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motorcityliberal Donating Member (108 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-05-10 11:57 PM
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5. It could be
The main problems the Democratic ticket face was this campaign didn't have enough money to counter "I'm just a guy that wants to help Michigan" message Snyder and his allies in the media was pushing.

2.Media: The only liberal station in the Detroit area is 1310 WDTW but there hasn't been a local talk show host at the station since what mid 2006 or early 2007 when you had Nancy Skinner hosting the morning show. Other than Ed Schultz giving Virg Bernero a platform where have you seen him in the press? His "Let it Rip" segment was too short. Plus it doesn't help when the three major (Yes I have to count the Michigan Chronicle as major newspaper because I know people who read it) newspapers recycle Snyder's talking points.

3. Backing from Dem leadership: Where the hell were they? Other than Bill Clinton I didn't see too many Democratic officials especially those in the city of Detroit pushing for Virg.
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