consultants are sandburs

Thursday, December 27, 2012

“Our policies work and have been working,” Daudt insists, noting the paydown of the school funding shift although noting, too, a projected future deficit. “We failed to get the message to voters that we have done that,” Daudt said of the perceived hand in turning around the state budget. In part, the Republican message got garbled in the difficulties of explaining the nuances of budgeting to voters, Daudt believes. Beyond this, the sluggish economy has voters edgy, the political environment favorable to the attack. “It’s easier to convince somebody that somebody else is doing something wrong, rather than convincing them what you’re doing is right,” Daudt said. Like the Senate Republican Minority Leader David Hann, R-Eden Prairie, Daudt looks at the photo ID and marriage amendments their respective caucuses placed on the ballot as helpful to Republicans in some districts, hurtful in others. “Was it a mistake to put the (marriage) amendment on? I don’t know. I’m not really sure about that,” Daudt said.

Different name. More of the same.

This time, in the passenger seat.

OR -- Leave driving the legislative tractor to the higher nose count faction. Be helpful with an oil can, if needed. As a tractor collector, Daudt should understand.

This link. Headline is quoted from mid-item.

What does this part of the headline say to you:

In part, the Republican message got garbled in the difficulties of explaining the nuances of budgeting to voters, Daudt believes.

If dumb down the message is the new GOP mantra, where are the Emmers when needed?

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