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Memo for: Team Romney - Subject: The Candidates and Talk Radio

Jan13 Wrote: Aug 16, 2012 4:45 PM
Obama, Campaigner in Chief, has cowardly limited his interviews to ONLY left-wing media to keep his spin from being challenged. Obama and Biden count on the friendly left-wing media to regurgitate their absurd, personal attacks, and they do. Hugh's point is that GOP candidates have NOT used friendly channels to get their big ideas out to big audiences in big sound bytes. Romney & Ryan should follow Hugh's advice. Flood the airwaves with their voices and plans for the country. When it comes to getting to know these two men of action and integrity, more is better.

This is a long memo, born of two decades of frustration with the Beltway sharpies who run campaigns and are clueless about talk radio. There is no hostility here, just frustration with the invincible ignorance of the consulting class that wouldn't know the difference between a Thursday afternoon drive show in Denver and a late night dollar-a-holler stick in Flat Plains, Nowhere.

By way of background, I began my talk radio career in 1990. In the 22 years since, I have covered six presidential races. Before that I watched two presidential races from within the Reagan Administration, and...

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