Q&A with Joe Trippi; Remember him?

One of the key architects of the Howard Dean insurgency, Joe Trippi transformed grassroots politics into digital enterprise that is today indispensable. Here’s the latest from Trippi: By 2016 there has been almost nothing new that really matters. Most of the campaigns are just trying to catch up with 2008 and 2012, and most of the focus has moved from…

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Like Admiral Ackbar said: It’s a Trap!

  Maybe it’s because my middle name is Francis and I learned to fight before I learned to read, but I don’t expect people to like me. This has given me the advantage in many situations. I’ve always asked the prettiest girls to dance. I’ve never been afraid of speaking in front of groups. And I’ve never shied away from…

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How Conservative Was Jack Kemp?

In light of the coarse and unrefined assault on Rep. Paul Ryan by ankle biters like Howie Carr and Ann Coulter, we can find some solace in an honest assessment of former Rep. Jack Kemp, the happy warrior and mentor to Speaker Ryan. The public square is a bit empty since the passing of Kemp whose ideas transcended race, class,…

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