Open Thread - Karl in a Corner
Just thought I'd post this little discovery I made whilst cruising through Alabama news. I just know there are some out there that can't get enough of Karl...
I have to remark that I was surprised as heck to see it in the
Montgomery Independent......... I'm telling you.. stateline.org is the best site for news around our country.
This story on Karl is a three page read...and, of course, the juicy stuff is towards the end!
Monday, April 28, 2008
By Scott Hoarton
Karl Rove likes to compare himself with Mark Hanna, the powerful industrialist and senator in the waning nineteenth century who is often credited with the transformation of American political campaigns. Hanna showed that money could be a powerful tool to sculpt the nation's political course. He raised $3.5 million for the 1896 campaign of his friend, William McKinleyup to that point an unimagined sumand he brought in a campaign staff of 1,400, crafted leaflets, did the first direct mailings, devised the notion of surrogate speakers, and refined the notion of political messaging....