Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Yepsen: Vilsack's departure could signal end for others

Good morning from the Cooler staff. David Yepsen has an interesting article about the end of Vilsack's campaign.

"Tom Vilsack's withdrawl from the 2008 race for president is bad news:

- For governors and ex-governors in this contest. (Voters may not put such a high premium on their skills.)

- For those offering the most strident anti-war messages. (They also didn't go the distance for Howard Dean four years ago.)

- For candidates without money. (Not only are the living-room campaigns of the Jimmy Carter era dead, so is the way he raised money.)"

The former Iowa governor quit his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination last week, citing a lack of cash."


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Did you see the info about his carbon free candidacy? Send money to invest in REAL energy rather than to give him campaign dollars.

What the heck was THAT all about? Wonder where that money went? What REAL energy did they invest in?

Who came up with that idea and why?

10:14 AM  
Blogger murphy said...

Vilsack's withdrawl had nothing to do with him being a Governor and everything to do with him being Vilsack. I can't imagine the alternative reality where this is bad news for the remaining Governors.

11:44 AM  

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