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To Win, Obama Sacrifices House, State Legislatures

Roy323 Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 12:28 AM
ILLBAY-of course "It will be blamed on Republicans___". I can hear the bleeding hearts now "BUT WHAT ABOUT THE CHILDREN"? Well that should have been a consideration of great importance right from the start! Looks like a "done deal"?
Barack Obama attended more than 200 fundraisers for his presidential campaign, but he refrained from raising money for congressional Democrats.

That proved to be a wise move for him, as were his strategists' decisions to run heavy ad campaigns against Mitt Romney and to build an even more effective turnout machine in target states.

But it proved to be less than helpful to his party. Democrats did gain two Senate seats thanks to clueless Republican candidates and Republicans' failure to produce better turnout.

But Democrats got beaten badly in races for the U.S. House and state legislatures. That's clear when you compare the...