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Secret to Obama's Success: A Great Ground Game

Harry275 Wrote: Dec 09, 2012 8:30 AM
cwa your exactly correct. Romney had a lot of ammo he could have used and did not. I think he really wanted to loose. The whole campaign sounded like a losing folly. That only bright spot was the first debate, everything else fell on its face.
President Obama won re-election in part because his crack campaign team understood 2012 voters and put together an impressive ground operation. Out of professional respect, Republicans should refrain from cracking jokes about the president's erstwhile profession, community organizing. That's what I took away from recordings of Harvard's Institute of Politics quadrennial presidential campaign autopsy, which were released Monday.

Team Obama conducted nightly surveys of 9,000 likely voters in 10 battleground states. Because of those surveys, campaign manager Jim Messina told the gathering, "We thought we knew exactly where the electorate was." The campaign's targeting was so tight that national field...