The big story you're not getting in the post-election coverage is that in 2006, Democrats finally came up with an answer to Karl Rove's get-out-the-vote "72 Hour Program."
Rove built a volunteer-driven machine from the ground up, backed by the full unity of a ruling Republican Party. The Democrat's answer was was much harder to come by. But this year, finally all cylinders were firing at once -- and what an amazing sight it was to see:
But look: with all that we did together, we still only just squeaked through. In 2008 -- assuming another batch of Republican pedophiles don't surface the week before the election -- we're going to have a much harder campaign. We've got to get better. We've got to refine what we just did. We've got to learn from each other, improve our systems and make two-year plans that start now for winning it all in 2008.
Here are some events where we can do that together as a movement. If you played a role in the 2006 elections, then you're invited: All sorts of wonderful, creative madness is going to take place at Roots Camp. So get yourself there: All you have to do is sign up at the links above.
Wednesday, November 08, 2006
"Learn How to do it Again in 2008"