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reggieandlee

(784 posts)
Thu Mar 28, 2019, 09:39 AM Mar 2019

BTRTN: How to Break Out from the Crowded Pack of Candidates? Find "The Most Important Thing"

Born To Run The Numbers sees weak messaging strategies across the field of Democratic candidates, and has some stern advice:

http://www.borntorunthenumbers.com/2019/03/btrtn-how-to-break-out-from-crowded.html

Excerpts: "Yes, there is a silver lining in the Mueller report. Democrats finally know that the only way they can get Donald Trump out of office is at the ballot box. Now they can stop wasting time dreaming about impeachment and focus on the 2020 election. Democrats who assumed that Donald Trump would be so soiled by scandal and accusation that he would be very beatable in 2020 just got a monster of a wake-up call. It’s quite the opposite: Trump now has a blunt instrument that he can use to bludgeon Democrats… that he was right all along, noooooooo ko-luuuuge-shun! Witch Hunt! Fake News! Deep State!"...Most of you candidates are off to milquetoast starts... if Buttigieg can outshine six U.S. Senators, a current and former governor, and a few members of the House on his very first whirlwind tour of the talk shows, then the other declared Democrats are not cutting it. And that, even this early in the game, is cause for concern..." "Democratic candidates could actually learn a lesson from Trump. You can loathe him, diss him, curse him, and belittle him, but if you want to know how to break out from an over-crowded field of candidates, just take a look at his playbook. He showed sixteen reasonably impressive 2016 Republican presidential contenders what a long-shot candidate must do to seize the momentum. In 2016, Trump had a vastly superior marketing strategy than his opponents. He drew up an extremely short list of the issues that he calculated were the most important to the most Republicans. He decided to focus only on them, and to do so at a decibel level that could not be ignored. He chose immigration, the loss of manufacturing jobs, and 'stupid' treaties and deals that he claimed took advantage of the United States. Then he went after those three issues with a boldness, focus, and gusto that no other candidate matched..." Dems, do your homework. Study the playbook.

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Undecided
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BTRTN: How to Break Out from the Crowded Pack of Candidates? Find "The Most Important Thing" (Original Post) reggieandlee Mar 2019 OP
Healthcare, fair wages and taxes, infrastructure, environment Freddie Mar 2019 #1
Buttigieg is writing his own playbook. marylandblue Mar 2019 #2
Why does anyone post this source? MrsCoffee Mar 2019 #3
 

Freddie

(9,325 posts)
1. Healthcare, fair wages and taxes, infrastructure, environment
Thu Mar 28, 2019, 09:55 AM
Mar 2019

In that order. We can easily point out that they have done and will do nothing about these things, and indeed make them worse.

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden
 

marylandblue

(12,344 posts)
2. Buttigieg is writing his own playbook.
Thu Mar 28, 2019, 09:58 AM
Mar 2019

He takes about values, community and embracing the future.

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden
 

MrsCoffee

(5,803 posts)
3. Why does anyone post this source?
Thu Mar 28, 2019, 10:01 AM
Mar 2019

It’s a joke.

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden
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