My latest piece at The Nation tackles this question, with a look back at 2008, lessons learned then, and the new reality of 2012.. It kicks off my new daily blog focus there on the media and the campaign, after several weeks of a more general approach. “We are watching a conversion of our politics from the twentieth century to the twenty-first.”
And here's latest Obama ad, hitting Romney on "women's issues." Get ready for pushback--GOP claims Romney does (now) allow for certain "exemptions" for abortions. And see NYT editorial today on "Republicans vs. Women." I suppose that will draw charges of "coordinated" media attacks.
Monday, July 30, 2012
The Web, the 2012 Campaign--and a New Obama Ad
is author of a dozen books (click on covers at right), including the new "THE TUNNELS: Escapes Under the Berlin Wall and the Historic Films the JFK White House Tried to Kill." He was the longtime editor of Editor & Publisher. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Twitter: @GregMitch