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The brilliance of Barack Obama’s team

Posted by TopOfTheThread on July 1, 2008

Barack Obama is not just a Democrat proselytizing for change. There are lots of people who want change. He is at the helm of a powerful marketing team.

His team understands the 18-25 age group, web 2.0 audience. They understand the mentality and how to use the tools; FaceBook, MySpace, YouTube, email, and viral marketing.

They have done an exceptional job using these tools to raise funds, awareness, and generate following. You can see it in the dollars raised. You see it in his victory over HIllary. You can see it in his messages.

He (his campiagn) has embraced the openness, or at least given the appearance of embracing the openness, of the under 30 crowd. Note: The openness of the younger generation has created the Biggest Generation Gap Since Rock-n-Roll. (See the Wall Street Journal Article from 2.9.07) … but this generation is unbelievably powerful… one in which one person is so much more empowered than anytime in history to affect other people’s opinions and messages. One person has the ability to influence hundreds, if not thousands of other people… and Obama’s team is planting the seeds…

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Obama’s campaign will be case study in the future…

Here is the latest example of a successful tactic: This video (below) was posted this weekend. It is a video of his campiagn manager explaining the latest status and strategy. This is a brilliant move of including and empowering people to participate.

Brilliant. Whether Obama wins or loses in November, Kudos to the Obama Team!

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2008 Presidential Election and Media Influence

Posted by TopOfTheThread on June 14, 2008

The media always influences, or attempts to influence, your thoughts.

Barak Obama Hillary Clinton John McCain

Certain TV stations are Democrat-biased. Others Republican-Oriented .The subtly of the biases varies.

I really like this example:

The anti-McCain bias jumped off the page.The cover of Direct Magazine (directmag.com) June 2008. Obama is presented as the happy, good looking, approachable, high-tech person. Hillary Clinton is drawn as a cheating, bug-eyed person. John McCain is presented as an old, asleep-at-the-wheel candidate.

There’s no arguing Obama is the winner in this presentation.

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Obama and Hillary wear each other out — McCain wins

Posted by TopOfTheThread on May 13, 2008

The last election should have been a slam dunk for the Democrats. They couldn’t get a “satisfactory” candidate to beat George W. Bush. Bush had a horrendous first term. The election was there for the taking. (Martin Sheen would have probably won that election.)

Is the same thing going to happen again?

We’re in the midst of a historically poor administration. It happens to be Bush and Republican.

If the democrats cannot win this general election, perhaps they should fold.
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