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Despite Hype, Obama’s Email List
Won’t Be a Second-Term Game-Changer

Daily Beast, by Matt Taylor

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Posted By:Oblio, 11/24/2012 1:04:57 PM

As it did in 2008, the Obama operation rolled on Election Day this year—making the president the first Democrat since FDR to twice claim an outright majority of the popular vote. But despite suggestions from the administration that it will use its potent supporters list as a second-term “game-changer,” the activist left is fearful it will again be kept in the field and out of the halls of power. Obama’s vaunted campaign machine, “OFA”—short for “Obama for America” during election season,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 11/24/2012 2:31:37 PM     (No. 9032093)

They are only needed at election time. Otherwise the administration prefer they keep quiet and bask in Obama´s presence (presents?)

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