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We need strategy. Who can be the left’s Karl Rove? (english)
17 Sep 2003
Modified: 18 Sep 2003
Let's talk strategy.
We need strategy. Who can be the left’s Karl Rove?

I have seen discussions on the left about tactics and strategy, but most of them are based on “well, I did this and it worked OK” and “don’t do this, I did it and it was a disaster.” I have not seen focus groups, polls, or serious research of political demographics, trends, history, and so forth. I have not heard anyone say "Hey, hey ho ho" is favored by urban professionals by 2 points over "Down with..."" and I've never heard of Karl Rove saying "Well, once I burned a flag and got on the news, so why not try it again?"

But we all know who keeps inexplicably winning.

Here is the ultimate collection of research and advice on strategy and tactics I have found:
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Right vs Left = Divide + Conquer (english)
18 Sep 2003
Falling for that old bankster ploy, are you?
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