Editor's note: Here is Gary Snyder Show contributor Scott Jones' first contribution to The Daily Caller
Things on the playground of presidential campaign politics must seem pretty frustrating for Team Obama right now. While presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney seeks to play major league baseball and run the bases to win the championship, Team Obama seems intent on playing a game of grade-school dodgeball.
Those of us who played dodgeball as children remember the frustration of throwing the ball with all our might and never connecting with the target. As the frustration builds, it can degenerate into name-calling and trash talk. I think this sense of frustration is what the Obama campaign is experiencing right now. Sadly, this is no game — it is an election for president of the United States and the future of our country is on the line.
Team Obama has hurled everything but the kitchen sink — coming soon, no doubt — in an effort to make something stick, with little lasting effect. This approach comes complete with a campaign strategy memo: “Kill Romney.” Nice.
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