Today’s Obama campaign memo courtesy of The Hill. It’s all Karl Rove’s fault or something.
But the former official said the sea change, especially with the tidal wave of GOP cash, is palpable.
“There’s a very real sense of, ‘You can’t just sit back,’ ” the former official said. “There’s so much money on the other side, and we’re in unknown waters. If people are freaked out, I think they should be freaked out. After all, it’s the new reality of American electoral politics. And we’re venturing into the great unknown.”
Don Peebles, who serves on Obama’s National Finance Committee, told The Hill he’s “concerned [Obama] won’t have sufficient resources to fight back with.”
Aw, poor guy. Hundreds of millions of dollars, daily slanted polls trying to make people think you’re invulnerable, 99.9% of the broadcast and print media sacrificing any pretense of objectivity to help get you elected. Those are really tough headwinds, champ.
Still, despite those built-in advantages, there’s panic at the Obama disco.
The Obama campaign, Jillson added, “isn’t down and terrified. They’re up and running a little scared.”
Even worse? No lavish Martha’s Vineyard vacation this summer for our heroic middle-class warrior.
Don’t you see the sacrifices he’s making for you?