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Old 10-02-2018, 12:32 PM
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Default Re: Donald Trump and East Tennessee

Originally Posted by pjohns View Post
My fear is that he is preaching to the choir--trying to pump up those who already Republicans (in the hope of prompting them to be sure to vote), rather than reaching out to independents.
This is a Karl Rove technique...

"Whipping up the base" gets THEM involved, which, in turn, campaign on Trump's behalf and may turn some indies...

You could have a 10% party affiliation lead and still lose if your base isn't enthused enough to actually go out and vote...

Also, I imagine stations in Tennessee broadcast the rally, live, so any message was not blacked out to the Indies...
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