Walter Shapiro: “The Democrats are trapped in the trap of campaign advisors. The president’s party is animated by the belief that some political phraser will invent the five or six magic words that will transform the 2022 elections “.
“Sorry, politics doesn’t work like that anymore, if it ever worked …”
“We have long exaggerated the power of election advisers in both parties to cloud the minds of voters. In high-profile racing, most TV commercials cancel each other out. And it’s hard to think of a slogan in any out-of-year election this century that has made a difference. “