In 2000, Nader's candidacy was the combination of Comey letter / Russian Rumors that allowed the Gore campaign and the DC consultants to point a finger at something other than their own incompetency and failure to fight for every vote in Florida. At the time I remember, well, the uproar when Nader said the two … Continue reading Why Ralph Nader Was And Is Absolutely Right.
There are many pillars of the rotten foundation that explain why the Democrats lose so many races that they should win - but one that is certainly clear is that we never aggressively attack the true leaders of the Right even though we know who they are. In case you don't - meet David Koch. … Continue reading We Never Attack Their True Leaders.
It's been less than a week since Jon Ossoff lost his race in Georgia. There has been much consternation about the race, what happened and why (and how so much was spent to achieve so little.) Last week, ironically on a project I am working on in South Africa, we conducted a small test … Continue reading Should Democratic Campaigns Do Post-Mortems?
After the debacle in Georgia, where national Democrats and especially the grassroots poured money into the race to the tune of $30,000,000 which much of it vanishing into the hands of DC consultants, progressive attention is turning to other races. The narrative that "we were so close" from the mainstream media and DC consultants feed the … Continue reading Hold Onto Your Wallets People.
This is insane. Criminally insane? Just maybe but more on that later. It pisses me off that I have friends who literally gave Jon Ossoff $5 a week and it was torched (h/t Van Jones) on completely greedy and incompetent consultants who abuse the progressive community online in a manner that makes Donald Trump look … Continue reading Mothership Motherf***ers.
Donald Trump, Jr is right. The Democrats (again) just won a medal (a very expensive one) for participation. The Democrats energized nationally (and that hurt in the long run) and failed to run a race to win (again) - they relied on a crap playbook and lost a race to a woman who actually said … Continue reading The Three Ads That Lost The Race For Ossoff.