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Why Obama chose fear over hope

With the debates having changed the trajectory of the US election, it is now the conventional wisdom that Obama is missing a forward looking, aspirational message.
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The Insiders: Why not merge?

Insider David Herle puts his partisan Liberal hat back on, and gives us nine reasons why a Liberal/NDP merger is a bad idea.
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The Insiders: Election 41 myth-busting

Before we start looking ahead to the impacts of the 2011 election, let's take a look back and examine some of the assumptions people have made over the course of this campaign.
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The Insiders: What's up with the Conservatives?

Last night on The National I was piling on with other commentators remarking on the Liberal failure to react to the NDP surge in time to nip it in the bud or at least contain it. Equally if not more puzzling is the Conservative reaction.
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The Insiders: Time for a Liberal reboot

To continue to harbour hope of an outright win over the Conservatives, the Liberals need to do something dramatic now to change the trajectory of the campaign. Time and opportunities are running out.
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The Insiders: Zazalenchuking to victory

The sad truth about running a full slate of candidates.
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The Insiders: When to go negative

Unlike the Harper Conservatives, there is a culture in the Liberal Party against negative (or what Jaime calls "comparative") ads. The Conservatives have run negative ads since before the writ was dropped and have never stopped, and will not stop until the campaign is over, if then. They enjoy them.
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The Insiders: When tactics obscure message

I think over the years I've had worse press than Jaime, but I'm still going to part company with him here.
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The Insiders: Party financing

Stephen Harper has reiterated his intention to eliminate the current public financing for federal political parties if re-elected. 
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The Insiders: Poor Guy Giorno

They are miserable and cranky, fighting amongst themselves in the Conservative campaign. This debate issue is driving them crazy.

I don't know this, but based on my experience I assume it is true. This is one of those issues you didn't plan on.
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