10.25.2005

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Although their "stand" on issues seems pretty clear to me ("dump the Republicans so we can be in power again"), the Dumbopublican Party "leadership" is concerned that citizens just aren't sure what it stands for. So . . . as Josephine Hearn, writing for The Hill reports in "Dems test new slogan" . . .
House Democratic leaders are holding a closed-door meeting with members of their caucus this afternoon to discuss a new slogan for the 2006 midterm elections: "Together, We Can Do Better" or "Together, America Can Do Better," according to Democratic sources.

Although aides say the slogan has yet to be finalized and is still up for debate, it has already been in frequent use by Democratic leaders on both sides of the Capitol for several weeks . . .

Mike McCurry, who served as a spokesman for the Clinton White House, will lead the discussion at the meeting today. He made a similar presentation on the Senate side with former White House Chief of Staff John Podesta and former senior Clinton adviser Doug Sosnik several weeks ago.

Jim Gerstein from Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research will present positive polling on the slogan.

"They're going to be looking to get people's thoughts and foster a discussion" of conveying their message, the leadership aide said.

Similar slogans in past election cycles have also polled well but failed to win back either chamber for Democrats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Oh, OK, I'm back. I was just down the hall throwing up. Ucchh! Catchy new slogans. So that's why these shit-for-brains lost in '04. And here I thought it was because they had not one damn thing to offer. Silly me.