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NJmaverick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jun-27-10 05:06 PM
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27. Isn't pointing out all the negatives, when campaigning, usually the job of the opposition?
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  -The elections are about four months away. What should Democrats campaign on: ProSense  Jun-27-10 01:42 PM   #0 
  - Carly Fiorina's golden parachute n/t  Enrique   Jun-27-10 01:45 PM   #1 
  - I voted Other. Local issues dominate the elections in Indiana  IndianaGreen   Jun-27-10 01:45 PM   #2 
  - I've heard that Dems will emphasize local issues this year.  polichick   Jun-27-10 02:42 PM   #15 
  - They should run on:  tekisui   Jun-27-10 01:48 PM   #3 
  - "Low unemployment, ending the wars, holding the bush...accountable, closing Gotmo, repealing DADT.."  ProSense   Jun-27-10 01:58 PM   #4 
  - It would be effective to voters.  tekisui   Jun-27-10 02:00 PM   #5 
  - "As long as unemployment is high, the wars escalate...people will see the Dems as ineffective."  ProSense   Jun-27-10 02:03 PM   #6 
     - "Still, they could campaign on withdrawing troops from Iraq."  tekisui   Jun-27-10 02:13 PM   #9 
  - That's how you get Democrats to vote for Democrats  Bluenorthwest   Jun-27-10 02:03 PM   #7 
  - "not on a bunch of half baked already finished business that really did not impress"  ProSense   Jun-27-10 02:07 PM   #8 
     - You are missing our points.  tekisui   Jun-27-10 02:14 PM   #10 
        - "They don't have much to run on"  ProSense   Jun-27-10 02:17 PM   #11 
           - That is our saving grace.  tekisui   Jun-27-10 02:21 PM   #12 
           - That is the point, though,  Vampire Knight   Jun-27-10 03:49 PM   #21 
              - There aren't very many of them.  tekisui   Jun-27-10 03:51 PM   #22 
           - Public discontent.  Vampire Knight   Jun-27-10 03:48 PM   #20 
              - Really?  ProSense   Jun-27-10 04:39 PM   #26 
                 - I'm not sure how much of that's true  Vampire Knight   Jun-27-10 08:01 PM   #45 
                    - "As far as blaming Bush,..  ProSense   Jun-27-10 08:05 PM   #46 
                       - Indeed. Things are quite precarious.  Vampire Knight   Jun-27-10 09:26 PM   #47 
  - It is the economy, the economy, and the economy.  RBInMaine   Jun-27-10 02:35 PM   #13 
     - Yes, and Republicans are still blamed and seen as obstructionists.  ProSense   Jun-27-10 05:59 PM   #35 
        - This is the argument that Dems need to hammer home loud and clear.  RBInMaine   Jun-28-10 09:29 AM   #48 
  - Isn't pointing out all the negatives, when campaigning, usually the job of the opposition?  NJmaverick   Jun-27-10 05:06 PM   #27 
     - Yes.  HughMoran   Jun-27-10 05:37 PM   #32 
     - I posted what they could have run on, what they should be running  tekisui   Jun-27-10 06:14 PM   #36 
        - The OP asked what we should be running on  NJmaverick   Jun-27-10 06:50 PM   #40 
           - It was sarcasm, sorry you missed it.  tekisui   Jun-27-10 06:57 PM   #42 
  - Campaign on telling other Democrats that they have no where else to go.  hulka38   Jun-27-10 02:40 PM   #14 
  - Eternal war, Corporate bailouts, cutting "entitlement programs", targeting for assassinat ion n/t  Catherina   Jun-27-10 02:45 PM   #16 
  - I know people do not want to hear this.. but look what we are running against  Peacetrain   Jun-27-10 02:47 PM   #17 
  - They are fascist. It is how far right they have gone.  harun   Jun-27-10 03:41 PM   #19 
  - So far it seems campaigns based on local issues have been successful.  AtomicKitten   Jun-27-10 03:10 PM   #18 
  - For Senate races; harp on the filibuster and Republican misuse of it  treestar   Jun-27-10 03:53 PM   #23 
  - privatizing, union-busting, and firing all 4 million teachers. nt  LWolf   Jun-27-10 03:54 PM   #24 
  - aa  besdayz   Jun-27-10 04:28 PM   #25 
  - None of the above.  Beacool   Jun-27-10 05:14 PM   #28 
  - How about a  ProSense   Jun-27-10 05:16 PM   #29 
     - Yeah, I'm sure that this graph is going to be of consolation to the millions who are unemployed.  Beacool   Jun-27-10 05:35 PM   #31 
        - You think the Parties campaigning will be a consolation? n/t  ProSense   Jun-27-10 05:40 PM   #33 
        - What would console them?  Phx_Dem   Jun-27-10 05:44 PM   #34 
  - one focus would win above all others, IMO  nickinSTL   Jun-27-10 05:18 PM   #30 
  - OTHER: How "bipartisan" we are.  tom_paine   Jun-27-10 06:15 PM   #37 
  - It could work.  ProSense   Jun-27-10 06:25 PM   #38 
     - OK, then  tom_paine   Jun-27-10 06:52 PM   #41 
  - "we're not batshit crazy like Republicans"  depakid   Jun-27-10 06:36 PM   #39 
  - JOBS and how the Deficit Hawks want to send us back into Recession.  Odin2005   Jun-27-10 07:34 PM   #43 
     - Can't campaign against deficit hawks.  ProSense   Jun-27-10 07:36 PM   #44 

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