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As the Obama media goes ga-ga over their emperor, a few details never make home:


One of the hotel’s bosses has indicated that all the rooms of the hotel (245 rooms, to be precise) have been booked by the Obama team, from Thursday, April 2nd to Sunday April 5th.

One of the hotel’s bosses has indicated that all the rooms of the hotel (245 rooms, to be precise) have been booked by the Obama team, from Thursday, April 2nd to Sunday April 5th.
The hotel’s fifteen meeting rooms have been reserved too, and so have the two restaurants.

.And if spending one million Euros (way over one million Dollars) on this is not extravagant enough, how about some extra:

In fact, Obama was not satisfied with the suite he was due to stay in. Therefore, do you know what he decided to do ?
He asked to have it entirely redecorated !

MMM! I hope is in early Ionian style complete with the columns! Columns suit him so well

No wonder Politico reports GOP feel “worried about anti-Obama talk” in spite of the ratings of their shows growing. Don’t ask, I don’t get it either it’s a Politco thing.

Just as is that other story, about Obama’s pollsters.

While not allowing Clinton to live down his interest in polls, some relevant history finally comes up

George W. Bush, reacting against Clinton’s perceived reliance on polls, sharply cut back the practice, according to spending tallies. His main pollster was the no-profile Jan van Lohuizen, but Karl Rove still conducted six major surveys a year, a senior Bush White House staffer said, and employed an aide to pore over the growing pile of publicly available data.

And bringing it to date:

Obama, early indications suggest, combines elements of the Clinton and Bush models. He is polling more than Bush – a bit less than once a week for most of his young term, two people involved said.

But they did find a way to compare him favorably to Clinton: Obama delegates – do there!

But Obama, though polling regularly, is no Clinton either. The 42nd president studied the polls from Penn and his partners Doug Schoenpolls with “hypnotic intensity,” the Washington Post once wrote. Obama leaves political guru David Axelrod to sift through the results.

And also, he is a pure salesman – unlike Clinton – according to Politico, although I for one have yet to notice an actual interest in policy there

Elements of Obama’s approach bear the hallmarks of message testing, like the introduction of the words “recovery” and “reinvestment” to rebrand the “stimulus” package, and aides said the polling has focused almost entirely on selling policy, not on measuring the president’s personal appeal.

All righty then. As long as we are measured as consumers, not citizens everything is copacetic. Besides, the selling of the personal appeal is done not by pollsters, but by Politico and the rest of the Obama media.


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