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February 23, 2014


The Democrats' Karl Rove

Politico reports former Obama campaign manager Jim Messina "is moving aggressively to capitalize on his newfound fame and status as the maestro who ran a masterful reelection campaign for a president mired in a slumping economy. He's building a political fiefdom through his deep ties to rich Democrats and a nexus of big-money operations... He's grabbing clients around the world, some of whom seem at odds with one another. And he's grabbing cash, in the form of speeches at roughly $50,000 a pop..."

"It's the first time that Messina... is making serious money. He appears to be following a path paved by George W. Bush's political guru, Karl Rove, who turned his master strategist role into a vaunted brand and created a shadow version of the Republican Party machinery through his unlimited-money Crossroads groups."












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