Just another white boy lost in the blues: Obama's CEO: Jim Messina Has a President to Sell - Businessweek. An interesting article in which we learn the roots to everything that is going suddenly, horribly wrong in the Obama campaign.
The day after Jim Messina quit his job as White House deputy chief of staff last January, he caught a plane to Los Angeles, paid a brief visit to his girlfriend, and then commenced what may be the highest-wattage crash course in executive management ever undertaken. He was about to begin a new job as Barack Obama’s campaign manager, and being a diligent student with access to some very smart people, he arranged a rolling series of personal seminars with the CEOs and senior executives of companies that included Apple (AAPL), Facebook (FB), Zynga (ZNGA), Google (GOOG), Microsoft (MSFT), Salesforce (CRM), and DreamWorks (DWA).Then again, the central problem may be that they're trying to sell tainted goods this time out; tainted with their candidates actual performance. This lackluster product may be the reason we're seeing cheap offer after cheap offer for three bucks. It's the result of this brainiac:
As for the tube socks, leash, and dog collar.... Well, let's face it, Obama is only one email away from selling lottery tickets to a threeway with him and Messina. (Not that there's anything wrong with that.)Posted by gerardvanderleun at June 14, 2012 8:41 AM