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  •  Double sheesh (2+ / 0-)
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    MichaelNY, Eric Nelson

    Later in that Twitter thread, the same strategist makes a comparison to Barack Obama! Pretty sure that was in Nathan Gonzales's loserspeak taxonomy.

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    by David Nir on Fri Aug 30, 2013 at 10:04:05 AM PDT

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    •  Yes, this from Gonzales: (1+ / 0-)
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      “I’m the next [insert big name politician here].” This means the campaign strategy is to emulate a previous candidate who overcame nearly impossible odds to win their own race. Whether a candidate is invoking Republican Scott P. Brown’s special election victory in Massachusetts or then-Illinois Sen. Barack Obama’s improbably presidential run, it’s probably unlikely that the candidate using this phrase will be able to replicate those victories.
      And then there's always invoking Harry Truman when trailing in the polls...

      37, MD-8 (MD-6 after 2012) resident, NOVA raised, Euro/Anglophile Democrat

      by Mike in MD on Fri Aug 30, 2013 at 10:16:38 AM PDT

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