Skip to comments.One year later, Democrats try to use painful lessons of 2016 to guide future campaigns
Posted on 11/03/2017 8:27:44 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
As hordes of progressives make plans to scream helplessly at the sky Wednesday to protest the one-year anniversary of Donald Trumps election, the influential Democrats whose strategic missteps and disconnectedness to the electorate helped deliver his victory have other plans.
The operatives and donors who propelled Hillary Clintons campaign are combing ever deeper through the painful details of an election gone terribly wrong for Democrats as they determinedly try to correct course. They are seizing on the clarity that comes with distance to plunge into difficult discussions about what might have been done differently and how they can put those lessons to use in upcoming elections.
The refocusing is driven by reams of election autopsies, many making use of modern tech tools to pinpoint with impressive precision how steep the cost was of each false move the Clinton campaign made and how badly the campaign missed the pulse of an electorate yearning to shake things up.
There was another a big problem the Clinton campaign couldnt do much about: Voters perceived her as the establishment. Among the many voters who disliked both her and Trump, most broke toward him in the end, analysts poring through polling data have found. Democrats are quick to point out now that Republicans control everything in Washington, hoping that voters continued anti-establishment fervor will be the GOPs problem now.
But last years election made clear that exploiting the desire for change requires a different playbook, one that involves paying more attention to what voters are thinking, instead of what a computer model predicts they should think.
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1. Lesson #1. Stop the identity politics that is tearing the nation apart and making people flee the Dem party.
2. Lesson #2. Ignore Lesson #1.
They’ll just double down.Too stupid and corrupt otherwise they wouldnt be democrats in first place.
Hire the Russian political wizards who managed to steal a billion dollar election with a pocketful of rubles. /s
I wonder if they will ever dig deep enough to discover the simple truth staring at their faces that Americans don’t want to buy what they’re selling.
“I wonder if they will ever dig deep enough to discover the simple truth staring at their faces that Americans dont want to buy what theyre selling.”
Ad Exec One to Ad Exec Two: “But the dogs won’t eat the food ...”
This is going to be like the YouTube videos of strange sounds.
Maybe they should try representing American citizens instead of citizens of other countries who broke into our country.............nah.
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