WH STRATEGIST: Dems Running from President ‘Look Like Chickenshit’

Published on November 4, 2014

I think chicken-shit is the go-to slam amongst BHO’s boys. I wonder why …

Washington (CNN) — Top Democratic strategists in Washington are already beginning one of the city’s oldest traditions — second-guessing a losing election strategy before what is expected to be a stinging defeat in Tuesday’s midterm elections.

One of the key debates to emerge is whether Democratic candidates were too cautious in avoiding President Barack Obama at all costs.

“Running away from the president is never smart,” said one top Democratic strategist who has worked with both the White House and Senate candidates this midterm cycle. “You look like chicken s—,” the strategist added on condition of anonymity.

A White House official who also asked not to be named so he could speak freely argued Democrats still have a chance to hold the Senate. “We don’t think anything is done until election day,” the official said in an email that included election day polls in 2012 that showed the president tied with Mitt Romney. Obama went on to win a decisive victory.

Read more: CNN

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