April 21, 2014

Britain's Battle of the U.S. Campaign Consultants

Alex Massie, Politico

The Associated Press

Messina vs. Axelrod is a delicious story, of course, but it is also telling that the Tories, for so long closely identified with the Republican Party, now look to Democrats, not Republicans, for advice. It was an open secret in London that many Tories wanted Obama to win in 2008 and 2012. The right wing of the modern Democratic Party has as much, and perhaps more, in common with Cameron’s brand of Conservatism as does the current GOP. The Republican brand remains toxic overseas.

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TAGGED: Labour Party, Tories, Ed Miliband, David Cameron, Jim Messina, David Axelrod, UK

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