So the GOP has released what seems to be their first big digital effort, and it appears to be as misguided as ever, completely misses the lessons apparently not well learned from 2012, and chooses to shrink, rather than grow the tent by doubling down on religious issues.
As a communications and political messaging professional, it pains me to watch ANYONE screwing themselves with a misguided and poorly advised campaign. So I would like to offer some admittedly unsolicited advice.
Following up on my earlier post about the role of the NRSC and NRCC, here is their candidate support function as explained through code.
In GOP circles, there is a lot of chatter about the role of the National Republican Senatorial Campaign Committee and the role they did or didn’t play in last night’s Mississippi runoff. Most of the complaints are that they got involved in the primary at all. But most seem to fundamentally misunderstand what the NRSC and
The NBC/WSJ poll is not great news for Hillary, and confirms a point I’ve making about her being a terrible candidate – especially in a General Election.
The full poll results indicate her favorability is roughly where it was in April of 2008 when she was doing the best she ever did against Obama. She’s considerably above where she
In case you were wondering why the rest of the world no longer takes us seriously, this may be it.
CIA hatched plan to make demon toy to counter Osama bin Laden’s influence
In a bid to counter Osama bin Laden’s appeal in the Middle East, the CIA toyed with the idea of an action figure
My friend and former colleague Patrick Ruffini has shared his talk from PDF as a post and it is well worth a read.
I would quibble, a bit, with Patrick’s take on 2004 versus today.
The premise was that this was the organization in miniature. Whatever you could do offline (canvass a neighbor, ask someone for
Why IRS’ Claims Lois Lerner’s Email Is Lost May Be Totally True, But Also Totally Negligent And/Or Totally Illegal
Via Facebook I have shared a fair amount of coverage of the Lois Lerner email flap the IRS tried to hide in a typical, shady, Friday afternoon document dump.
My initial reaction to claims that the IRS simply lost Lerner’s outbound email was disbelief. There was simply no way the email to IRS employees could be
So yesterday the Senate failed to pass Elizabeth Warren’s attempt to negotiate student loan debt down on the backs of a tax increase on millionaires. Democrats are chiding Republicans for voting the bill down, but it’s not clear to me why they would do that.
The Tea Party today is furiously trying to spin Eric Cantor’s loss as a function of their deft organizing in the face of David vs. Goliath odds. This despite the fact that reports indicate not only did the various Tea Party Groups not contribute to Brat’s campaign, but they may have even refused to take