Cleaning Up the Right

Several years ago, I noted a connection between various Republican consultants and the incestuous ties within political campaigns. The GOP has a problem with a lot of consultants. They get paid commissions whether a candidate wins or loses. They get commissions from most parts of a campaign business and, interestingly, do not invest in parts that do not pay commissions. It is time for action.

On the consultant front, here in Georgia, it is not just that Sen. Raphael Warnock outspent Herschel Walker. It is how Warnock outspent Walker. In 2021, Warnock had over 70 varieties of streaming ads for digital services. The Republicans had two. This time, again, Warnock more precisely targeted various voters online than the GOP did. One will not be surprised to discover how little consultants make from digital advertising.In 2008 and 2012, then-candidate Barack Obama brought his consulting team in-house, paid them salaries and gave them benefits. The GOP …

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