Last week I wrote that the Obama campaign should serve as a master class in winning elections for Democrats, but, unfortunately, not enough California Democrats are playing attention to the Obama campaignâ€™s most important lessons. We’ve dealt with the first two lessons — (1) Blame Republicans and Present a Democratic Solution, and (2) Use the Internet. The remaining two Obama inspired lessons are (3) Expand the Electorate, and (4) Champion the Middle Class. Letâ€™s tackle them now.
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Back in July 2004, when the California legislature was 17 days late in voting on the state budget, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger mocked Democratic legislators by calling themâ€œgirlie-men.â€ But who’s the girlie-man now?
By Michael D. Fox/The Moving Target Contributing Writer The Obama campaign should serve as a master class in winning elections for Democrats.Â Unfortunately, not enough California Democrats are playing attention to the Obama campaignâ€™s most important lessons. As the effects of the stateâ€™s budget crisis and the nationâ€™s economic meltdown hit more and more California…