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This will not be a startling revelation. Elections are won by the votes of people who are generally ignorant of the issues and the stances of the candidates, and who are herded to one candidate or ...
by Focusers
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Nov 05, 2014 at 07:22 AM PST with 3 Recommends
While researching money in politics recently, I came across the name Cecilia Tkaczyk. Her Senate race in New York struck me as particularly interesting for a couple of reasons. First, because ...
by akadjian
Comment Count 24 comments on Mon Jul 22, 2013 at 04:53 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Jon Stewart and Paul Krugman have been going at it lately over the trillion dollar coin. Here is the original segment that drew the ire of Krugman. ...
by Egberto Willies
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Jan 15, 2013 at 10:03 AM PST with 6 Recommends
Russell Brand interviews two members of the Westboro Baptist Church. During the interview we find out that Madonna, Mahatma Gandhi and Tom Hanks are all going to Hell.
by hobie1616
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Nov 21, 2012 at 08:12 AM PST with 6 Recommends
September 27 – With all the polls now showing an Obama surge, Republicans are jockeying for position to lock in credible-sounding explanations for why he is losing, the Senate is slipping from ...
by Jimmy Zuma
Comment Count 18 comments on Thu Sep 27, 2012 at 04:42 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
I've written about this before and been shut down. But over the weekend at Netroots, after hearing Sherrod Brown speak about the effects of Citizens' United in Ohio, I'm going to bring it up again.
by akadjian
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed Jun 13, 2012 at 03:35 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
There's been many calls to end the influence of corporate money on Washington. Russ Feingold has raised ...
by akadjian
Comment Count 13 comments on Mon Oct 24, 2011 at 04:14 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
I know it's early to start talking about what's next for Occupy Wall Street when the protests are still gaining steam. Occupy Wall Street has struck a chord ...
by akadjian
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Oct 16, 2011 at 07:36 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Okay, so I'm a newbie here and I don't work in marketing so take these ideas with a grain of salt. But as a newcomer to posting at DailyKos, I have an outsider's perspective and not a lot invested ...
by SethRightmer
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Aug 09, 2011 at 07:33 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Quick, in a sentence or less, what's President Obama about ? Two years into his presidency, what's his brand ? The two I came up with -- Pragmatism (the President Who Gets ...
by david mizner
Comment Count 147 comments on Tue Nov 30, 2010 at 02:52 PM PST with 31 Recommends
Update: What Gangster Octopus said in the story posted right after this diary ...
by LeftOfYou
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Jul 13, 2010 at 05:00 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Well, they were good for the Media, CNN, Fox News ratings, and that's about it. They have not changed the way the public view Barack Obama or the Democratic party itself. The only thing that ...
by The Simple Canadian
Comment Count 25 comments on Mon Oct 19, 2009 at 02:39 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
I've been watching the data at pollster.com to follow the latest polls, but also to follow the National Party ID's and how they've been trending in recent weeks.
by KingofSpades
Comment Count 37 comments on Wed Oct 21, 2009 at 09:00 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
I'm not in the advertising or marketing industry, but I do have a few thoughts on the Obama brand. Below is my take on the history and future of the brand.
by charityslave
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Nov 20, 2008 at 11:02 AM PST with 0 Recommends
If you want confirmation that US academic writing is in crisis, look no further than Francis Fukuyama (he of the End of History and adherent of the Remnant Ronald Reagan Church of Latter-...
by halef
Comment Count 16 comments on Thu Oct 16, 2008 at 11:12 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
by 5 Oclock Shadow
Comment Count 540 comments on Thu Sep 25, 2008 at 01:05 PM PDT with 772 Recommends
[Cross-posted at The Left Coaster. ] It’s been noted endlessly this year that we should be seeing a walkover election, the economy stinks with two ...
by paradox
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Sep 20, 2008 at 06:29 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Will 2008 be a slamdunk for the Democrats? Or, will we end up with President McCain? A look at the most ...
by Peter S Cohl
Comment Count 34 comments on Sun Aug 17, 2008 at 07:13 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
See this Chicago Tribune article on the effectiveness of John McCain's negative ad campaign against Obama: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/politics/sns-ap-mccain-obama-poll,0,4614358.story I ...
by bookt
Comment Count 17 comments on Mon Aug 04, 2008 at 09:43 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Last night on ABC News Charlie Gibson sat down with Senator John McCain and asked him point blank "are you the underdog?" John McCain responded by saying that he is the underdog and that in fact he ...
by OmarLittle
Comment Count 51 comments on Fri Jun 06, 2008 at 07:44 AM PDT with 3 Recommends