Author Archives: publius

What’s missing from both Senate candidates’ FEC reports?

POLLING! In a race of this magnitude, public opinion polls are critical. Candidates and their advisors are often too protective of their ideas/philosophies/policies, and have no idea if advancing a particular issue will gain them votes. It doesn’t matter which issues are important to the candidate, it matters which issues are important to the voters. Polling tells you what messages…

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Last word on military uniforms

I knew there was something missing from the discussion of photos in uniform on campaign web sites, and I found it. Neither Jim or Jeff are in violation of the regulations. DOD Directive 1344.10, February 19, 2008, says: 4.3. Additional Limitations on Nomination or Candidacy and Campaigning 4.3.1. Members not on active duty who are nominees or candidates for the…

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