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  •  2004 was Optics. (2+ / 0-)
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    PatriciaVa, snowman3

    9/11 -- Bush gets to chum with Rudy Giuliani & Bloomberg, look tough, presidential and moderate ("See I CARE about these liberal bastards too.") Helped him nationally, not regionally. Gave the impression that he had broad appeal.....yech.

    I can't believe our election is being decided by people who can't tell the difference between republicans and democrats...that's like letting a dog choose what color to paint your house.

    by PBJ Diddy on Mon Nov 05, 2012 at 04:27:08 AM PST

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    •  True, but I also believe that they thought (1+ / 0-)
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      maybe they could put NY or at least NJ in play when they selected NYC as the convention site. Remember Rove had Bush campaigning in California a week before the 2000 election. I think they really wanted to get a Reagan sized win at some point.

      •  That was also optics... (0+ / 0-)

        (The CA feint). Did the same think in HI in 2004. Was meant to shake up the dems morale, boost reps., and play the media.

        It worked, a bit.

        I can't believe our election is being decided by people who can't tell the difference between republicans and democrats...that's like letting a dog choose what color to paint your house.

        by PBJ Diddy on Mon Nov 05, 2012 at 10:29:00 AM PST

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