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No Elephants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-14-12 10:25 AM
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5. Which indicates to me that the he hired the wrong batch twice.
Seems to me that you would look for two kinds of things in a campaign crew, one of them being knowledge of "the ropes" and experience, and the other being trustworthiness and loyalty.

I don't believe for five minutes that the first crowd quit for high reasons. And, if I were a Republican running for any office, I would not hire a one of the bunch that quit. So, if they got paid to abandon Newt in mid-stream, I hope they factored that in when they calculated the amount for which they were willing to abandon him.

Of course, it could not have happened to anyone who deserved it more, but that is beside the point.

And, Newt himself, with all his years in politics, should know that Step 1 after deciding to run is making sure your name will be on all the applicable ballots and so directed his staff, even if more moneyed candidates had gobbled up every experienced campaign staffer.
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  -Four GOP candidates fail to make Virginia primary ballot, judge rules Lasher  Jan-13-12 04:36 PM   #0 
  - I guess the chances of Romney and Paul in the Virginia primary are pretty good.  No Elephants   Jan-13-12 05:00 PM   #1 
     - I think both of them are dumb as a bag of hammers.  Lasher   Jan-13-12 05:45 PM   #2 
        - Both of them have run before and both have enough money to hire staff who know the ropes.  No Elephants   Jan-13-12 09:57 PM   #3 
           - Well there was that thing back in June when all of Newt's staff resigned.  Lasher   Jan-13-12 11:12 PM   #4 
              - Which indicates to me that the he hired the wrong batch twice.  No Elephants   Jan-14-12 10:25 AM   #5 
                 - I bow to your superior logic.  Lasher   Jan-14-12 11:25 AM   #6 
                    - Geez. No need to bow.  No Elephants   Jan-14-12 02:34 PM   #7 
                       - I have been thinking for awhile now that I need to spend more time on an actual life, sans internet.  Lasher   Jan-14-12 02:57 PM   #8 
                          - You can make a difference by working for local candidates.  Rhiannon12866   Jan-15-12 02:09 AM   #9 
                             - All my representatives are Democrats.  Lasher   Jan-15-12 08:48 AM   #10 
                             - To quote Bubba, "I feel your pain."  No Elephants   Jan-15-12 11:19 AM   #11 
                             - You can make a bigger difference if you choose the local candidates or run yourself.  No Elephants   Jan-15-12 11:38 AM   #12 

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