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Leaked Democrat Re-election Strategy Memo (Shhh, donít let on that we have it)
democrats leak via email | August 21, 2010 | sickoflibs post

Posted on 08/21/2010 10:21:04 AM PDT by sickoflibs

This un-sourced memo someone forwarded me shows what terrible trouble democrats are in. Please don't gloat (too much) when reading it and don't let democrats know we have it.

Good day Representative
Many of you have been noticing how the party has been polling very poorly in approval ratings lately. If left unchecked this could be a serious problem in November. Your party leadership has determined that this is just a simple problem of you mis-communicating with your voters. Because this has been the most successful congress of our lifetime, we have concluded your faulty messaging is the problem. We have done some poll and focus group research testing and believe that just a few simple changes in your message will turn the election into another great victory for our party. Here are a few simple tips for re-election:

Tip 1 : Avoid Talking about our legislative Accomplishments
Many of you are making the mistake of talking about the Economic Recovery Package (aka jobs bill) , Banking and Health care reform. This is a big mistake. Your voters are not smart enough to appreciate all we have done for them. In fact, even you are not qualified to talk about those bills yourselves because you probably never read them yourselves even though you voted for them. If asked about these bills, act like you never heard of them. There is a misunderstanding that some of you thought these reforms would become more popular with time. But that is silly. The best legislation is hated by everyone; and these bills easily meet that test. So cheer up and see below for some winning messages to send instead.

Tip 2 : Avoid Talking about your Party Leadership
They are an especially dangerous subject to talk about. Harry Reid, Nancy Pelosi and Barrack Obama are the greatest leaders in the history of this country, but they are as popular as child molesters right now. If you are asked about them say you don’t know them and don’t agree with them. Tell them you are an independent thinker who decides issue by issue on your own (till the next vote, tee hee) .

Tip 3 : It’s about the minority (other) party, not about us
Some of you think that this election is about you. Tip 1 explained why this is a losing strategy. You can make this election about the minority party instead of us. Explain how they opposed all our initiatives. This might seem to be a loser since our initiates are so unpopular right now; but you can tell them our bills only turned out crappy because the minority voted against them. Then say you need to be re-elected to keep this from happening again. (Don’t worry if this doesn’t make sense after you think about it a bit, your voters are idiots. They elected you didn’t they?)

Tip 4 : Winning Message : No matter how bad things are, things could always be worse
This one is so easy. No matter how bad things are, and they are very bad; people can always be made to imagine even worse. It is your job to get your voters to imagine the ‘what might have been’ could have been worse than anything they ever imagined. Are they unemployed? Tell them to imagine living on the street eating out of garbage cans. Are they living on the street homeless now? Tell them to imagine being deported to Mexico. Has their health insurance premiums doubled? Tell them to imagine being treated in Mexico by a Mexican doctor. Then tell them that your votes in congress kept that all from happening and they need to re-elect you. What is nice about this approach is that it applies no matter how bad things get.

Tip 5 : Winning Message : The best things always cost more (make Health Reform a winner)
There is a huge misunderstanding about health reform. Many voters actually think we promised that this will control costs and lower the deficit. This is ridiculous. How can providing free (cost shifted) health care to millions of new patients with new expensive mandates possibly cost less? Remind them that the best things in life cost the most. Ask them if they notice that the more expensive cars are nicer than the cheaper ones. Tell them that the mandated insurance will help them in the long run. Take mandated pregnancy and birth related coverage for example. Someday embryonic stem cell research may lead to a way for men to have a baby. Tell your male voters that the federal government mandating that they buy coverage for birth and pregnancy related treatments and tests could help them some day if they become pregnant by accident.

Tip 6 : Winning Message : tax cuts for the rich hurts you
Envy is a much stronger emotion than self interest. Your voters won’t care if they are starving and homeless as long as they think you are punishing ‘the rich’. Tell them the rich benefited from your misfortune and that you have the power to punish them if you are re-elected. They will never found out that you voted to have their property condemned and taken away to build that new mall. Or that you voted to make him pay a health care tax that union members are exempt from.

Tip 7: Winning Message : Bush never really left office, he is still running things
Bush can be a gold mine again. We won two election landslides complaining about Bush. Right now he is trying to make that difficult for us by being invisible but you can bring him back in spirit. Talk about him all the time. Make your voters see his smirking face again talking about tax cuts for the rich or bailing out rich bankers or being ‘the decider’ or foreclosing on their home after selling them a subprime loan . Tell them you heard that he is secretly running the tea parties and is planning a comeback. Tell them they need to re-elect you to keep that from happening. And if they complain about anything going bad now, remind them it is all Bush’s fault. It’s a really a double dip recession, or triple dip. Well you get it. ‘Bush, Bush, Bush is coming back’.

Tip 8: A timeless winner for every election: Accuse the other party of racism
This is always the BEST last resort. Your job is to make blacks and Hispanics terrified of Republicans. Keep telling them the Tea Party is racist; that it’s the K.K.Klan’s rebirth. You know how hard it is to get minorities to vote; so then you have to scare the daylights out of them. Make them think of hangings and burning crosses and George Bush smirking at them being evicted and more tax cuts for the rich. Remember Roosevelts“You have nothing to fear but fear its self”? Well we have nothing to offer but fear it’s self.

And remember that the most famous heroes became well known after they were dead. Have patience for getting that credit. It is coming. We promise. You just might NOT be alive to see it.


