It is sometimes unclear whether political campaigns are run for the benefit of the voters and office seekers or for the professional consultants who earn their livings from politics.
Note: Is this too much of an inside story?
three of his advisers were quoted anonymously by POLITICO
Note: Politico sure gets quoted a lot.
“He knows how to solve big problems, and he brings in a lot of people on both sides of the aisle that are really smart people, and he makes them argue, listens to them, forms his own opinions, gets more data, and then comes up with ‘Okay, given the reality of where we are, how do we solve this?’ ” said his son Tagg.
Note: Sounds like Obama.
one GOP operative told us.
Note: "Operative" appears 15 times in this little book.