Inside the Campaigns
Newsweek has apparently written an excellent article detailing the behind the scenes action of the 2004 Campaign.
When President Bush’s poll numbers surged in April after a press conference where his performance was derided by the press and the chattering classes, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. John Kerry was baffled, writes Newsweek Assistant Managing Editor Evan Thomas in an exclusive report in Newsweek’s special election issue. "He said with a sigh to one top staffer, ‘I can’t believe I’m losing to this idiot.
I’ve been involved in several campaigns of varying degree of importance, from Congressional races to school boards. The scenarios painted by Newsweek sound exactly the same regardless of the race.
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- October 10, 2004 -- 2004 Debates, Round Two (0)
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- October 13, 2004 -- Approval ratings and winning (0)
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- October 26, 2004 -- Missing Weapons in Iraq (0)
Furor Over Missing Explosives
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