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Michael Dukakis on Campaign Jujitsu, Improving Obama's Communications Strategy, and Where Occupy Should Go Next

Matt Bieber | Posted 02.25.2012 | Politics
Matt Bieber

Do you think the kind of guy that Dukakis was as a politician, unabashedly liberal, blue collar, rode the subway to work -- has that model been eclipsed? Could Dukakis have been successful in today's environment?

Mr. President, Please: Learn From Dukakis' Worst Political Blunder

SaraKay Smullens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
SaraKay Smullens

"Governor," Bernard Shaw asked Michael Dukakis during a 1988 presidential debate, "if Kitty Dukakis (the governor's wife) were raped and murdered, would you favor an irrevocable death penalty for the killer?"

Dukakis: Obama Likely To Win, But Needs To Improve Campaign

New York Observer | Steve Kornacki | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Massachusetts Democratic primary, along with nearly two dozen other primaries and caucuses, was held on Feb. 5. Hillary Clinton won it by 15 point...

White Voters Deserve More Credit

Peter Dreier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Peter Dreier

The Clinton campaign message was transparent: they are trying to pigeonhole Obama as the "black" candidate -- not simply as a matter of pigmentation but as a matter of voter appeal.