Examining the Wounds

In the wake of the government shutdown, two issues that could cause each party to hemorrhage support ahead of next year’s election have come to the fore: Obamacare for Democrats and the Tea Party for Republicans.

What are the perceptions of each party as a result of consistent and unified Democratic messaging during the shutdown? Can Democrats win a direct exchange over Obamacare, or should they continue to pivot to other issues? Does an affiliation with the Tea Party hurt a Republican as much as being radical or reckless? CONT. – pdf

Global Strategy Group