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Better Millstones Needed

By ThinkProgress on July 29, 2008 at 2:24 pm

"Better Millstones Needed"

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Patrick O’Connor reports on the new GOP political strategy:

They’ll also begin to use “Pelosi-Reid-Obama” in the all-in-the-same-breath way that Democrats now use “Bush-McCain” — to make the parties’ popular candidates indistinguishable from their less beloved incumbents.

This was more or less Bill Kristol’s column a couple of days ago. The trouble is that as best I can tell, Pelosi isn’t nearly unpopular enough for this to work. Her approval ratings are always in the thirties and so are her disapproval ratings. She’s not a wildly popular figure, but she rates quite a bit better than George W. Bush and meanwhile is pretty obscure and unknown by a large block of people.

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