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A summer lull in campaign action means extra time to gear up for the electoral battles ahead of this fall, in , and beyond. As Democrats across the country deliberate party priorities and the best ways to communicate our values after a series of losses, you can sit back and do the same with these porch reads. Most of us have long since exited the fetal position that November 8 left us in, but only a thorough examination of the election will set Democrats up for success at the polls in years to come. Shattered is the ultimate campaign post-mortem; a narrative bolstered by anonymous insight from Clinton staffers with little to lose. The authors build a persuasive case that high-level staff in-fighting, excessive trust in analytics over direct voter contact, and above all else, the absence of a clear message plagued the Clinton campaign from the start and turned manageable problems into insurmountable obstacles.
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It remains the best campaign book, and one of the best political books, of all time. Indeed so gripping that I polished it off in two sittings. And then there was the Sarah Palin factor. With Obama running for a second term, the majority of Double Down follows the Republican primaries, a brutal affair in itself. Essentially Game of Thrones , but where military might is replaced with marketing clout.
The presidential election will likely go down as one of the most dramatic in American history. If you're not yet tired of the, "How did this happen? In this book, she details her days following him around 40 states as he campaigned for president. She gives readers a real inside look on what it's like to be a female journalist on the campaign trail. According to reviews on Amazon , the narrative is so riveting that you won't be able to put it down. How can two parties with such opposite views come together now to make real policy change? CNN commentator Van Jones hopes to answer that question with his book, which exposes the failures of both parties that led to the divided state of the US today.
I was criticized as too progressive, too conservative, too middle-of-the-road. In , when Tea Party fever swept through congressional districts, I sat in a slow-moving convertible, waving to crowds at a Memorial Day parade. People waved back, many with one particular finger. The crowd of 3, became so inflamed that a contingent of local police had to escort me to my car. I brushed it off.