Tag Archives: Pivoting for the General Election

Beyond the Etch-a-Sketch

When Barry Goldwater ran for president in 1964 he ran a bold campaign, saying he was offering America “a choice, not an echo” – he wouldn’t try to be all things to all people, trying to please this voting block … Continue reading

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Seasonal Integrity

The middle of March in an election year – that’s when things get strange. That’s when the party out of power has to inspire its base, or outrage its base, or both. Do everything you can to win the party’s … Continue reading

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