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Analysis: How Did Tea Party Do It?

  • 1. Closed primary
  • 2. Extremely organized
  • 3. Worked the churches
  • 4. Common Core
  • 5. Obamacare
  • 6. Gay marriage ruling (possible)
  • 7. Anti-discrimination ordinance in CdA (possible)
  • 8. Door-to-door campaigning
  • 9. Voter confusion (over avalanche of election material) + apathy
  • 10. Fliers from faux Reagan Republicans & copy-cat KCRCC

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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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