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December 09, 2007

John Hawkins interviews Fred's campaign manager [someone]

As I'm apparently the official Voice of Fred here in Moronville, I guess I should note that John Hawkins of Right Wing News has an interview up with Bill Lacy, Fred's campaign manager.

There aren't a whole lot of surprises here -- his victory scenario is essentially what I've said, stay "viable" until winning South Carolina -- but Lacy is quite forthright and gives some insight into what they may have been thinking leading up to yesterday's Iowa story (and Drew, your link was borked).

My guess on the latter is that it is both about giving the campaign a definite and visible focus and -- though Fred says he is only shooting for #3 (that is, eliminating the possibility of finishing worse and being written off before the big race begins) -- the possibility of picking off either Romney or Huckabee to finish #2. If, after spending a gazillion dollars there (since, what, the Clinton Administration?) Romney can't even finish second in Iowa, his campaign might find itself shedding supporters fast. Ditto the Huckabee bubble, which could pop at any time.


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