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Battenfeld: Political ploy masked as gratitude? No thank you (Dem Chairwoman DWS, naturally)
The Boston Herald ^ | April 23, 2013 | Joe Battenfeld

Posted on 04/23/2013 9:19:46 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

You knew it would happen eventually, but so soon?

It took only one week for a partisan group — in this case the Democratic Party — to turn the terror bombings in Boston into a crass political ploy.

Democratic National Committee chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz was behind this tasteless tactic, sending out an email and tweet asking people to sign a supposed “thank you note” to the first responders. That would be nice except for the fact that in order to “sign” the note, you have to give the Democratic party your email account and ZIP code.

“We’ll collect every note we get and deliver them to Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and Boston Mayor Tom Men­ino so they can pass along your 
 Schultz writes.

But that’s not all they’re collecting.

This is a classic “data mining” technique that candidates and political organizations use to target 

voters to raise money. The thank you note even includes a disclaimer saying the DNC can use the information they get for any political purposes or even advertising.

Pretty clear, right? Not 
apparently to Democrats, who not only refused to apologize, but actually defended the blatant fundraising pitch while blaming Republicans for “politicizing” the issue by criticizing Democrats.....

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TOPICS: Massachusetts; Issues; Parties; State and Local
KEYWORDS: boston; bostonmassacre; democrats

1 posted on 04/23/2013 9:19:46 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Talk about a political ploy!
Moslems do it “religiously”:

2 posted on 04/23/2013 9:35:22 PM PDT by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“This is a classic “data mining” technique”

We’re calling 15 or 17 years “classic”, now?

I’ll remember to tell my girlfriend that, Friday night.

3 posted on 04/23/2013 9:45:41 PM PDT by Psycho_Bunny (Thought Puzzle: Describe Islam without using the phrase "mental disorder" more than four times.)
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