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1 posted on 08/21/2010 10:21:06 AM PDT by sickoflibs
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To: NFHale; genetic homophobe; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; markomalley; stephenjohnbanker; ...

Those democrats are up to no good ping !


2 posted on 08/21/2010 10:25:01 AM PDT by sickoflibs ("It's not the taxes, the redistribution is the federal spending=tax delayed")
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To: sickoflibs; All

http://www.freerepublic.com/~atomicpunk/

The Liberal Lexicon
A Conservative’s Dictionary of Libberish


3 posted on 08/21/2010 10:26:02 AM PDT by ATOMIC_PUNK (Any man may make a mistake ; none but a fool will persist in it . { Latin proverb })
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To: ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker; DoughtyOne; rabscuttle385; mkjessup; Gilbo_3; ...

In case I missed you :)


4 posted on 08/21/2010 10:30:00 AM PDT by sickoflibs ("It's not the taxes, the redistribution is the federal spending=tax delayed")
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To: sickoflibs
"Not to worry about low polls, Democrats. A B-i-g October Surprise is coming.
I ordered the DNC to send every Dem the book, 'Get Sexier in Ninety Days.' "

"And Robert Redford's showing us how to smolder before a teleprompter."

Harry practices "smoldering."

5 posted on 08/21/2010 10:31:54 AM PDT by Liz
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Dem strategists advise candidates that Obama is “a walking radioactive disaster” ......

"Can't a guy chill out without being called a damn "walking radioactive disaster? "

6 posted on 08/21/2010 10:35:16 AM PDT by Liz
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To: sickoflibs
This un-sourced memo someone forwarded me shows what terrible trouble democrats are in. Please don't gloat (too much) when reading it and don't let democrats know we have it.

Good day Representative

Many of you have been noticing how the party has been polling very poorly in approval ratings lately. If left unchecked this could be a serious problem in November. Your party leadership has determined that this is just a simple problem of you mis-communicating with your voters.

Here are a few simple tips for re-election:

Tip # 1; Pretend and act like you are a right wing conservative (or at leat a Blue Dog).

Tip # 2; Run like hell from Obama, Reid, Pelosi.

7 posted on 08/21/2010 10:35:43 AM PDT by umgud (Obama is a failed experiment.)
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It is especially dangerous to talk about Harry Reid, Nancy Pelosi and
Barack Obama as the greatest leaders in the history of this country b/c,
right now, they are as popular as child molesters........

" I'm Chris Hansen with NBC, and we're doing a series on child molesters."
"What are you doing in this House? And why did you bring condoms?"

8 posted on 08/21/2010 10:42:52 AM PDT by Liz
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To: sickoflibs

Very cute essay! LOL


9 posted on 08/21/2010 10:43:10 AM PDT by wintertime (Good ideas win! Why? Because people are not stupid.)
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To: sickoflibs
Obama was once perceived as having the honesty of Truman
and the historic mission of FDR riding to the nation's rescue.


10 posted on 08/21/2010 10:50:08 AM PDT by Liz
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To: sickoflibs
"And remember that the most famous heroes became well known after they were dead. Have patience for getting that credit. It is coming. We promise.">>>>>>>>>>>>>

Are they fixing to kill more people?

11 posted on 08/21/2010 10:55:21 AM PDT by Candor7 (Obama . fascist info..http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html)
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To: sickoflibs

According to tip #7, it’s still Bush’s fault. LOL


12 posted on 08/21/2010 11:00:40 AM PDT by meyer (Our own government has become our enemy,...)
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To: sickoflibs
Those democrats are up to no good ping !


13 posted on 08/21/2010 11:02:13 AM PDT by paulycy (Demand Constitutionality Now: Islamo-Marxism is Evil.)
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To: sickoflibs

This official memo was written by Laura Ingraham er, er discovered by Laura.


14 posted on 08/21/2010 11:02:39 AM PDT by stevem
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To: stevem

It reads like a campaign strategy for high school class president.


15 posted on 08/21/2010 11:09:33 AM PDT by Col Frank Slade
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To: paulycy
The three desperadoes.

Bold outlaws that they are, bold outlaws that they do.


16 posted on 08/21/2010 11:16:39 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist (The fool has said in his heart, " there is no GOD " ..)
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To: paulycy; Trillian

I want this as a bumper sticker or billboard in the yard...


17 posted on 08/21/2010 11:26:39 AM PDT by Conservative4Life (Those who don't learn from the past are condemned to repeat it. Elections have consequences.)
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To: sickoflibs

....;-)


18 posted on 08/21/2010 11:32:07 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker ((.Go troops! " Vote out RINOS. They screw you EVERY time" Jim Robinson))
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To: Conservative4Life
I want this as a bumper sticker or billboard in the yard...

Print it out and do with it what you will. (It's mine, I say it's OK. :0)

19 posted on 08/21/2010 12:45:45 PM PDT by paulycy (Demand Constitutionality Now: Islamo-Marxism is Evil.)
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To: sickoflibs
Harry Reid, Nancy Pelosi and Barrack Obama are the greatest leaders in the history of this country, but they are as popular as child molesters right now.

Reminds me of how popular ISO9000 was, and how we all wished somebody would take it off our hands, where I used to work. "They will treat it like a dead racoon...."


20 posted on 08/21/2010 1:05:36 PM PDT by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas (Lt. Col. Ralph Peters: Obama is the dog who caught the fire truck!)
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