Obama’s Biggest Enemy: Democrats Who Remain Complacent

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“The party with the Party was great last week, and there’s cause for celebration for Democrats.  But the bigger job today is to get out the vote.

A couple of months ago, as I was evaluating an opportunity I had to participate at the Democratic National Convention (DNC), I had a talk with a friend, a huge influencer in the social technology community.  I asked him if he would be interested in joining me in Charlotte.  He was in fact interested, but wondered how interesting the election would be.  His perspective:  “Obama’s got it all wrapped it, correct? Where’s the drama?”

My friend, by the way, is a Democrat. And he’s not the first Democrat with whom I have had this kind of a conversation.  For the most striking thing about the 2012 election so far — from where I sit — is the complacency among many Democrats who were passionately involved — and appropriately worried — about the vote in 2008…”

 

Read the full article “Obama’s Biggest Enemy: Democrats Who Remain Complacent” on Forbes.com.