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Beware ‘Astroturf Guy’ David Axelrod


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Beware ‘Astroturf Guy’ David Axelrod

Don’t believe Internet headlines—no matter from which source—warning that Democrats have “major hurdles” after the latest poll.

“Former top Obama campaign strategist David Axelrod acknowledged Saturday that Democrats face tough challenges in November, following a new Associated Press-GfK poll that shows voters increasingly appear to want Republicans over Democrats to control Congress.” (FoxNews.com, April 6, 2014)

Voters out on the hustings for November midterms don’t want donkeys; they don’t want elephants.  They want small-c Conservatives who will stand their ground against the America-destroying policies of the Obama regime.

The it’s-all-but-over-for-Dems message comes from ‘Astroturf Guy’ David Axelod, who took to Twitter to get his S.O.S. to go viral.

Astroturf Guy, who aims to pile on deceptive comfort so that Obama dissidents sit Midterms out under the false assurance they don’t have to do anything because it’s all over for the Dems, is still working from the sidelines for BHO.

As his architect,  it was the now Tweeting Axelrod who presented on stage the 44th president of the United States as a completely astroturfed product.

“Big on props and imagery from the get go, Barack Hussein Obama was presented to 80,000 supporters at last August’s Democratic National Convention on a stage resembling an ancient Greek temple.  Trumping even the most outlandish rock star eye candy, Obama came striding out to a podium that could be raised from beneath the floor at Invesco Field. (Canada Free Press, Aug. 16, 2009)

It was Axelrod who led the wolf pack presenting a do-nothing, largely unknown Illinois senator to the world as ‘the Messiah’.

The image of Obama, the Messiah began to wither and die the moment he admitted his goal was the Fundamental Transformation of America.

But Axelrod astroturfing went on to turn the tables on American industry groups and others, laying the Axelrod-astroturf blame on the very people fighting ObamaCare.

“Democrats are accusing industry groups, Republicans, and anyone else who opposes the president’s health care reform health insurance reform effort of “astroturfing”—creating the appearance of grass roots opposition when grass roots opposition fails to materialize organically. The DNC puts out a release this afternoon saying, “America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) has taken a lead role in fighting health insurance reform efforts and are, along with other Republican allies like FreedomWorks, Conservatives for Patients Rights and Americans for Prosperity, now engaging in ‘astroturf’ campaigns in a desperate effort to ‘kill’ reform and ‘break’ the President.” (Weekly Standard Aug. 5 2009)

“Leaving aside whether or not the DNC’s charge is true, and no doubt to some extent it is true—just as most effective advocacy campaigns are managed and organized by existing groups—it’s worth noting that one of the pioneers in creating the appearance of grass roots support for a program where none really exists is none other than David Axelrod, the president’s chief strategist and right-hand man:

“The Secret Side of David Axelrod

“The Obama campaign’s chief strategist is a master of “Astroturfing” and has a second firm that shapes public opinion for corporations

“David Axelrod has long been known for his political magic. Through his AKP&D Message & Media consultancy, the campaign veteran has advised a succession of Democratic candidates since 1985, and he’s now chief strategist for Senator Barack Obama’s bid for President. But on the down low, Axelrod moonlights in the private sector.

“From the same address in Chicago’s River North neighborhood, Axelrod operates a second business, ASK Public Strategies, that discreetly plots strategy and advertising campaigns for corporate clients to tilt public opinion their way. He and his partners consider virtually everything about ASK to be top secret, from its client roster and revenue to even the number of its employees. But customers and public records confirm that it has quarterbacked campaigns for the Chicago Children’s Museum, ComEd, Cablevision, and AT&T.

“ASK’s predilection for operating in the shadows shows up in its work. On behalf of ComEd and Comcast, the firm helped set up front organizations that were listed as sponsors of public-issue ads. Industry insiders call such practices “Astroturfing,” a reference to manufacturing grassroots support. Alderman Brendan Reilly of the 42nd Ward, who has been battling the Children’s Museum’s relocation plans, describes ASK as “the gold standard in Astroturf organizing. This is an emerging industry, and ASK has made a name for itself in shaping public opinion and manufacturing public support.”

Astroturfing goes far beyond “shaping public opinion” and “manufacturing public support”.

 

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Conniving Marxists like Nancy Pelosi use it to turn the tables on patriots.

“Tea parties are part of an ‘astroturf’ campaign by ‘some of the wealthiest people in America.’”-Nancy Pelosi, April 15, 2009.

“This morning on San Francisco’s KTUV News, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) explained that today’s tea party protests are not by any means an organic grassroots movement. Rather, she said, they are a deliberate astroturf campaign organized by two well-funded right-wing think tanks intent on obstructing the Obama agenda:

PELOSI: What they want is a continuation of the failed economic policies of President George Bush which got us in the situation we are in now. What we want is a new direction. … This [tea party] initiative is funded by the high end — we call call it astroturf, it’s not really a grassroots movement. It’s astroturf by some of the wealthiest people in America to keep the focus on tax cuts for the rich instead of for the great middle class.”

Ignore Axelrod and Astroturf yourself right back on the hustings.  Focus on November 4, 2014, and don’t let any distraction take you off track.

Turn the tables on the Obama Marxists by using the same Saul Alinsky tactics they use against all patriots: Alinsky Rule # 12: “Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, and polarize it.”

Cut off the support network and isolate the target from sympathy.  Go after people and not institutions; people hurt faster than institutions. (This is cruel, but very effective. Direct, personalized criticism and ridicule works.)

Make Obama the lone wolf he deserves to be for the last two years of his term in midterms.

Toss Dems and most Republicans out on their fat rears.  Empower small-c Conservatives who will block Obama’s every move.
 
Time to stop complaining and get your friends to vote.

Be your own ‘Astroturf Guy’ and Save America.


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Judi McLeod is an award-winning journalist with 30 years’ experience in the print media. A former Toronto Sun columnist, she also worked for the Kingston Whig Standard. Her work has appeared on Rush Limbaugh, Newsmax.com, Drudge Report, Foxnews.com.

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