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Race Wasn’t a Factor for Obama Campaigners

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Posted on Nov 10, 2008

Shortly after winning the presidential election, Barack Obama’s campaign bigwigs sat down with “60 Minutes.” Asked how they dealt with the candidate’s race, David Plouffe and gang said they just didn’t.

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By Tony Wicher, November 11, 2008 at 1:58 am Link to this comment

You would say this troublesum. Thing is, they did a DAMN good job in a way that nobody else managed to do for the election, because with the exception of the Obama Team, ALL the rest of them are stuck in another Century.

As for the 20 points, that might depend on who’s doing the counting. I’d say it was more than 20 points. I mean, how else do you describe a flippin’ electoral LANDSLIDE, and the matching popular vote?

If we were back in the day playing bid whist, I know some folks who would have been willing to stretch this to BOSTON! For sure!

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By troublesum, November 10, 2008 at 6:52 pm Link to this comment

These people are rediculous congradulating themselves on winning.  A Labrador Retriever could have won running against republicans this year.  Obama should have won by 20 points.  What did they do wrong?

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