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Don't Blame Campaign Aides for GOP's Woes

HeroOfTheMasses Wrote: Mar 19, 2013 10:06 AM
I don't know if Bush won "because of" the swift boat attacks, however those attacks certainly knocked Kerry down from the war-hero-absolutely-wonderful-human-being-who-can-do-no-wrong image that the press portrayed of Kerry. The press downplayed, if they at all mentioned, Kerry's despicable behavior once he got home (falsely accusing troops of atrocities, throwing his medals off a bridge, etc) Obama is a radical and his past before becoming President showed it. He is the combination of radical left college professor and Chicago politician. We need to break down this Nobel-Prize-winning-savior-of-the-world view that left wing institutions have created of Obama. Romney should have done it.

If there was any villain at the just-completed Conservative Political Action Conference, it was the generic figure of the Republican political consultant. Overpaid, unprincipled, always on the lookout for the next client -- or easy mark -- the consultants, to listen to a number of CPAC speakers, have helped bring the Republican Party to its current low state.

Democratic consultant Pat Caddell got the ball rolling with his remarks at a CPAC session titled “Should We Shoot All the Consultants Now?”

“The Republican Party,”Caddell said, “is in the grips of what I call the CLEC -- the consultant, lobbyist and establishment...