As head of polling and focus group research for President Obama, David Simas of Taunton says he’s “like a human nerve-ending” because of the dizzying array of numbers and videotape he constantly scans. …
Simas made several public appearances during the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., including one at a breakfast meeting of the Massachusetts delegation.
It provided rare – if assuredly optimistic – insight to the campaign’s private perspective on the state of Obama’s race with Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney. [cont.]
Glen Johnson, Boston Globe