A Vast Left-Wing Competency
: "How Democrats became the party of effective campaigning — and why the GOP isn’t catching up anytime soon." Sasha Issenberg, author of The Victory Lab
, has been writing a series of posts on Slate that focus on different aspects of "the new science of winning campaigns". [more inside]
Robert Reich writes today: My political prediction for 2012 (based on absolutely no inside information): Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden swap places
. Biden becomes Secretary of State -- a position he's apparently coveted for years. And Hillary Clinton, Vice President [more inside]
is an organization creating a ready-made slot on the 2012 presidential ballot
for an unnamed independent ticket, thus removing the biggest barrier to a 3rd party challenge. (Donald Trump suggests himself.)
The NYT thinks they'll qualify
in all 50 states.
they want a non-partisan, mixed-party ticket. Some
on the left
see a cabal of shadowy millionaires with ties to the FBI, CIA and military behind it. Team Obama is concerned.