Thursday, November 6, 2014

Cenk Uygur: Democrats Lost By Running Away From Their Base

Cenk Uygur of The Young Turks argues that the Democrats failed to appeal to their base during the 2014 mid-term elections. Instead of campaigning on the successes of Obamacare and the economy, they ran away from President Obama and positioned themselves as Republican lite. GOP strategists agree. Uygur cites Rob Collins, National Republican Senatorial Committee executive, who said, “Democrats sidelined their best messenger by running from President Obama. They were so focused on independents that they forget they had a base. They left their base behind. They became Republican lite.” Watch:

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