A lesson from the Florida Bar Exam for the Presidential candidates
…My worry centers on what I saw in 2008: John McCain won the primary by basically outlasting the other candidates and secured the nomination without having a majority of the Republican electorate behind him. The problem was exacerbated when the campaign was slow to reach out to the other candidates’ supporters and the conservative base. While Obama’s 2008 campaign (especially combined with the economy) was a juggernaut that was likely unstoppable, McCain’s failure to reach out and bring everyone into the fold was a contributing factor in the fatal lack of enthusiasm that doomed his campaign.
Now, this year, we have several of the frontrunners either ignoring or taking for granted major sections of Republican voters…Read More »