BY Federica Cocco | Friday, May 11 2012
Nicolas Sarkozy is not the only politician to have lauded Obama’s 2008 campaign. Many European campaigns were running slogans that echoed the “Yes, we can!” refrain.
The gimmicky rhetoric failed to persuade their electorate and, when push came to shove, pretty much the whole old continent has effectively failed to heed Obama’s campaign strategy. Mainstream parties didn’t carry out grassroots mobilization and fundraising in earnest. A top-down approach persisted.Read More
BY Miranda Neubauer | Tuesday, April 17 2012
French social media users may not post exit poll results of Sunday's election until after all polls close, and disobeying that rule could result in the cancellation of some results, according to French media reports cited by the Guardian and others.Read More