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No Elephants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-14-12 11:25 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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