By Lanny J. Davis – 05/30/12 Within 24 hours over the holiday weekend, Democrats could read two starkly different messaging strategies for President Obama’s reelection campaign. On Monday, May 28, Memorial Day, John Heilemann’s New York magazine article was headlined: “For Obama & Co., this time it’s all about fear.” The day before, New York […]
By Lanny Davis – 05/23/12 The attacks on Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker (D) by the more vitriolic liberal commentators for what he said about Bain Capital on this past Sunday’s “Meet the Press” are just as indefensible as the Republican Party’s cynical and dishonest attempt to exploit and distort what the mayor actually said […]
By Lanny Davis – 05/16/12 Last week, I believe President Obama got it right when he told ABC’s Robin Roberts, “for me personally … I think same-sex couples should be able to get married.” It was also a politically brave decision for Obama. Just the day before, in the critical battleground state of North Carolina, […]
By Lanny Davis – 05/09/12 Virtually every poll in the last two weeks — Gallup, Democracy Corps, USA Today, Rasmussen, New York Times/CBS — shows that Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are in a dead heat nationally as well as in the nine battleground states.
By Lanny J. Davis – 05/02/12 Attorney General Eric Holder has been the subject of vicious partisan personal attacks on his integrity over the failed “gun walking” operation, “Fast and Furious.” The hypocrisy of the double standard by congressional Republicans is obvious.