Playing the Right Game
I confess, it is fascinating to watch the Republican consultants responsible for the Orca system debacle try and explain its inherent short comings away. Let’s begin with the first problem they face. They put an untested piece of technology in the field the day of the election. Let me repeat that-they put an untested piece of technology in the field the day of the election. | Read More »
Dear Consultants: In Close Elections, GOTV Matters
In 46 states (excluding AK, MS, NJ, and RI), Mitt Romney either expanded the percentage victory margin or shrunk the percentage loss margin compared to McCain in 2008. In only 4 states did Romney win by a smaller percentage or lose by a higher percentage than McCain did in 2008.
Great news, right? Not so fast.
Judging by the current vote totals, Romney’s nationwide operation fell far short of McCain’s in 2008. In fact, Romney currently trails McCain by around 2 million votes.
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There Are Two Paths
As we approach the finish line of what I think is one of the most fascinating periods in this great American experiment, a Presidential election, it is clear to me and the team at the Madison Action Fund that we are literally a country at the crossroads of history. We have the choice between two paths. And while some will complain that the distinction between | Read More »
Making ObamaCare an Issue this Fall
Now that we are in the midst of the final sprint of election season 2010, the issues that will decide the election are becoming clearer by the day. It’s about the economy and jobs. It’s about taxes. It should also be about healthcare reform. However, a recent Hotline poll showed Republican campaign insiders downplaying ObamaCare as an issue. We understand why the Republican consultants are | Read More »