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  • Autopsy 2012: Blame the Consultants? (Skimming money from donor-funded media placements)

    03/18/2013 7:51:16 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 2 replies
    National Review ^ | 3/18/13 | John Fund
    For as long as heís been president, Barack Obama, has been the top target for attack at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington. D.C. But this year, there may have been a close second: the Republican political-consultant class, which many CPAC attendees blame for the partyís poor 2012 showing. -snip- Without directly taking on Romney, Republican National Committee member Morton Blackwell, from Virginia, joined Caddell in criticizing the practice of many campaigns of allowing consultants to take a commission when they score media placements, which skews the campaignís efforts away from grassroots efforts and direct contacts with voters...
  • Truth about GOPe

    03/15/2013 8:50:56 AM PDT · by ctpsb · 8 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 03/14/2013 | Michael Patrick Leahy
    "Pat Caddell, the Fox News Contributor and Democrat pollster who engineered Jimmy Carterís 1976 Presidential victory, blew the lid off CPAC on Thursday with a blistering attack on "racketeering" Republican consultants who play wealthy donors like "marks.""
  • Caddell Unloads on 'Racketeering' GOP Consultants

    03/15/2013 5:59:09 AM PDT · by DManA · 61 replies
    Breitbart ^ | March 14, 2013 | Michael Patrick Leahy
    Pat Caddell, the Fox News Contributor and Democrat pollster who engineered Jimmy Carterís 1976 Presidential victory, blew the lid off CPAC on Wednesday with a blistering attack on "racketeering" Republican consultants who play wealthy donors like "marks." "I blame the donors who allow themselves to be played for marks. I blame the people in the grassroots for allowing themselves to be played for suckers....It's time to stop being marks. It's time to stop being suckers. Itís time for you people to get real," he told the audience that included two top Republican consultants. . . . Caddell left no doubt...
  • The Quisling Consultants

    12/02/2012 11:16:34 AM PST · by Resettozero · 19 replies
    The American Spectator ^ | 11.29.2012 | Jeffrey Lord
    ... The big deal is that when Steve Schmidt and Mike Murphy sit down on the sets of liberal television shows and bash Rush Limbaugh and what Schmidt calls "the conservative entertainment complex" -- meaning talk radio and Fox News -- they wind up sharply illustrating the GOP's real problem. The real problem is people like Schmidt and Murphy. The real problem is the fact they and so many GOP others make their well-paid livings catering to exactly what the "conservative entertainment complex" spends all of its time fighting: the "political consultant-big government complex." Schmidt and Murphy are the political...