**Posted by Phineas
And I don’t mean George Orwell’s brilliant and horrific novel.
Rather, we once again will have a Democratic candidate campaigning openly on the need to raise taxes. Back then, it was Walter Mondale trying to unseat President Reagan. Now it’s President Obama, trying to keep his job against the challenge from… ??
Whoever the Republican nominee is, he would do well to look at the Reagan campaign’s old commercials for a winning message. Here’s one:
(via Dan Mitchell)
Change “Mondale” to “Obama” and the script is ready for shooting. Especially when Obama keeps claiming that we are, indeed, better off than we were four years ago.
Whatever he’s smoking, I want some.
(Crossposted at Public Secrets)