Today politicians are scripted, packaged with sound bytes developed from polling and strategies more reminiscent of selling laundry detergent than political ideals. With the current “take-no-prisoners” battle plans and the demonization of your opponent, John McCain READ MORE
While the state of New Hampshire is rolling in revenue and has been for four or five years, property-poor school districts who won two landmark Supreme Court education decisions two decades ago are in crisis, while lawmakers reduce their state aid. READ MORE
The politics of personal destruction or demonization has been around for some time but is now the preferred strategy beginning early in a campaign. Hit your opponent hard and at his or her core before he or she can hit you.
The Senate 2012 redistricting makes it nearly impossible for Democrats to control the Senate as Districts 4, 5, 10, 13, 15 and 21 are packed with Democrats leaving many former contestable seats firmly in Republican hands. READ MORE