shock and his active imagination had at once accepted the assumption that he had been wounded.
c.1300, "the reception, uncorrupted, of the Virgin Mary into Heaven," also the Church festival (Aug. 15) commemorating this, Feast of the Assumption, from Old French assumpcion and directly from Latin assumptionem (nominative assumptio) "a taking, receiving," noun of action from past participle stem of assumere (see assume). Meaning "minor premise of a syllogism" is late 14c. Meaning "appropriation of a right or possession" is mid-15c. Meaning "action of taking for oneself" is recorded from 1580s; that of "something taken for granted" is from 1620s.