Thursday, March 4, 2010

Using Fear as a Tool for Fundraising

This article is about a Republic fundraising presentation where they describe their voters as being motivated by "fear, extreme reactions to current administration," and as being "reactionary. The comments in the article are even more interesting since they are mostly anti-Republican (rare for comments), but with a relatively large number of Republican comments who make either ridiculous claims or the same statements about Obama as usual. One comment of note was one that did not reference the story's subject, but where the commenter felt that most Americans felt Obama was bad for America (a bit ridiculous as well since the polls are relatively evenly divided).

Another interesting comment was one from a anti-Republic commenter who said that this story would never make it into the "mainstream media."

Notably, these articles/slides come from Politico (non-partisan) and

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