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  •  Doubt it. Their computer nerds this year couldn't (1+ / 0-)
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    mskitty

    match Obama's computer nerds from 2008 let alone the Ubernerds employed this year.

    "I smoke. If this bothers anyone, I suggest you look around at the world in which we live and shut your fuckin' mouth." --- Bill Hicks

    by voroki on Sun Nov 18, 2012 at 05:38:07 PM PST

    •  I don't think the R's will make the same mistakes (1+ / 0-)
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      with regard to under-valuing, under-staffing their computer operations. It's not an ideology thing, just a force of habit. Now that it's common knowledge that using sophisticated data analysis/mining works, why wouldn't they do the same thing?

      What the Obama campaign did is reproducable. It's not magic. It just takes an organization that's willing to invest in the effort.  Obama's data nerd weren't magicians. Or if they were, magicians can be bought, and they're more likel to be Republican/Libertarian than Democrats.

      See the losers in the best bars, meet the winners in the dives -Neil Young

      by danoland on Sun Nov 18, 2012 at 07:08:52 PM PST

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