The Chickens Come Home to Roost

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  1. OldRegular

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    Obama campaign roiled by conflict

    President Barack Obama’s campaign team, celebrated four years ago for its exceptional cohesion and eyes-on-the-prize strategic focus, has been shadowed this time by a succession of political disagreements and personal rivalries that haunted the effort at the outset.

    Second-guessing about personnel, strategy and tactics has been a dominant theme of the reelection effort, according to numerous current and former Obama advisers who were interviewed for “Obama’s Last Stand,” an e-book out Monday published in a collaboration between POLITICO and Random House.

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    The effort in Chicago, meanwhile, has been bedeviled by some of the drama Obama so deftly dodged in 2008 — including, at a critical point earlier this year, a spat that left senior operatives David Axelrod and Stephanie Cutter barely on speaking terms — and growing doubts about the effectiveness of Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz.



    Read more: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0812/79867.html#ixzz246ikeruC
     
  2. Arbo

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    Read this this morning. Nothing in it surprises me.
     
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    I doubt Ms Shultz has much to do with the disarray of the Obama campaign.
     

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