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Political Parties Need Rebranding

pagaymon Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 11:36 PM
But now the word 'socialism' is being used by Rush Limbaugh and such to mean any government involvement, from medical and housing programs to student loans to FEMA - they hoped to win the political battle by using the scary label - well, instead many Americans said they .liked these programs, find them useful and even necessary. Socialism according to Rush - I like it too.
Dozens of explanations have been offered by people who think they are savvy about politics to explain why Mitt Romney lost and Barack Obama was reelected despite his many unlawful actions and the high unemployment figures. I toss into the mix my view that the two major political parties need rebranding.

Obama's massive negative TV advertising rather successfully branded Romney and the Republican Party as rich guys who can't empathize with ordinary hard-working Americans. In fact, Obama grew up enjoying a pampered lifestyle attending elite schools and colleges and now is rich, too, with his wealth and lifestyle coming from...