Wednesday, March 28, 2007

Smith: Obama Bucks New Hampshire Way

On the eve of Barack Obama's third New Hampshire visit, Ben Smith wrote an article entitled, "Obama Bucks New Hampshire Way." Smith, of The Politico, argued that Obama's campaign is not a traditional Granite State campaign. In fact, the Jim Demers promotes Obama's uniqueness and appeal to non-traditional primary voters. Ned Hels, former state chairman of the New Hampshire Democratic Party, and Obama supporter, said "What the campaign is about is trying not to go through the traditional routine." The campaign's approach to local officials, Helms said, is "an invitation for engagement rather than a courtship for endorsement." The full article can be read here:

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