Customer Feedback, Week 6

[Lay impressions on the GOP’s political messaging this week. More information about this series can be found here. Other posts in the series can be found here.] Slow news week last week.  A relative (and rare) calm before the State of the Union tomorrow night.  Hagel and Brennan Republicans are weak on the confirmations of…

Customer Feedback, Week 4: Goodbye to Stupid

[Lay impressions on the GOP’s political messaging this week. More information about this series can be found here. Other posts in the series can be found here.] Benghazi, abortion, recess appointments, reactions to the second inaugural.  A relatively slow news week. “Stop Being the Stupid Party” Says Gov. Bobby Jindal.  The Tea Party message is…

Customer Feedback, Week 3

[Lay impressions on the week’s politics for the benefit of hypothetical GOP leaders looking to know whether and how the week’s political messaging went over. More information about this series can be found here. Other posts in the series can be found here.] Reactions to this week’s political messaging, particularly concerning House Republican leadership: GOP…

Customer Feedback: Week 1, 2013

[Lay impressions on the week’s politics, reported to a hypothetical GOP leader curious to know whether and how the week’s political messaging was received. More information about this series here.] Feedback on this week’s political news and messaging: Out with the “Fiscal Cliff,” in with the “Debt Cliff” The “fiscal cliff” seemed to end not…

Customer Feedback: Lay Impressions on the Week’s Politics, No. 2

First, some revisions to the mission statement of this series.  As a relatively attentive, firmly right-of-center, yet critical constituent, I offer this “customer feedback” to a fictional GOP leader curious to know whether and how one constituent received the week’s political messaging.  The light analysis is offered to convey those impressions gleaned from a casual…