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  •  Maybe, just maybe, it IS the Democrats' fault, ... (0+ / 0-)

    ... because the Right is very quick and responsive to news. Out of the gate fast, pressing their spin. And let's face it, any kind of jobs news is so timely and can be so readily understood, while everything else seems, er, mired in ... great   d e  t   a     i       l.

    Where are our think tanks and "customarily reliable sources"? Without knowing for sure, I'll wager the GOP steals the march on us by being closer to the top of the reporter's rolodex AND vice versa.

    We gotta be better: faster, more responsive, more targeted, more understandable. And much better framers of the question(s).

    So Yes, "it" - the "Breaking News" media coverage, that is - might well be our fault. And the corrections, statement reversals, longer explanations, later followups are so ... so... very later.

    2014 is HERE. Build up the Senate. Win back the House : 17 seats. Plus!

    by TRPChicago on Wed Feb 05, 2014 at 12:19:17 PM PST

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