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Campaign Tactics

Say This and I'll Vote For You

Robbie Vorhaus | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics
Robbie Vorhaus

On the morning of November 7, the day after the election, regardless who wins this race, we will work together to heal our divisions, inspire all Americans to join together, and despite any differences, as our founding fathers wrote, "form a more perfect union."

Positively Newt!

Rick Horowitz | Posted 02.13.2012 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Newt Gingrich is now being "relentlessly positive." We pause for a moment to contemplate what Newt Gingrich might say if he ever decided to go negative.

Jon Ward

Rick Perry's Texas Media Strategy Falls Flat On National Stage | Jon Ward | Posted 12.06.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry and his top aides entered the Republican presidential primary with a set of beliefs about how changes in the elect...

The Tactical Fallacy

Brendan Nyhan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brendan Nyhan

The reality is that Obama's current standing -- and the rush to blame it on tactical failures -- could be predicted months ago based on structural factors. His approval ratings largely reflect a poor economy.

A Crescendo of Innuendo: Obama and the Muslim Myth

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Rick Horowitz

Mitch McConnell says he's never done anything wrong with mutton. I take him at his word, for Mitch McConnell is an honorable man.

Dems, Running Scared

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Quimbley D. Democrat is looking over his shoulder. This makes doing his job rather more difficult than it ought to be.

Palin, Goin' After Obama

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Sarah Palin seems to have convinced herself that making it through one vice-presidential debate without doing any further damage to her reputation now gives her sufficient standing to question Barack Obama's everything.

Obama Campaign Uses Little Steps To Make Big Movement

Stephen Herrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Stephen Herrington

What Obama's campaign does that is different is to ask canvassers and callers to personally take a stake in making a difference in the leanings of voters. Quite simply it is predicated on the very questionable statistical significance of one human influencing another.

Is Hillary Clinton Push Polling?

Paul Loeb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Loeb

North Carolina voters are getting calls from the firm of Geoff Garin, the new head of Clinton's campaign, which spins the recipient under the pretense of merely asking about their views.