They have absolutely no strategy for winning. I see . . . no rhyme or reason to this campaign or its scheduling or its planning.A co-chair of Bush's Florida operation from 2004 observed:
I wish we were better organized.Another Republican operative opined:
We need a 120-yard Hail Mary pass.The article quotes one Republican operative as saying:
Who's in charge? They're flying this plane, and nobody's in the cockpit.As a counterpoint, The Sentinel describes the Obama campaign in Florida this way:
The Illinois senator has flooded Florida with more than 300 staffers and thousands of volunteers. He has opened about 50 offices and, in recent weeks, outspent McCain 3-to-1 on television advertising.Florida has 27 electoral votes.