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Rovian Politics

Audience Advocacy: Karl Rove

Jerry Weissman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jerry Weissman

Mr. Rove has just released his autobiography, Courage and Consequence: My Life as a Conservative in the Fight which contains advice on the concept of audience advocacy.

G.O.P. R.I.P.?

E. A. Hanks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
E. A. Hanks

They way I see it, the GOP has two paths it can take. One leads to a sustainable future, the other will land them somewhere between Neve Cambell's career and stacks of left over Cool Runnings VHS tapes.

The Internet and the Death of Rovian Politics

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

Age has finally become an issue for John McCain. But the problem isn't the candidate's 72 years; it's the antediluvian approach of his campaign.

Drudge Report Incites "Kill A Mockingbird" Racial Fear Of Obama

Martin Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Martin Lewis

This photo does not appear anywhere in the linked story. It is only on the Drudge Report front page.

Karl Rove Is Not A Genius

Jonah Peretti | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonah Peretti

Rove's tactics did not work as well as people think in 2000 or 2004 and they won't work that well against Obama in 2008.

Karl Rove Sets Obama Up For A** Kicking

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Boyce

Come October, watch for a horrific ad against Obama -- think racists, Muslim-baiting, William Ayers or worse -- the worst ad you can imagine.

The Karl Rove Legacy: Mock, Disparage, Ridicule, Distort

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Menachem Rosensaft

As election strategy formulas go, this one really isn't complicated or overly sophisticated. Even the candidate can probably remember it, and it doesn't matter if he gets any of the elements out of order.