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  • slayer98_l slayer98_l Jun 21, 2012 7:15 PM Flag

    Pubs use Cold War Tactic against Incumbent

    Divide- Dilute- Outspend- to Conquer

    I'll call it the "DDO2C" <--an Acronym, if you will


    "Indeed, Republicans’ strategy to defeat Obama looks a lot like an arms race designed to exhaust the opponent, raising cash at record rates, pouring it into traditionally blue states — and forcing Chicago to burn through resources to defend its own territory.
    “It’s just like the Cold War. They’re going to force Obama to spend himself into oblivion — while trying to peel off constituencies like the Eastern Bloc,” said a Democratic strategist, citing lingering vulnerability with blue collar workers and potential Republican gains with hispanics. “The only question is which [constituency] will be the first domino.”…
    “There’s no way they’ll be able to keep up. Our SuperPACs are our Star Wars, if you will,” said the Republican…
    “He can run deficits all he wants as president, but there is no Federal Reserve to print more money for campaigns,” Wilson added. “Republicans are just spending at a rate they can’t keep pace with, and that’s going to hurt him in November.”"

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