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  •  Also, the GOP's idea of GOTV is (4+ / 0-)

    Asking their members to talk amongst their friends, family, and church. Or to hang plastic bags full of literature on the doorknob without even knocking. And most of all, more money than God on negative TV ads. They do everything that money can buy. But Kitz correctly reasoned through this campaign that thousands of genuine volunteers willing to phonebank and canvass would outweigh the millions of dollars spent on flashy ads making Dudley look like a movie star.

    •  Yep! I spent 1 night a week for 2 months (1+ / 0-)
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      phonebanking at Democratic headquarters and a Sunday knocking on doors and so did a whole lot of other volunteers.  Most of them were younger than I, but everybody was enthusiastic & dedicated.  Am unemployed, so couldn't give money but gave time--which, when you get right down to it, is pretty essential, too.

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