Thursday, January 3, 2008

Checking Out The Campaigns' Mood Rings

The NY Observer has a great article on the moods of the front-running Democratic campaigns in Iowa. The take-away line:

[Obama's chief strategist David] Axelrod also took a shot at Clinton pollster and chief strategist Mark Penn, who has spun furiously over the last two days to refute the notion that things were getting away from his candidate.

Mark Penn wrote a book called ‘Microtrends,’” Axelrod said. “But there are also macrotrends, and sometimes when the mood in the country is one of change it is hard to turn that around.”

(emphasis added)

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