By Prof. Richard G. C. Johnston, Henry E. Brady
Do political crusade occasions make sure election winners? For too lengthy, political scientists argued that matters, no longer campaigns, determinedwhether politicians received or misplaced. newshounds and celebration activists, on theother hand, dedicated their power to refining applicants' public pictures, via occasions, ads and media appearances. CapturingCampaign results brings jointly a very good checklist of specialists in theemerging box of crusade results to review the impression of campaignson our political cultur
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Roy also told me that I had to go to Queens to meet with Donald’s father, Fred Trump. “Fred is a personal friend of Barry Goldwater and has been generous to conservative and Republican candidates and causes. I guarantee you he likes Reagan,” said the twice-indicted attorney. Following Cohn’s advice, I went to see Donald Trump. At the appointed hour, Norma Foederer, Trump’s longtime gatekeeper and assistant, ushered me into Trump’s office. “It’s a pleasure to meet you, Mr. Trump,” I said. “Please call me Donald,” the mogul said with a smile.
For the New York Times, this encounter raised the fundamental question about Trump’s two-day exploratory trip to the West Coast. ” Nagourney asked in the article, wondering if Trump really was a presidential candidate. “As Mr. ” Yes, it was a misstep, but not a big one. I swore I’d never let him make that kind of mistake again. But there were lighter moments during that trip. Speaking at a meeting of the Reform Party, he went out of his way to note the television cameras taping him. “By the way, that camera is 60 Minutes,” he said pointing one out.
But for now, Trump was carefully learning from Perot and Ventura. ” But the fact is that he took their advice seriously and particularly admired both men. But more importantly, Trump was quick to recognize the two had discovered an electorate discontent in Middle America that was just beginning to rear its head. Strangely enough, bolstering Trump’s confidence was a poll conducted by the National Enquirer in 1999, interviewing one hundred Amer-icans—a small sample, about one-tenth the sample size of a standard national poll—but the respondents were reportedly clamoring for Trump to get into the race.